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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.

Prepare for a tougher New Zealand Visa Language Test

The New Zealand government has recently toughened its English language requirements for residency. Visa and Residency applicants would be well advised to ensure that their command of the English language is proven and practices. I reaction to the news critics have said that thousands of skilled immigrants will now not be making the cut because they are unprepared. “Tho…

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New Canadian Global Talent Stream Will Facilitate Two-Week Work Permit Processing Time

The government of Canada has outlined details of the new Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which, among other initiatives, will establish a two-week standard for processing of work permit applications (and temporary resident visas when applicable) for highly skilled talent. The Global Talent Stream is scheduled to be operational as of June 12, 2…

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‘Extreme vetting’ could be on the cards for Australian citizenship applicants

Australian Citizenship applicants might have to undergo an ‘extreme vetting’ process if a proposals by the Australian Liberal Democratic Party is passed. Speaking at a press conference libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm said that ‘extreme vetting’ will be proposed to the Australian Government in an effort to ensure that those applying for Australian Citizenship are be…

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Do you become a Canadian citizen when you marry a Canadian

The answer might surprise some, but no, you do not gain Canadian Citizenship by marring and Mountie (or any other Canadian for that matter). Marriage to a Canadian citizen does not give you automatic citizenship. A misconception some prospective migrants, looking for an easy immigration road, might have is that by marrying a Canadian you will be granted Canadian Citizen…

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The New Zealand Essential Skills Visa Occupation List

New Zealand, as most other countries do, offer special visa’s to qualified and experienced talent needed in a variety of positions deemed ‘Essential Skills’. Essential Skills are skills or occupations which the New Zealand Government have identified as being necessary for economic growth in the country but for which local talent is not available. Obtaining a New Zealan…

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Home Affairs set to focus on national security

The role of the South African Department of Home Affairs will soon be discussed at the ruling party’s policy conference in June and could see the department shifting their focus from a mostly administrative role to one of national security. Media reports are quoted as saying that the department, under the leadership of Minister Malusi Gigaba, felt it is “wrongly positio…

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New Zealand 2nd best country for English-speaking expats

The result of a brand new poll says that English-speaking expats love life in New Zealand, and so much so that it took second position in the InterNations popularity contest – this year won by Malta. InterNations recently published reports on the findings of their annual 14 000-strong expat survey and it seems that New Zealand, although bumped from last year’s poll posi…

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Expats choose Canada and Australia

Canada and Australia are rated amongst the top four international destinations for expats. New research suggests that highly skilled migrants are mostly attracted to four countries; namely Canada, Australia, the UK and the USA. The research, published by the World Bank, has listed Canada as one of the top four immigration destination countries in the world that consiste…

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Find out if you qualify for Canadian Permanent Residence/Skilled Worker Immigration

Canada employs their Express Entry Programme to assist prospective migrants in obtaining a Canadian visa or Residency. Through the process skilled migrants across 347 eligible occupations who meet minimum entry criteria, submit an online expression of interest profile to the Express Entry Pool. The profiles of candidates in the pool are ranked under a Comprehensive Rank…

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New Zealand’s Government predicts 48 000 new jobs annually for next 10 years

The government of New Zealand’s 10-year employment forecast is predicting massive growth in job numbers, especially those that require highly skilled employees. In fact 48 000 new jobs will be created year on year for the next 10 years. New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment said the construction industry would experience the biggest increase in j…

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Tasmania might be your ticket to Australia

Relocating to Tasmania might be your easiest and most convenient way of obtaining your Australian citizenship. Did you know that Tasmania has no occupation ceiling for visa’s being offered in a specific career? This means that even if your skill did not make the cut for a Work Visa and Residency on the main land, Tasmania would still welcome migrants whose occupations are …

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The new ‘It’ residence for Millionaire Migrants

Australia attracted more millionaires last year than any other country claims a new report by South African market research group New World Wealth. The same report placed Canada in third and New Zealand in fourth position. Reported on in the Sydney Morning Herald the researcher said the number of migrant millionaires rose to 82,000 last year, compared to 64,000 in 2015.…

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South Australia needs professionals from air-conditioning mechanics to winemakers

South Australia can’t supply enough professionals for nearly a 170 different occupations in demand by the region’s industry – this is on top of a further 415 jobs, designated by the Australian Federal Government, that can filled by migrants. This means that skilled migrants are more in the demand than ever. The South Australia State Development Department’s nominated oc…

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Desperate for skilled migrants

After years of struggling to find appropriately qualified workers Canada has launched a new three-year pilot program which will speed up immigration for skilled workers to the country’s Prince Edward Island. Known as "the Garden Province", Prince Edward Island is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada. As Canada's smallest and least populous province, Prince Edwar…

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Exciting New Opportunity for migrant IT experts interested in New Zealand

New Zealand, and specifically Wellington, is serious about attracting skilled migrants to fill existing gaps in their IT industry. These occupations cannot be filled by Kiwi’s as there is suffering from a lack of both educated and experienced IT experts. Wellington’s employment market has come up with a genius way to address the shortage of skills quickly and effectivel…

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Why you should use a Registered Australian Migration Agent

A special body makes sure that the advice, assistance and recommendation visa applicants receive from their migration agents are true, legal and up to date. This governmental body is known as the Migration Agents Registration Authority. According to Australian immigration laws only immigration agents registered with MARA are legally allowed to assist with a foreign pers…

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Canada makes it easier for students to become residents

Thousands of international students are flocking to Canada, and the Canadian government are encouraging this move as part of the government’s strategy to reshape Canadian demographics by attracting students who have the potential to become well-educated, skilled workers educated in the Canadian university system. It is an answer to Canada’s aging population and slowing bir…

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Canada, Australia and New Zealand still ranked among the Top 20

Since the inception of the InterNations Expat Survey Canada, Australia and New Zealand managed to stay amongst the Top 20 best countries to live and work in. That is the opinion of more than 14 000 expats from all over the world. Expats are asked to rate countries based on work-life balance, access to quality healthcare, education, and infrastructure, as well as cost of…

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Migrating to Canada on a work visa

Canada uses an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) to verify that your foreign degree, diploma, certificate (or other proof of your credential) when you apply for a Canadian work visa. This process ensures that your qualification is valid and equal to a similar Canadian qualification and is one of the requirements if you want to qualify for a Canadian work visa. Yo…

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Canada has streamlined their Spousal Visas

If your partner is working and living in Canada and you’d like to re-unite your family it may be simpler than you think. New immigration laws regarding the Canadian Spousal Visa was passed earlier this year and the changes mean, amongst others, that a married couple with children will be exempt from having to prove their relationship’s legitimacy – their relationship wi…

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