IMMIGRATION NEWS

Sonko Reacts to Ban Barring Him and His Family from Entering the US
Sonko Reacts to Ban Barring Him and His Family from Entering the US
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has released a statement after he was banned from setting foot… read more...
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and His Family Banned from Traveling to the US
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and His Family Banned from Travelin…
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his immediate family members have been banned from traveling… read more...
Qatar Shuts Down 12 Kenyan Recruitment Agencies
Qatar Shuts Down 12 Kenyan Recruitment Agencies
Qatar has shut down 12 Kenyan employment agencies that were found to have violated the law. The… read more...
Biden Administration Proposes Limiting Consideration of Public Benefits for Green Card Applications
Biden Administration Proposes Limiting Consideration of Public Benefit…
The Biden administration plans to introduce new regulations that would offer relief to immigrants… read more...
108 Ethiopian Nationals Rescued from a One-Room House in Kiambu
108 Ethiopian Nationals Rescued from a One-Room House in Kiambu
Detectives from the Transnational and Organized Crime unit have rescued 108 Ethiopian nationals… read more...
Dubai Woos Highly Skilled Kenyans with 10-Year Residence Visa
Dubai Woos Highly Skilled Kenyans with 10-Year Residence Visa
Kenya could soon experience a migration of highly trained individuals such as doctors and… read more...
Kenya Extends Deadline for Migration to e-Passport
Kenya Extends Deadline for Migration to e-Passport
Kenya has extended the deadline for phasing out the old-generation passport to November 2022.… read more...
44 Juveniles Among 91 Illegal Immigrants Arrested at a House in Kitengela
44 Juveniles Among 91 Illegal Immigrants Arrested at a House in Kiteng…
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested 91 Ethiopian… read more...
Holders of Kenyan Passports Barred from 40 Countries over Covid-19
Holders of Kenyan Passports Barred from 40 Countries over Covid-19
The number of countries that holders of the Kenyan passport cannot access has dropped to 40 from 43… read more...
Dubai Bans All Passenger Flights Arriving from Kenya
Dubai Bans All Passenger Flights Arriving from Kenya
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has indefinitely suspended all inbound flights from Kenya, Tanzania… read more...
US Issues Holiday Security Warning for Kenya Ahead of Christmas
US Issues Holiday Security Warning for Kenya Ahead of Christmas
The United States has issued a holiday security alert for citizens planning to visit Kenya and… read more...
Kenya Added to the UAE Red List over Omicron Variant
Kenya Added to the UAE Red List over Omicron Variant
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed Kenya on its red alert list following the detection of… read more...
MPs Want Nubians Recognized as a Tribe in Kenya
MPs Want Nubians Recognized as a Tribe in Kenya
The National Assembly’s Administration and National Security Committee has endorsed a petition… read more...
"Najivunia Kuwa Mkenya": Israel-Born Musician Gilad Millo Acquires Kenyan Citizenship
"Najivunia Kuwa Mkenya": Israel-Born Musician Gilad Millo Ac…
Israel-born singer Gilad Millo has finally obtained Kenyan citizenship. The ' Sema Milele' hitmaker… read more...
Miguna Dismisses Gov't Ploy to Have Him Fill Forms to Regain Kenyan Citizenship
Miguna Dismisses Gov't Ploy to Have Him Fill Forms to Regain Keny…
Lawyer Miguna Miguna insists the government must obey a court order to issue him with an emergency… read more...
Canadian Businessman Jailed for 30 Years for Trafficking 12 Nepalese Women into Kenya
Canadian Businessman Jailed for 30 Years for Trafficking 12 Nepalese W…
Canadian businessman Asif Amirali Alibhai Jetha has been sentenced to 30 years in jail by a Mombasa… read more...
Kenya and South Africa Form a Taskforce to Resolve Visa Restrictions
Kenya and South Africa Form a Taskforce to Resolve Visa Restrictions
Kenya and South Africa on Tuesday formed a joint presidential taskforce to resolve visa-related… read more...
Kenyan Embassy in Berlin Refused to Issue Me Travel Documents, Miguna Miguna Says
Kenyan Embassy in Berlin Refused to Issue Me Travel Documents, Miguna…
Lawyer Miguna Miguna says officials at the Kenyan Embassy in Berlin have refused to issue him with… read more...
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Ends Next Week - Tuesday, November 9th
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Ends Next Week - Tuesday…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2023 (DV-2023)  ends on Tuesday,… read more...
Police Arrest 131 Ethiopians Found Hiding in a Rented House in Athi River
Police Arrest 131 Ethiopians Found Hiding in a Rented House in Athi Ri…
Police in Athi River, Machakos County are detaining 131 Ethiopian nationals for allegedly being in… read more...
New Microchip IDs to Allow Kenyans to Travel without Passports
New Microchip IDs to Allow Kenyans to Travel without Passports
President Kenyatta says plans are underway to introduce new identification cards with a microchip… read more...
Willy Mutunga to Travel to Canada to Bring Back Miguna Miguna
Willy Mutunga to Travel to Canada to Bring Back Miguna Miguna
Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has announced he will be traveling to Canada to bring back… read more...
Number of Countries Kenya Passport Holders Cannot Visit Drops to 43
Number of Countries Kenya Passport Holders Cannot Visit Drops to 43
The number of countries that holders of Kenyan passports cannot travel to has dropped to 43 from 54… read more...
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2023) Registration Open, Closes Tuesday, November 9, 2021
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2023) Registration Open, Closes Tuesday, Nov…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2023 (DV-2023)  began on Wednesday… read more...
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, Octobe…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2023 (DV-2023) begins October 6,… read more...
Judge Orders Biden Administration to Reserve 7,395 Slots for DV-2021 Green Card Lottery Winners
Judge Orders Biden Administration to Reserve 7,395 Slots for DV-2021 G…
US District Court Judge Amit Mehta has issued an order reserving a total of 7,395 diversity visas… read more...
Immigration Department Warns Kenyans Against Using Brokers to Get a Passport
Immigration Department Warns Kenyans Against Using Brokers to Get a Pa…
The Directorate of Immigration Services has cautioned passport applicants against using brokers to… read more...
Kenya Launches Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants Amid Influx of Asian Nationals
Kenya Launches Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants Amid Influx of Asian Na…
The government has ordered a crackdown on illegal immigrants due to the threat posed by the COVID-… read more...
Kenya Suspends Visa-Free Entry for Pakistani Nationals
Kenya Suspends Visa-Free Entry for Pakistani Nationals
Kenya has suspended an agreement that grants visa-free entry for Pakistani citizens. The Ministry… read more...
Gov't Addresses Influx of Asian Immigrants into Kenya
Gov't Addresses Influx of Asian Immigrants into Kenya
The government has issued a statement regarding the high number of Asians arriving in Kenya.… read more...