Changes to Age Limit for Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visas

The maximum age for General Skilled Migration will  be lowered to 44 years from the current Maximum age of 49, As of July 1st, 2017 At this point of time the below visa types will not be affected  by the changes.  For Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 – maximum age 49 For Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass […]

Tough Situation for H1B visa for Indians

Indian tech stocks tanked on news of new United States legislation that seeks to double the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders, making  it difficult for the firms to replace the  American employees with the  Indian software professionals.   TCS, , Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra  the big four Indian IT firms, and each lost between […]

updates on immigration instructions

Upcoming updates to immigration instructions On 5 December 2016, the following Appendix 3 – List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment country lists will be updated: Argentina Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Hungary India Israel Japan Malaysia Netherlands Poland Romania Singapore South Pacific Sweden Switzerland Taiwan If you claimed points for a recognised qualification on one […]

Australia’s simplified student visa framework ( SSVF ) changes. and How To guide for subclass 500

Australia’s simplified student visa framework (SSVF) came into effect from July 1 2016. The following changes have come into effect from 1st July 2016: All the international students will apply for a single Student visa (subclass 500), regardless of their chosen course of study. Only student guardians will apply for the new Student Guardian visa […]

457 Visa Review by DIBP

REVIEW INTO 457 PROGRAMS The DIBP yesterday released the Independent Review into the Subclass 457 program. There were around 22 recommendations amongst them the most important ones are: Relax the English Language Requirement for 457 visas Making it easier for 457 Visa Holders to apply for permanent residence via ENS New compliance arrangements and banning […]

Alternative to IELTS for General skilled migration

Good News!!!!!!!!! Alternative English Language tests for Immigration visa applicants From November 2014, the following visa subclasses Temporary Graduate Skilled Visa Work and Holiday visa programmes will accept a TOEFL iBT or PTE Academic test score as evidence of English ability.   From November 2014, intending migrants submitting an Expression of Interest through Skill Select will be […]

Good News for Students aspiring to study in Vocational courses in Australia

Good News for Student planning Higher Education in Australia…. “The non-university education system supports thousands of Australian jobs directly, and indirectly.” Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Scott Morrison and Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne announced a package of measures that would simplify student visas through a streamlined assessment-level framework (ALF) and by extending streamlined […]

Good days ahead for Student visas to Australia

Some of the Premiers of Australia are pressurizing federal government to make the student visa process more easy and accessible. international students visa should be set to change, after Victorian premier Denis Napthine called for faster processing procedure. Addressing a Council of Australian Governments meeting on April 19, Dr Napthine said it is important to […]

Skillselect for Australian Migration

 Introduction of Skillselect for GSM and Business visas.    The Skillselect is actually a process introduced in-between the visa application. This will facilitate Australia to choose only those skills which are of high demand in Australia. It also makes Australia to choose the best of the applicants to get selected to migrate to Australia. Sillselect […]

Huge skill shortages due to high deman in Minning and construction industry

Huge skill shortages are experienced in relating to mining, and construction industries . This shortages are encouraging these industries to hike the minimum salary paid to the workers. The skilled workers from other industries are trying to enter into these industries due to high salaries . This phenomena is having a pronounced effect on other […]

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