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The New World Immigration Blog provides you with a platform to conveniently gain access to recent news and insightful advice with relation to visa application and immigration information. This blog aims to provide useful content for anyone or business company interested in immigrating to South Africa or Australia. Be open to use this space to comment and share your thoughts on uploaded posts.

Four Fantastic Reasons that Makes Australia a Great Decision

Australia is not known as ‘the Lucky Country’ for nothing a combination of good governance, top quality infrastructure and a good dose of enthusiasm has ensured this relatively young country’s international success. Cities like Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth are known for their Western feel and look with strong European influences which can be traced back to thei…

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Expats score Canada as 7th safest place in the world to live

A recent survey revealed that Canada, a popular expat and migrant destination for South Africans, is perceived as the seventh safest country in the world to live in – and the reason why it is so popular with South Africans plagued by crime and violence. Canada placed a very respectable 13th amongst the 20 best places in the world to live, but if you don’t mind the coole…

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Zimbabweans have grace until 2021

Good news for the more than 200 000 Zimbabweans living in South Africa is that they will enjoy a four-year grace period before they have to apply for South African visas.


Zimbabweans Have Grace Until 2021

The current deadline for the Dispensation of Zimbabweans Project (ZDP) has been pushed back to 2021.

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In 2010, under the conditions of the ZDP amnesty was offered to Zimbabweans who had been living in th…

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Australia: Drive to encourage migrants to move to South Australia

An initiative to encourage migrants to move to South Australia could include easier immigration and fast tracking citizenship. According to the findings of the new South Australia Centre for Economic Studies this Australian territory will only prosper if it manages to attract overseas migrants to curb the effects of its’ small and aging population. One of the Centre’s s…

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Australia: These Consultants are always employed

If you are a consultant in your field of expertise and have considered spreading your wings to Australia you might have wondered what the really successful specialized consultants in Australia do. Are they the IT-crowed, medical experts or business specialists? Business Insider came up with a list of professions in which consultants easily find well-paying jobs while ga…

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Lawmakers Reach Consensus on Increasing Canadian Immigration Levels

The Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met to reflect on Canada’s immigration system. To make progress on Canada’s Vision Action Plan for 2016-2019, all Ministers agreed to work in partnership to ensure a fast, flexible, and efficient economic immigration system; strategic immigration levels planning; and effecti…

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How to buy a house in Australia as a temporary resident

A big part of feeling completely invested in a country is owning a home there. It gives you roots and is evidence of your commitment to that country. It is also one of the best and most important investments you will ever make. But if you are planning on migrating to Australia you might have asked yourself how you go about buying a house as a temporary resident in Australi…

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Kids can play on their street in Australia and Canada but not in SA

An international initiative to motivate children to take part in physical play on the street they live in is taking Canada and Australia by storm but South African kids are missing out on the fun as their streets are considered too dangerous. If you are older than 30 you most likely remember playing in the street in front of your house with all the kids from the neighbo…

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Moving to Australia, Finding somewhere to call home

Finding somewhere to call home (even just temporarily) is certainly your biggest priority once you arrive in Australia. Living in the airport lounge will not um… ‘fly’ with Aussie authorities and as you can imagine it is most uncomfortable – as demonstrated by Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks, Terminal). Deciding to ‘wing it’ when you land is probably not the most thought out…

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Taking your Pets to Australia with you? Read this

For many households, pets are part of the family and making sure you understand what is involved with taking Fido and Fuzzy to Australia when you and your family immigrate is not to be underestimated. The Australian government is very serious about protecting their wildlife and fauna and flora from unwanted illnesses, parasites, infections and any other communicable dis…

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What the Proposed Changes to Language Requirements Mean

In April this year the Australian Federal Government announced that it was considering a number of changes to the country’s current immigration requirements. Peter Dutton, the immigration minister, unveiled the proposed citizenship changes on 20 April, significantly raising the hurdles on gaining citizenship, badging the proposal a national security measure. What are t…

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Your Partners Qualifications can Benefit Your Immigration Score

Did you know that your partner’s qualifications, experience and education could contribute to improving your immigration score? Well yes it certainly can! Canada is one of a few countries who manage their immigration based on how valuable the applicant is. While Canada welcomes migrants, migrants must meet certain minimum requirements in terms of their character, skills…

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Bring Grandpa and Grandma home to you in Australia

Family is the most important thing in life and when you have limited access to your loved ones you quickly realize how valuable your time together really is. For too long children of South African immigrants in Australia had to be content with spending time with gramps on Skype. But this is about to change. Australia’s new Parent visa means that nearly 150 000 South Afr…

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Tips for making the most of your time in Canada (Expat Stories)

As a would-be migrant or expat you must know that the best people to share tips on life in Canada are those who has actually experienced the country as expats or migrant themselves. Reading their tips can be very useful in helping your prepare for your adoptive country. We have come up with a list of the 5 most useful tips. Expats in Canada - 5 Tips for Living in Canad…

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Do you qualify for an Australian Skilled Migrant Visa Quiz

You might qualify for an Australian Work Visa which will give you the right to live and work in one of the world’s most advanced, stable and prosperous countries. Australia offers incredible opportunities for anyone who meets their immigration criteria and, based on the experiences of other migrants and expats, you won’t regret starting a life Down Under. The country consi…

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Tips for making the most of your time in Canada

As a would-be migrant or expat you must know that the best people to share tips on life in Canada are those who has actually experienced the country as expats or migrant themselves. Reading their tips can be very useful in helping your prepare for your adoptive country. We have come up with a list of the 5 most useful tips. Expats in Canada - 5 Tips for Living in Canad…

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Canada to Invite More Applications under Parent and Grandparent Program

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will invite more sponsors of foreign parents and grandparents to submit an application under the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP). The upcoming round of invitations, which will begin on September 6 and continue over a few days, is the second round to take place in 2017. Potential sponsors who were not invited to ap…

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Immigration Minister Promoting Student Visas and Express Entry to South Africans

Canada is actively marketing their student visa program to South African’s who show the talent and interest in remaining in Canada after completing their education. The Canadian Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen recently visited South Africa during his tour of Europe and few African countries speaking with students and stakeholders and highlig…

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Your 12-step Immigration and Citizenship Plan

Immigrating to a new country can be a bit scary and overwhelming when you don’t know exactly what to do and what to expect of the process. We’ve come up with a 12-step plan for immigrating to Canada through their Express Entry Immigration system. 1. Find an immigration representative You will need an immigration and citizenship representative to:• explain and give advi…

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Australia Reverses Decision to Scrap Scientist from SOL

Life scientists, biochemists, and microbiologists were scrapped from the Federal Government’s migrant skilled occupations list after a decision to replace 457 visas earlier this year. This move was not well received by the Australian scientific community. At the time, Australian Medical Research Institutes Association president Tony Cunningham said the new list had put …

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