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  1. silence from immigration - passeport talent renewal

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I am finding myself in yet another quandry with immigration. For those who likely don't remember my previous posts, I ended up in a very irregular situation as I was here on a tourist visa to organize housing/bank/etc. in advance of my husband receiving the passeport talent and then I got...
  2. Immigration Consultant

    UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Most reliable immigration consultant for Australia/Canada, in Abu Dhabi?
  3. Can I travel outside UK as my current BRP expires in 45days

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I have my current BRP expiring around 4th week of September 2020 and I have planned to go on a vacation to Europe for a week and return by 7th August 2020. Will there be any issues, while I re-enter the UK border? I have also got the copy of my Visa extension application summary and the...
  4. Wrong approach? France Immigration

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    In an effort to obtain French citizenship I'd contacted the proper departments in Paris, for processing my documents. Lately, (it's a three year wait) I thought I'd consult a French Immigration lawyer. I have written four of them. Only one responded, saying he knew nothing about immigration to...
  5. France Permanent Resident Moving to Cyprus

    Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hello, my plan is to move to Cyprus in the next 18 months so doing my research now. All the info I've found so far on immigrating has mostly been directed to UK folks. I'm American but have been living in France 11 years. I have permanent residency (10 Year Carte which is automatically renewable...
  6. Canada PNP

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Dear forum members, I am Shebeer from Trivandrum , Kerala , India who is working as Senior Software Analyst at one of the company in techno park . This is my dream to immigrate Canada , Please anyone answer my below queries , Qualification - Master degree (MCA) Total Experience in IT - 6+...
  7. Help Required to apply for Australian Immigration

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, I am new to this forum and looking for help and guidance to apply for Australian Immigration under subclass 190. Below are some of my details Qualification: BBA (4 years) in Dec 2015 (currently doing my MBA from Dubai) Work experience: 6 years Profession: Advertising & Branding...
  8. From RSA to UK

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey there, I'm a 29 year-old, dual RSA-UK citizen moving back to the UK after living in RSA for the past 5 years or so. I'm planning on moving early next year. One of the challenges I'm facing is deciding where in the UK I want to live. Last time I lived there, I was mostly in the South West...
  9. Ban in Australia affects my application for Canada Immigration

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Dear... I have a ban to apply for temporary visa in Australia due to overstaying in Australia. Now I am planning to apply for Canada. I am worried that it would affect my application in Canada?:rolleyes:
  10. PCC from the UK

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I have a doubt regarding PCC from the UK. Currently I am in India and i don't remember the addresses I stayed in when I was in the UK. I do remember one of the addresses out of 2 I lived. Kindly help me, with below queries? 1. Is it mandatory to mention all addresses? 2. Do they check...
  11. Query regarding health (BMI)

    Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    This is a rather different query than what are answered here but here goes. I have received the ITA a couple of weeks ago and everything is ready except for the medical examination reports. Now I am a heavy guy (polite way of saying obese) with a bmi > 35. I did go through the immigration...
  12. UK Government pushes on with plans for new immigration system despite Brexit stalling

    Articles: Europe
    While the visa programme in the UK that will be in place immediately after Brexit is still unclear as Parliament fails to agree what the overall deal should be, the British Government has begun seeking views on the country’s future immigration system. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced...
  13. United States may be closing international immigration offices

    Philippines Expat Forum
    I got a note from RAO That the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), closing offices at Manila Embassy they are in preliminary talks on taking this action but nothing finalized yet. I remember reading something in the news about this and I also found a couple of articles...
  14. Health Check Up for 190 visa immigration

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My partner has completed her Health Check last August 2018 to meet the visa requirement VISA CATEGORY 500 (Student dependent), that have a HAP ID., that covers Medical Examination and Chest X-ray Examination. Now she need to apply for the visa 190 for skilled migration (dependent). I was just...
  15. Paid PhD assessed as full employment?

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear, I would appreciate you clearing some confusion shrouding my mind. 1. I am completing PhD in econometrics/ economics from University of Tasmania. I have university lecturer experience from 2010-2013. Would I be able to apply for assessment as an economist and university lecturer upon...
  16. What qualification to selection in EOI for BCOM

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have completed by Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) which has been assessed by VETASSESS as comparable to the education level of an AQF Bachelor degree. When filling the Education History in Expression of Interest, what should I select in the Qualification field for this course? I see three...
  17. Canada increases immigration levels for next three years

    Articles: Americas
    While some nations are actively trying to reduce the number of immigrants, Canada has announced it wants more people to move to the country with more visas set to be made available. The number of permanent residents permitted is set to grow to 330,800 next year, then increase to 341,000 in 2020...
  18. Express Entry: Opportunities for graphic design professionals

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Dear All, I have a bachelors degree in computer science and a masters degree in multimedia arts and about 10 years of work experience. I haven't yet started the application process. Can someone guide me whether there is a chance for graphic/multimedia design professionals to immigrate to...
  19. Number arriving in New Zealand on work visas up by 2.5%

    Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    More people are arriving in New Zealand to work, especially from the UK, but overall the country is seeing migration fall from record levels last year, official figures show. Annual net migration was 62,700 in the 12 months to September 2018, down 8,300 from the previous year, according to the...
  20. More people becoming Canadian citizens and faster

    Articles: Americas
    One year on from the citizenship process being made faster, officials in Canada want this year’s citizenship week to encourage others who move to the country to make it permanent. Since October last year people wanting to become Canadian citizens have seen greater flexibility in terms of...