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  • Finland to charge tuition fees from students of non-EU, non-EEA countries

    The Finnish government has submitted to parliament a bill to reintroduce tuition fees to be imposed on students from outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA), local media has reported. The proposed payment threshold is 1,500 euro (1665.6 U.S. dollars) per academic year, and will be applied to bachelor’s and master’s… Read More »

    Oct 27, 2015
  • Israel to issue ‘start-up visas’ for foreign entrepreneurs

    If you are planning on creating the next Waze, the next Trusteer, or the next XtremIO, the government doesn’t care if you’re Jewish, Israeli or have even visited the Holy Land. It wants you to set up shop right here. The Economy Ministry on Thursday announced plans to issue “innovation visas” for foreign entrepreneurs to… Read More »

    Oct 27, 2015
  • L-2 dependents traveling to US without L-1 worker need additional documents

    L-2 non-immigrant dependent visa holders who are traveling to the US without their L-1A or L-1B visa spouse/parent are reportedly being placed in ‘secondary inspection’ by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Secondary inspection is the process whereby a CBP officer will direct a person, or persons, to an interview area if they wish to… Read More »

    Oct 27, 2015
  • Visa requirements for foreigners travelling to SA revised

    Cape Town – South African children under the age of 18 will still be required to travel with an unabridged birth certificate, but the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) task team – established to investigate the effects of SA’s controversial immigration regulations has recommended that the requirement be revised for children of foreign visitors. Cabinet approved the… Read More »

    Oct 27, 2015
  • Police warn of immigration officer phone scams in York Region

    Police are warning residents in York Region to be cautious following reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to be Canadian immigration officers. In a news release Friday, York Regional Police said that they have received “multiple” reports from people who have been contacted by fraudsters pretending to be Canadian immigration officers. Police allege… Read More »

    Oct 27, 2015
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