Politique migratoire pour les étudiants
20 mars 2017

Visa vacances-travail en Australie: récit du rêve éveillé d’une jeune Française

Par Louis Heidsieck. 28.000 jeunes français ont arpenté les pistes australiennes en 2015, 200.000 depuis la création du «working holiday visa», en 2004. Ce type de visa permet de trouver facilement des emplois de court terme pour financer une aventure d’un an. Voir l'article...

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19 mars 2017

Universities overwhelmingly objected to the Trump travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Universities played an important role in the unexpectedly widespread mobilization against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order suspending entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. More...

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Colleges urge some to stay put amid Trump’s travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A revised travel ban issued by the White House no longer applies to immigrants with valid visas, but area university officials are advising students from the six countries named in the executive order to play it safe. More...

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13 mars 2017

Premium H-1B Visa Processing Temporarily Suspended

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it is temporarily suspending premium processing of H-1B skilled worker visa applications for up to six months, beginning on April 3. Read more...

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Aid Applications From Undocumented Students Drop

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Fewer undocumented immigrant students have applied for state-level financial aid in California so far this year, and state education officials are encouraging them to apply before this Thursday's deadline, the Los Angeles Times reported last week. The California Dream Act allows undocumented immigrant students to apply for state financial aid. Read more...

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08 mars 2017

French historian held for 10 hours at border

A renowned French historian who was on his way to a conference at a university in Texas was held for 10 hours and nearly deported when he arrived at Houston airport, writes Rory Mulholland for The Telegraph.
"I have been detained 10 hours at Houston International Airport about to be deported. The officer who arrested me was 'inexperienced'," Henry Rousso, who has written extensively about World War II France, tweeted. Officials from Texas A&M University said Rousso, an Egyptian-born Jewish scholar, had nearly been sent back to Paris as an illegal alien due to a “misunderstanding” over his visa when he arrived in the United States last month
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28 février 2017

Les Visas Libres Savoirs en région Centre : des formations gratuites et essentielles

Logo EtoileLes Visas Libres savoirs constituent une gamme de formations gratuites financées par le Conseil régional du Centre. Leur contenu est adapté au niveau et aux besoins de chacun. De plus, certaines peuvent être effectuées à distance, par Internet. Ce dispositif participe à l'acquisition des compétences de base. Depuis 2004, près de 400 000 visas ont été réalisés. Il existe aujourd'hui 5 Visas différents.
Visa Trois en un (français, maths, sciences humaines)
Visa Pro Numérique
Visa compétences professionnelles
Visa éco-citoyen (Environnement, Hygiène et sécurité)
Visa Anglais Pro(fessionnel) ou Langues pro(fessionnelles)
. Voir l'article...

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26 février 2017

Education International invokes international law in opposition to U.S. immigration ban

By Jeannie Rea. Education International is deeply concerned over the Executive Order signed by President Donald J. Trump on January 27th prohibiting the entry into the United States of Muslim citizens of seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Order directly affects approximately 25,000 people holding student and work visas, and as many as 500,000 people who are permanent legal residents of the United States, including lecturers and researchers. More...

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22 février 2017

US: Bills propose changes to in-demand H-1B visa scheme

By Natalie Marsh. A series of bills are set to be introduced in the US congress proposing changes to the popular temporary worker H-1B and L-1 visa programmes, with the aim of curbing abuse of the system. More...

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21 février 2017

Lower Indian applications dampen New Zealand’s visa approval rates

By Anton Crace. Declining visa applications from India have led to a 20% drop in the total number of students applying for a visa to study in New Zealand from offshore in 2016, according to new statistics from Immigration New Zealand. More...

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