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The latest immigration and visa news for the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and select European countries - straight from the leading immigrant advocates in the Philippines.

Updated December 19, 2017. Originally posted on October 28, 2016.

Why you should consider studying in Ireland

Benefit from the support of the Irish government to ensure the excellent quality of Ireland's higher education.

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Updated December 19, 2017. Originally posted on October 28, 2016.

Documents Required for an Irish Student Visa Application

If you want to launch a European career, why not start by taking further studies in Ireland to improve your credentials? Know what documents are needed to apply for an Irish student visa.

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July 3, 2017

English requirement for studying in Ireland

Like the United Kingdom, the English proficiency of a student visa applicant is required under the immigration rules of Ireland. Specific English language requirements, however, apply to the academic programs an international student intends to enroll in.

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June 7, 2017

Study in Ireland, Work in Europe: Ireland's National Framework of Qualifications

Do you want to work around Europe? With Ireland's National Framework of Qualifications system, the knowledge, skill and competence per qualification and education level are clearly defined. This allows other countries to see how Ireland's qualifications fit in with theirs, making it easier for employers to pinpoint your skills sets and competence.

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January 8, 2017

Top Migration Destinations for 2017

2016 was not migrant-friendly. Fear of immigrants occupying space and taking away jobs from a host country's citizens and legal residents saw migration in the spotlight- then turning into a bulls-eye. So, where to migrate in 2017 temporary or otherwise?

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December 18, 2016

2017 How to Apply for Registration as an RN in Ireland

With the UK's status as a member of the European Union in question - only a matter of when, not if - Ireland is the better alternative as the Filipino RN's destination to practice nursing and explore benefits of being able to visit, work, or reside anywhere in the European Union. Also links to RN jobs in Ireland.

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Updated December 4, 2016. Originally posted on November 30, 2016.

Postgrad Entry Requirements for Non-EU Applicants of University College Cork

See how your credentials stack up against the requirements for postgrad applicants to UCC

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Updated October 26, 2016. Originally posted on October 19, 2016.

Still, 8 Great Tips for Visa Approval

With 10 to 12 million Filipinos overseas – half of them as permanent residents – it’s no wonder there are tens of thousands of tourist, work, student and immigrant visas. Why are there many refused admission at ports of entry even as they hold valid visas?

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Updated August 16, 2016. Originally posted on August 15, 2016.

The seasons make the clothes

We're taking a break from more serious immigration matters at the moment to take a look at one of the more trivial (but nevertheless important important!) aspects of traveling overseas: clothes.

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Updated August 15, 2016. Originally posted on August 9, 2016.

Bridging the Enrollment to Employment Gap

An average of 500,000 students in the Philippines graduate from a four-year degree program every year. They were the ones who were able to cross the enrollment to commencement bridge. The next bridge, commencement to employment (local or overseas), can be a little tricky or rickety depending on when you get to it.

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August 14, 2016

EU wants welders, engineers in the fast lane

Employers and headhunters in Germany are going to areas with high unemployment rates looking for welders, fitters and other tradespersons. Porsche on the other hand needs engineers to outrun the competition

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August 14, 2016

Sweet Taste of Migration - Visas for Belgium

We are posting the official information from the Belgian Embassy in Makati as service to our viewers and eReaders. For more info, log on to http://philippines.diplomatie.belgium.be/en/visa/visa-belgium

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Updated August 12, 2016. Originally posted on August 11, 2016.

Graduate: Glad to wait?

1.2 Million college and technical education students graduate every year. Almost the same number of applicants in 3,686 job fairs conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment. Only 30% got hired.

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Updated July 13, 2016. Originally posted on July 6, 2016.

Canada's National Consultation on Immigration

Right on the heels of Brexit and the emergent call of Scotland, France and other EU member countries about remaining or breaking away from the European Union, Canada has initiated a nationwide consultation on how Canada's immigration program should define Canadian citizens and residents 150 years from now.

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April 30, 2016

Help on the Way. Visa Questions Answered Live, On Air - DWIZ

So, it's the weekend and you have a visa or migration question. Get the specific and detailed answer you need - FREE. Just Pay attention.

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Updated April 12, 2016. Originally posted on April 7, 2016.

10 Tips to Determine if US. Job Offer is Genuine

Beware of job offers through the internet. Do not get caught in the web of scams. U.S. employers intending to recruit foreign workers must comply with U.S. labor and immigration laws. A simple "job offer" direct to the applicant is not enough.

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March 29, 2016

Shortage Occupations in Germany

Three years after announcing the opportunity to work and migrate to Germany for Skilled Worker (with completed Vocational Education and Training), the demand and shortage remains. Three reasons why.

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March 29, 2016

Germany Needs 200,000 RNs: How to Qualify

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz announced Germany's need for 200,000 - and the countrys preference for Filipino Nurses. Here's what you need to qualify.

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Updated February 16, 2016. Originally posted on January 29, 2016.

Best Countries to Study Abroad for Filipinos

In 2015, international students contributed more than $30.5 billion to the U.S. economy, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce; a record $17.5 billion to the Australian economy for the 12 months to the end of March 2015; $8 to 10 billion to Canada and more billions of tuition fees to educational institutions in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. So, if you were to choose, what would be your reasons to spend your (or your parent’s) funds?

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Updated February 13, 2016. Originally posted on November 5, 2015.

Occupations in Demand in Ireland

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation changed Regulations expanding the list of occupations eligible of issuance of employment permits and after 5 years - permanent residency.

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