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  • Canadian Foreign Worker Program Changing AGAIN

    Further to the myriad of changes that have affected Canada’s Temporary Worker Program in the last few years, it appears that we still haven’t seen the end. This change impacts LMIA applications. Effective April 30, a new method of identifying employer requirements to recruit foreign workers will be implemented. This change was contemplated previously (with… Read More »

    Apr 27, 2015
  • Quebec seeks delay for changes to Temporary Foreign Worker program

    Quebec is seeking a delay on the application of changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, but the federal government does not appear to be willing to play ball. Changes to the program announced last June would make it harder for Quebec businesses to fill an urgent labour shortage with temporary foreign workers, Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness Minister Kathleen Weil told reporters… Read More »

    Apr 27, 2015
  • Frustration over introduction of new healthcare costs for non-EU students

    Non-EU students have expressed their frustration after being informed that they now have to pay a new Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) when renewing or applying for a Tier 4 student visa. The cost, which was introduced on 6 April, will be calculated using the duration of the student’s course and the period of leave given… Read More »

    Apr 27, 2015
  • UK election manifestos lay out views on post-study work, net migration

    With just under three weeks until the UK general election, the political parties have outlined their plans regarding international students, post-study work, and net migration if they are elected into power on 7 May. About Natalie Marsh Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University… Read More »

    Apr 27, 2015
  • Top 10 Cities For Grads To Get Jobs

    The end of the school year is rapidly approaching. Soon there will be millions of young adults hitting the streets with a fresh degree in their hands looking for a job. While there is a lot of talk in pop culture about how a degree doesn’t help, and how many are left unemployed or under-employed,… Read More »

    Apr 27, 2015
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