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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.

More International Students are staying in Australia after Graduating

If you are planning on studying next year you may want to set your sights on Australia.  The country says a new record number of international students have entered their job market after graduating from Australian universities. By obtaining an Australian qualification more and more international students are successfully obtaining the Australian Temporary Graduate Visa…

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Tasmania needs 34 000 migrants in order to ensure economic growth

The Australian state of Tasmania needs to attract a further 34,000 residents by 2022 to ensure that the state’s economic renaissance continues. The Tasmanian Property council’s executive director Brian Wightman has told the Mercury that the target figure should be 552,500 residents — based on an Australian average growth rate of 1.6 per cent and a base of 518,500 — and …

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More people than ever before migrated to Canada in 2018

In 2018 more migrants than ever chose a life in Canada.  Immigration to Canada has reached new record heights with the last half of 2018 being especially busy. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada says it recorded more migrants entering the country in the six-month period between 1 July and 31 October 2018 than ever before.  These figures are great news for Cana…

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Australia and Canada amongst top 20 countries to live in

Job security, wage growth, safety, and a good quality of life are important factors when choosing a country to settle in. While Norway, Singapore and Switzerland were scored best by expats, both Canada and Australia also made the list. According to HSBC’s “Expat Explorer Survey,” the average expat has an income of $US99,900, a 25% increase from their salary in their hom…

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Business in Western Australia says that they need migrants to fill skills shortage

Business leaders across Western Australia have said that more skilled migrants are desperately needed in the region or the territory will face economic collapse. Western Australia’s Chamber of Commerce appealed to the Australian Federal Government to relax immigration rules so that migrants with the necessary skillset can enter region. Western Australia’s growing skill…

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Canada's unemployment rate has hit a new record low

New data shows that Canada’s unemployment rate has hit a new record low.  Nearly 95% of the country’s population is employed compared to South Africa where not even 75% of its citizens are working. As South Africans know too well, a countries’ unemployment levels have a direct impact on everything from social responsibilities, healthcare, infrastructure, the economy and…

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The world’s most talented choose Canada

Are you one of the brightest tech specialists in your field? Have you considered immigrating to Canada? If you do you will be in very good company! When it comes to finding a place where the wi-fi connects automatically the world’s best and brightest lists Canada as being one of their favourite countries to live and work in. According to the world’s hottest talent, and th…

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Shortage Skills Occupation List for Australia for 2019

If you have been thinking about moving your life to Australia, you will also know that you will have to be granted a visa which allows you to legally work and live Down Under. To be eligible for an Australian work visa, you will have to meet a number of immigration criteria and your occupation should be listed on Australia’s Skilled Occupations List. If you have been th…

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Australia has more jobs for Tradesmen, specifically Electricians, than any other skill

Tradesmen are in huge demand in Australia. A massive shortage of local talent has meant that Australia is inviting tradies from all over the world to take their skills and their families Down Under where the demand for plumbers, electricians, mechanics and builders has never been higher. The situation is so dire that the Australian government has kept the trades as a pe…

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Aussies are the wealthiest people on Earth

Life in Australia seems to be great and only getting better. Besides being one of the world’s happiest, and most progressive countries it seems that Aussies can now also lay claim to being the richest on the planet. According to a new report, Credit Suisse’s 2018 Global Wealth Report Australia was the second-richest country overall based on income levels of that country…

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Home Affairs relaxes rules for traveling with children

In breaking news; South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has announced that the requirements for children travelling through South African ports of entry have been relaxed. Since the inception of the rules in 2014 it has been a bone of contention for many families’ travelling and holiday plans when parents could not present the paperwork needed to bring their childre…

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Your job might qualify you for an Australian Work Visa

The first step in qualifying for an Australian work visa is to find out if your occupation is among the 400 careers which are listed as being in demand in Australia. Australia has no problem importing talent when their own talent pool cannot provide what industries and employers need to keep the economy healthy and growing.   Australia’s occupations lists, also referred …

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Almost 50% of Expats Would Stay in Canada Forever

Almost half of all expats currently living in Canada said they would stay there forever if they could. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published the results of the newest InterNations Expat Insider survey which considered ease of settling in and quality of life are some of the things making Canada one of the ideal places for foreigners to settle. The InterNations…

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Canada’s President says immigration gives them the edge over the U.S.

Canada’s Prime Minister has been pro-immigration since the get go. Under his leadership Canada increased its annual immigration intake and set a target of processing more than a million immigration applications in a 3-year period. The reason for this progressive approach to migration is that Canada says that the skills migrants bring with them gives the country an internat…

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Australia’s Skills shortage is costing the IT industry billions

Australia will certainly start looking at increasing the number of IT experts accepted into the country through its immigration system.  A lack of local talent means that right now the cost of just Australia’s cyber security skills shortage is AU $400 million. Australia’s skills shortages, in most industries, is having far reaching effects and seem to be worse than firs…

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Australia’s Skillselect system could have you immigrating in less than a year

In a hurry to start a life in Australia? Did you know that by using Australia’s SkillSelect system you and your family could be living Down Under before next Christmas! This online system allows skilled workers interested in moving to Australia to be considered for an Australian Independent Skilled Work Visa once they have submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the A…

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Australia and Canada: Home to cities you would love to work in

We spend at least a third of our day at work. We form relationships there we look for personal fulfilment and grow our careers. We want it to be hassle free and with as little stress as possible. We want top employers with World Standard practices and procedures. We want convenience – a shop nearby for a quick grocery stop, a place across the road that sell awesome lunc…

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This is South Africa’s new Home Affairs Minister

After the unsurprising resignation of controversial and shamed former Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, South Africa waited in bated breath to see who President Ramaphosa would appoint to mop up the Malusi mess. Yesterday, during a cabinet reshuffle announcement, the president announced that Siyabonga Cwele will be South Africa’s new Home Affairs Minister. We too…

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Australia owes its growth to the Immigrants

Migrants have never been more important to Australia than they are right now.  The country heavily relies on the skills and assets immigrants take into Australia with them to ensure the country’s economy remains recession free – as it has been since June 1994. While it is true that some news reports sound like Australia might be closing its doors to migrants, many more …

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20 Reasons why Canada is the land of Dreams

At an impressive 9.984 million square kilometers Canada is not only the second largest country in the world, but it is also the largest country in the western hemisphere; boasting a 202,080 kilometer coastline. This means that it has a longer shoreline than any other nation in the world. And with a population density of just 4 people per square kilometer, we look at 18 oth…

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