The Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program is a pathway to post-graduation work experience for international students in the United States.
- US authorities make arrests after months-long investigation of fraud in the OPT Program
Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has just released information on the 11 September 2020 SkillSelect Invitation Round. It gives us an indication of where Australian migration & visa policies are heading in the short-term.
Post the Federal budget, the Australian government, in a media release, revealed details of the Permanent Migration Program for 2020-21.
Canada announces New Travel updates and opening of borders for international students & extended family members
Immigration minister announces further strengthening of the public health presence at the border and processes to support enhanced family reunification & entry of international students
From 1 October 2020, tax will be collected at source from individuals for foreign remittances made through the LRS and for buying foreign travel packages.
In September 2020, Queens University Belfast chartered a direct flight from Qatar Airways carrying close to 400 students from Beijing to Belfast. The charter carried both new & returning students.