01 Dec 2016

Peter-Dutton
Peter Dutton, the Immigration Minister of Australia has sparked a huge controversy week when he announced that it was a ‘mistake’ to allow Lebanese Muslims migrants enter the country during the 1970s as due to this, the threat of terrorism has increased. Dutton earlier stated, “The advice I have is that out of the last 33 people who have been charged with terrorist-related offences...

01 Dec 2016

Migration
The Immigration department of Australia has introduced a new, temporary work visa subclasses. This has begun from 19 th of November 2016, where seven subclasses has been decreased to four subclasses. According to Michael Burke, Assistant secretary of Planning, Design and Assurance stated that in order to apply for the Temporary work visa online has become easier for both sponsors and app...

21 Nov 2016

Migration
Special rapporteur of United Nations François Crépeau said that the politicians of Australia are inspiring xenophobic and intolerant behaviour amongst the general public and the rise of nationalist groups. After his 18-days- long first official tour, where he was tasked to report on the human rights of migrants in Australia, he reported that migrants are getting more xenophobia and hate...

21 Nov 2016

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that USA has agreed to take a substantial number of refugees currently residing in the Pacific Islands of Manus and Nauru. Among the 1200 residents of the detention centres in these islands, many will be transferred to the US after president- elect Trump’s inauguration that is scheduled to be held in January. Earlier this year, Aust...

21 Nov 2016

From now on, the skilled foreign workers of Australia holding the 457 visa will be able to stay in Australia for 60 days after their employment is terminated, instead of 90 days, according to a new law from the Federal Government. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced that this new law is to be effective for visas granted on or after 19 November 2016. The Minister said that this...

21 Nov 2016

Recently, Peter Dutton, the Immigration Minister of Australia has attacked Malcolm Fraser, the former Liberal prime minister on his refugee policies. While on an interview at the Sky News, he blamed him for the current struggle Australia has been going on with the foreign fighters travelling to international conflict zones. The foreign fighters are known to be the descendants of the migr...

18 Nov 2016

Right after the U.S Presidential elections 2016, questions have been raised on what are his plans and how he intend to execute them. During the elections, President- elect Donald Trump has stated many times on planning to chop the legislations of President Obama’s administration starting from immigration policy, economic affairs and health care. Recently, President- elect Donal Trump ...

13 Nov 2016

A surprising and positive decision by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to ban all the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes to eliminate black money and terrorism in the country, has been welcomed by the Indians both in India and abroad. Yet, many NRIs living in abroad have been in a dilemma about what to do with the old denominations of RS 500 and Rs 1000, they currently possess. But th...

13 Nov 2016

Last week, the Federal Government of Australia has decided to ban all the refugees and asylum seekers who are currently living at Manus Island and Nauru to enter Australia. This announcement has sparked a dispute as it asserts that the Government has future plans to bring changes to the Migration Act. Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull stated, "This will send the strongest ...

10 Nov 2016

After the most shocking U.S presidency election result 2016, many Americans have announced of migrating to another country. Though it might seem like a joke, but many A- list celebs, and also the public stated similar intentions. Yesterday, the Canadian Immigration website has crashed after the Donald Trump was elected as the President of United States. The ‘Citizenship and Immigration C...