Immigration News

New procedure for UK marriage visa applicants residing in Kazakhstan

December 3, 2012

Effective 11 December 2012, there will be a change to the process of applying for a UK settlement visa in Kazakhstan. All fiancee, spousal and partner visa applications submitted in Almaty on or after 11 December 2012 will be decided …

UK Border Agency immigration backlog hits record

November 12, 2012

Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee currently looking into the problems within the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has spoken out about the huge backlog of pending immigration cases, which are up by an astonishing 25,000 since …

New Canadian Immigration Rules Aimed at Minimising Marriage Fraud

October 28, 2012

The Canadian Minister of Immigration, Jason Kenney, has recently announced new measures which are being taken by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to reduce the current levels of sham marriages taking place in the country. The measures came into …

Australian marriage visa fees to increase on January 1, 2013

October 23, 2012

The Acting Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Kate Lundy, has just announced some changes to the visa pricing system for anyone wishing to enter the country under the partnership policy sponsored by an Australian Citizen or legal permanent resident. …

UK settlement visa problems affect couple and their new baby

October 22, 2012

Recent changes to the way the UK Border Agency (UKBA) processes UK settlement fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications have affected a lot of families around the world. Because of the rise in the required minimum salary of the sponsoring …

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