IMMIGRATION NEWS

1,649 Members of Stateless Shona Community Receive Kenyan Citizenship Documents
1,649 Members of Stateless Shona Community Receive Kenyan Citizenship…
1,649 members of the Shona community have been issued with Kenyan citizenship certificates as part… read more...
Kenya, South Sudan Waive Visa Requirement for Citizens
Kenya, South Sudan Waive Visa Requirement for Citizens
South Sudan nationals will no longer be required to obtain a visa to enter Kenya effective… read more...
500 Trafficked Kenyan Girls Face Arrest as India Crack Downs on Illegal Immigrants
500 Trafficked Kenyan Girls Face Arrest as India Crack Downs on Illega…
About 500 Kenyan girls trafficked to India are facing arrest in the latest crackdown targeting… read more...
UK Retains Kenya on its Travel Ban List
UK Retains Kenya on its Travel Ban List
Kenya has been retained on the list of countries whose citizens are banned from entering the UK… read more...
 Federal judge in Texas Rules DACA Program Unlawful, Halts New Applications
Federal judge in Texas Rules DACA Program Unlawful, Halts New Applica…
A federal judge in Texas on Friday ordered an end to an Obama-era program that prevented the… read more...
93 Kenyans Have Died in Gulf Nations Since 2019, Government Says
93 Kenyans Have Died in Gulf Nations Since 2019, Government Says
Nearly 100 Kenyans have died in Gulf countries in the past two years, the government has said.… read more...
Police Arrest 104 Ethiopians Found Hiding in 3-Bedroom House in Ruiru
Police Arrest 104 Ethiopians Found Hiding in 3-Bedroom House in Ruiru
104 Ethiopian nationals were on Monday arrested from a house in Ruiru, Kiambu County. The… read more...
54 Countries Ban Kenyan Passport Holders Due to COVID-19
54 Countries Ban Kenyan Passport Holders Due to COVID-19
A new survey shows that holders of the Kenyan passport cannot access 54 countries in the wake of… read more...
Gov’t Prepares to Launch Phase II of Huduma Namba Registration
Gov’t Prepares to Launch Phase II of Huduma Namba Registration
Government spokesperson Col Cyrus Oguna says plans to roll out the second phase of Huduma Namba… read more...
Kenya Denies Arrest and Deportation of Fugitive Nigerian Secessionist Leader Nnamdi Kanu
Kenya Denies Arrest and Deportation of Fugitive Nigerian Secessionist…
Kenya has denied role in the arrest and extradition of Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu. The… read more...
Kenyan Students and Professionals to Benefit from Relaxed UK Visa Rules
Kenyan Students and Professionals to Benefit from Relaxed UK Visa Rule…
The UK has announced relaxed visa rules for Kenyan students and professionals planning to study and… read more...
Kenyan Passport is Useless, Says Dubai-Based Socialite Huddah Monroe
Kenyan Passport is Useless, Says Dubai-Based Socialite Huddah Monroe
Kenyan socialite Huddah Monroe has termed the Kenyan passport as “useless.” Taking to Instagram on… read more...
Kenya's Immigration Starts Implementing Citizenship Restoration Program
Kenya's Immigration Starts Implementing Citizenship Restoration P…
The Directorate of Immigration Services has begun implementing the 60-day Rapid Results Initiative… read more...
Kenya Lifts Ban on Flights To and From the UK
Kenya Lifts Ban on Flights To and From the UK
Kenya has lifted a ban on passenger flights to and from the United Kingdom effective immediately.… read more...
Over 24,000 Green Card Lottery Applicants File Lawsuit Against President Biden
Over 24,000 Green Card Lottery Applicants File Lawsuit Against Preside…
On Tuesday, attorneys for over 11,000 Diversity Visa Program lottery winners and their families (24… read more...
Kenyans to Receive Passports at Their Doorsteps Under New Delivery Service
Kenyans to Receive Passports at Their Doorsteps Under New Delivery Ser…
Kenyans who successfully apply for passports are set to receive them at their doorsteps. This comes… read more...
Kenyan Government Launches 60-Day Program Targeting Kenyans Who Lost Their Citizenship
Kenyan Government Launches 60-Day Program Targeting Kenyans Who Lost T…
The government has launched a 60-day Rapid Results Initiative Program (RRI) to expedite the… read more...
Relief for Kenyans in the US as Gov't Approves Processing of e-Passports at Los Angeles Consulate
Relief for Kenyans in the US as Gov't Approves Processing of e-Pa…
Kenyans in the US will soon be able to apply for e-Passports at the Kenyan Consulate in Los Angeles… read more...
Three Kenyan-Born Athletes Switch Allegiance from Kenya to Romania
Three Kenyan-Born Athletes Switch Allegiance from Kenya to Romania
Three Kenyan-born athletes have been granted Romanian citizenship to represent the country at the… read more...
Participated in Last Year's US Green Card Lottery? Results of the DV-2022 Diversity Visa Program Are Now Available
Participated in Last Year's US Green Card Lottery? Results of the…
If you participated the US Diversity Visa program DV-2022 (Green Card Lottery) last year, you can… read more...
Green Card Lottery (DV-2022) Results to be Available Online Starting Tomorrow - Sat, May 8, 2021
Green Card Lottery (DV-2022) Results to be Available Online Starting T…
Results of the DV-2022 green card lottery will be available online starting tomorrow - Saturday,… read more...
Government Warns of Cybercriminals Targeting Visitors to Kenya in e-Visa Scam
Government Warns of Cybercriminals Targeting Visitors to Kenya in e-Vi…
Kenya’s Department of Immigration Services has distanced itself from a pseudo website purporting to… read more...
DV-2022 Green Card Lottery Results to be Available Online Starting Saturday, May 8, 2021
DV-2022 Green Card Lottery Results to be Available Online Starting Sat…
Results of the DV-2022 Diversity Visa, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery, will be available… read more...
Relief for Kenyans in the Gulf as Gov’t Introduces e-Passport Services in Riyadh
Relief for Kenyans in the Gulf as Gov’t Introduces e-Passport Services…
The government is set to begin processing e-passports at the Kenyan Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia… read more...
Travelers Arriving in Kenya from India to be Charged up to Sh182,000 in Quarantine Hotels
Travelers Arriving in Kenya from India to be Charged up to Sh182,000 i…
Passengers arriving from India will be required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in Kenya,… read more...
11 Ethiopian Nationals Jailed for Being in Kenya Illegally
11 Ethiopian Nationals Jailed for Being in Kenya Illegally
A Kenyan court has sentenced 11 Ethiopian nationals to six months in jail after they were found… read more...
No Traveling Out of Kenya Without Vaccine Passport Starting in 2022, Says Government
No Traveling Out of Kenya Without Vaccine Passport Starting in 2022, S…
The government has revealed plans to introduce vaccine passports starting next year.  Tourism… read more...
Deported Kenyan-British Scientist Ahmad Zaheer Sues Kenya Government
Deported Kenyan-British Scientist Ahmad Zaheer Sues Kenya Government
A Kenyan-British scientist has sued the Kenyan government following his deportation last year.… read more...
Boost for Kenyan Job Seekers as Qatar Opens Labor Office in Nairobi
Boost for Kenyan Job Seekers as Qatar Opens Labor Office in Nairobi
Qatar has opened a labor office in Nairobi to help thousands of Kenyans who travel to the Gulf… read more...
Kenyan DJ Crème Dela Crème Free to Visit the US Following Six-Year Ban
Kenyan DJ Crème Dela Crème Free to Visit the US Following Six-Year Ban…
Popular Kenyan disc jockey George Njuguna, popularly known as DJ Crème Dela Crème, is now free to… read more...