The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has raised concerns over the surge in applications for H-1B visas in the technology industry. The agency reported that the number of applications for H-1B visas has increased for the second consecutive year, with a record-breaking 780,884 applications received in this year's lottery.
Travellers planning a trip to Germany are facing longer waiting times and processing delays for Schengen visas due to a surge in demand. To help you navigate the process, this article provides information on booking appointments with VFS, processing times for Schengen visas, and the regular application process.
Bothra's experience highlights the amount of paperwork and outdated requirements involved in applying for a Schengen visa. Other individuals also shared their experiences, raising concerns about the efficiency and transparency of the process.
The US Embassy in India has introduced an interview waiver process for travelers looking to renew their US visas. Eligible applicants with clearance received or department authorization on their previous visas can now avoid an in-person interview.
The German High Commission in India has announced that there will be changes to visa fees for Schengen and National visa applications from April 26, 2023. The new fees will be applicable to all applications received on or after the said date. The fees for adults have significantly increased, while the fees for minors remain unchanged.
IRCC conducted an all-program draw on April 27, 2023, where 3,500 candidates received invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residency in Canada. Candidates needed a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 483 to be eligible for the draw.
Germany's job seeker visa is a great option for individuals who want to find employment in the country and potentially settle in Europe. This article provides a detailed overview of the visa requirements, application process, and options for converting the visa into a work visa or an EU Blue Card.
The UAE has launched a new five-year Green Visa to attract talented professionals, skilled workers, freelancers, investors, and entrepreneurs from around the world. This long-term residency visa is designed to enhance the flexibility of the job market and offer more benefits than the standard residence visa.
The government will introduce a Trusted Employer Scheme and a points-based system to make it easier for foreign workers to obtain work visas. The e-visa system will also be expanded to cover new visa categories such as study, business, and intra-company transfer visas.
The EU has once again delayed the launch of the Entry-Exit System, a biometric system that replaces passport stamping with digital registration for travellers. The EES launch date is expected to be in May 2024, with chances of further delay until after the summer Olympics in France between July 26 and August 11, 2024.