NWI Blog

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 for individuals or businesses interested in immigration, outbound or inbound. Feel free to use this space to comment and share your thoughts on uploaded posts.

Canada Buzzing with Updates – Can We Be Seeing A Draw Soon?

In the last few days, there have been numerous updates in the Canadian Immigration sphere. There are more and more signs that things are beginning to return to normalcy. We first saw the incredible update of all approved permanent residents having their travel restrictions lifted and being able to enter Canadian borders with immediate effect to complete their immigration.…

Read More ›

Uncertainty looms for Zimbabwean permits in South Africa

Panic has gripped Zimbabweans in neighbouring South Africa as the expiry date of their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEPs) approaches. ZEPs are set to expire on December 31 and it is unclear whether they will be renewed. Every time the documents, which were first issued in 2010, expire, there is confusion, but this time, reports that the government will not issue new permi…

Read More ›

Record-breaking Canadian Express Entry Q2 2021

In the world of Canadian immigration, the second quarter of 2021 set yet another record. Through the Express Entry system, Canada has invited 44,591 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The number of Express Entry candidates invited this quarter surpassed the previous record of 44,124 set in the first quarter of 2021. As of June 30, Immigration, Refug…

Read More ›

Department of Home Affairs announces another automatic extension

Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Home Affairs, has extended the validity period of legally issued Long and short-term visas that expired during the lockdown period to 30 September 2021. This means that Foreign Nationals who have not left South Africa since the declaration of the National State of Disaster in March 2020 and those who arrived with valid visas between Decemb…

Read More ›

Canada’s immigration doors are wide open

According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada will likely relax travel restrictions further this summer. Trudeau stated at a press conference on June 22 that Canada is ready to lift travel restrictions once more people are fully vaccinated. According to the announcement made on June 21, fully vaccinated exempt travellers may enter Canada without being quarantined for…

Read More ›

More skilled workers are now eligible for expedited visas to Australia

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke announced that 22 new job categories will be added to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL), which is intended to attract critical workers to the country. Chefs, civil engineers, and software developers are among those whose visas are now being prioritized for processing. The occupations added to the priority list includ…

Read More ›

BIG NEWS from Canada as Individuals with Permanent Residence can travel to Canada as of TODAY

Immigration is still critical to addressing Canada's long-standing demographic challenges and labour market shortages and it will be a critical component of the country's post-pandemic economic recovery. Any foreign national with a valid Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) may travel to Canada beginning June 21, 2021. Foreign nationals who held a valid COPR issued …

Read More ›

The first phase of vaccine certification for visitors entering Canada will go live in July

As the travel industry pressures the government to relax travel restrictions, the federal government plans to launch the first phase of its vaccine certification program for visitors entering the country next month, according to CBC News. According to a federal government source with direct knowledge, a new feature on the ArriveCan app will go live in early July. Accordi…

Read More ›

Job Vacancies in Canadian Health Care have reached an All-Time High as a result of the Pandemic

Despite increased demand as a result of COVID-19, Canada continues to be short thousands of health-care workers. Vacancies in Canada's health-care and social-assistance sectors have reached an all-time high. According to a Statistics Canada study, there will be 100,300 vacant positions in these sectors by the end of 2020. Labour shortages in health care have long been a p…

Read More ›

Canada intends to lift the quarantine on exempt travellers by early July

Canadians and exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated will soon have an amended quarantine requirement when arriving from abroad. Travelers who are already exempt from travel restrictions, according to Health Minister Patty Hajdu, will not have to quarantine for the full 14 days if they have received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within 14 days of arrival. The h…

Read More ›

Contact a consultant today by using our FREE online assessment

We have processed 7000+ applications...what are you waiting for?