Employer-Sponsored Migration

Employer-sponsored Migration This information is about migration to Australia where an employer is sponsoring a person to fill a position in their organisation Summary of migration requirements There are four categories for employer-sponsored migration to Australia: The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) has been developed for Australian employers to recruit permanent, highly-skilled staff from overseas or from people … Read more

Immigration to Italy

Italy started a crackdown on illegal immigration in May. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi proposed new rules under which illegal immigrants would be deported more speedily, even before their appeals are heard. The new and less welcoming national mood was expressed by the Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. Italy and Europe, he said had a “reduced … Read more

‘Special Migration’ Program

‘Special Migration’ Program This information is about migrating to Australia under Australia’s Special Migration program. This information is a general guide only. Detailed information is set out in Booklet 8, Special Migration. You must read the booklet before completing an application for migration. This page has links to general information which describes each of the Special Migration categories, … Read more

Business Skills Entry (For Business People) For Australia

Business Skills Entry This information is about migrating to Australia as a business person. Summary of migration requirements The Business Skills visa class of Australia’s migration program encourages successful business people to settle permanently in Australia and develop new or existing businesses. Business owners, senior executives and investors can apply for a visa under the … Read more

Immigration to UK

Immigration has moved up the agenda as the government realises that immigration is an issue it has to tackle.Home Secretary David Blunkett has developed a reputation for toughness. His proposed Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill would impose stricter measures against people coming into the country seeking asylum. Immigrants could be deported even before their appeals … Read more

Immigration to Germany

Germany is a popular destination for migrants, but immigration is becoming increasingly controversial. A law designed to tighten up asylum rules and encourage integration was passed recently. It provides for German lessons for immigrants already in Germany and aims to give preference to professional workers in future. Interior Minister Otto Schily declared: “With this law, … Read more

Provincial Nomination

Provincial Nomination Most provinces in Canada have an agreement with the Government of Canada that allows them to play a more direct role in selecting immigrants who wish to settle in that province. If you wish to immigrate to one of Canada’s provinces as a Provincial Nominee, you must first apply to the province where … Read more