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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 7:01am On Mar 13
Dave233:
siblings?? Thats not true
very true, just search about it. I know Us immigration loop holes.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by AfonjaBoston: 1:52pm On Mar 13
uche393:
very true, just search about it. I know Us immigration loop holes.

Na i too know people like you the system they flog for yansh

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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 4:19pm On Mar 13
AfonjaBoston:


Na i too know people like you the system they flog for yansh
ok sir
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Dave233: 4:40pm On Mar 13
uche393:
very true, just search about it. I know Us immigration loop holes.
bro! Am telling you! You aren’t correct.

First. You can only petition for your siblings if you are a citizen
Secondly. Sibling petition takes average of 10years for approval.
Get your facts right
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 5:09pm On Mar 13
Dave233:
bro! Am telling you! You aren’t correct.

First. You can only petition for your siblings if you are a citizen
Secondly. Sibling petition takes average of 10years for approval.
Get your facts right
that's what I meant, it requires time and money
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 5:12pm On Mar 13
Dave233:
bro! Am telling you! You aren’t correct.

First. You can only petition for your siblings if you are a citizen
Secondly. Sibling petition takes average of 10years for approval.
Get your facts right
but you said it was not true to petition for siblings pls research b4 you quote me pls
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Dave233: 6:55pm On Mar 13
uche393:
but you said it was not true to petition for siblings pls research b4 you quote me pls
keep quiet! Is PR the same as citizens ? How is a 10years process easy and smooth? Ozwor
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 10:42pm On Mar 13
Dave233:
keep quiet! Is PR the same as citizens ? How is a 10years process easy and smooth? Ozwor
bro I don't need to argue with you, it can be done in less than 10yrs. And where did I mention that Us migration is smooth ?.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by speedyconnect3: 6:10pm On Mar 14
uche393:
If you are planning study-migration
USA is the best if you have Good GRE score you can get full funding. And if you start early to plan for residency 5yrs (2yrs masters and 3yrs opt)is enough to prepare ground for H1b. It takes long to get residency but worth it. You can still go for UK .
Lastly look for a good course and study well to avoid driving cab on H1b status.

Canada could have been #1 if you have work experience for PR and get cheaper tuition fees or loan but getting their student Visa na War.

Why I like Usa is just that if you take the pain to get Pr/Gc you can easily bring in your siblings to US as Pr.



Can even siblings be brought to the US by citizens easily?

I thought it's spouse or parents and kids?
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by uche393: 11:07pm On Mar 14
speedyconnect3:


Can even siblings be brought to the US by citizens easily?

I thought it's spouse or parents and kids?

siblings comes through H1b or any work visa categories, when filing for GC they file as one that has imidiate family member in the US or employer files for you.
The Indians where the main cause of h1b to GC difficulties, Many of them came as tech experts [many were unqualified] they end up doing menial jobs
If gat anything thing of value in you they will never let you go. Thee US needs people that gat the sauce
Me I am migrating with the exceptional talent visa nxt year.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by speedyconnect3: 7:23am On Mar 15
uche393:
siblings comes through H1b or any work visa categories, when filing for GC they file as one that has imidiate family member in the US or employer files for you.
The Indians where the main cause of h1b to GC difficulties, Many of them came as tech experts [many were unqualified] they end up doing menial jobs
If gat anything thing of value in you they will never let you go. Thee US needs people that gat the sauce
Me I am migrating with the exceptional talent visa nxt year.

oh good luck.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by bravesoul247(m): 4:53pm On Mar 15
Sammiel:
Cost of living is damn high in Ireland. And for an economy that is just recovering from depression, jobs may not be readily available. Do your research and be sure that you have the most current information.
thanks G

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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Nobody: 7:17pm On Mar 26
I just came across this thread.

Anyone going to a country to study with the aim of staying back is taking a gamble. It can either work or not.

The whole purpose of studying abroad is for better education not to remain there. That’s why it’s hard to switch from study visa to PR.

I do not blame them as well.
If you think about it from another perspective, you wouldn’t fault them. Imagine if Nigeria was like U.K. or all them countries, then people from chad or other these yeye countries are coming to take your jobs and benefit from your country. How would you feel? You will be like ogbeni o, Abeg all these people should go back. Same thing with Ghana must go.

So it makes sense as to why they don’t want people to stay back after studying. They have already rendered the service you paid for; Oya start going. It’s only if you’re an asset that they can reconsider. Who doesn’t want an asset? Unfortunately most immigrants are liabilities than assets. One man will carry his 5 kids in the name of dependents. They are studying for free. On top tax payers money.

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With this being said, it’s advisable to study in countries where there’s low or no tuition.
Getting Canada , US & Germany visa now is very hard from Nigeria but easier outside.

So if one has 6m for example.
You can go to universities in Europe that charge like €2k per year. Usually you get 9-12months to stay back & find work. If you’re not able to secure work, you can now start applying to all them Canada (as it will be easier) with your remaining balance of 6m plus money you would have made from studying in that European country. Hopefully things get better after this CONVID19 & these countries will stop being strict on immigrants for no reason. After all we are one. What affects another, affects all of us. Also studying in Europe motivates you to learn a Language which is a +1 on your CV. You also get to build your travel history because travelling within Europe is very cheap.

This is better than carrying your whole 6m to study in the U.K. because it’s a popular destination & English is spoken. At the end of the day, you will find yourself struggling to get a job if you’re not into the medical field. The two years that’s shaking everyone will come and pass. By then you will now start thinking of doing another masters to remain or Oyibo to marry or all that nonsense. The U.K. is good but you have to research well before coming. Getting PR in the U.K. is very very hard. The US is even better because if you marry akata, you get green card. In the U.K., it will take a lot before you get PR through that route. If they also catch that you were working more than 20 hours during your study years, I’m very sorry for you.

I’ve come to realise that all these popular countries have nothing to offer as compared to ones that aren’t popular. U.K./ US are third world countries wearing Gucci Belt. Go to Estonia and see magic. Or Denmark or Luxembourg. You won’t even believe that you’re on earth. Advanced technology to the core. Visit Asia & see What’s up.

Plus all these unpopular countries are were you can even easily settle down. Either through studies or work or being partnered with a citizen. I have a friend in Switzerland . He moved there from U.K. after he came back from study abroad. Till today I don’t know what convinced him but when I visited him there, I was very impressed with his standard of living. See better apartment with correct window views.
He got a job at the university where he studied abroad & they sponsored his work visa. He is also engaged to a local. He speaks German very well now as well. I can bet that he would have never gotten such opportunity in the U.K. easily.

Throughout my stay I kept thinking about my life in the U.K. lmao. I have a good job as well but honestly when the tax system deals with you , you just have to humble yourself. It took me time to even get this job here. After my Bsc (4 years) no work. Then I did a masters (1 yr) no work. I couldn’t afford to go back to Nigeria so I started doing another masters again (1yr) and that’s when I finally got a job. This was after thousands of applications. 80% of them came back as rejection.

U.K. is very depressing, nothing special. His apartment in the U.K. will cost me about £1,200 per month if not more.

I know my story is getting long, it’s isolation that has given me time.

All in all, research other countries.
Stop rushing to US and the rest.

Ignore any typos please
Just finished eating
Don’t have time to start cross checking

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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Ibrixy: 9:46am On Mar 28
Lakeland4321:
Let me give you a brief opinion about each country:
US - Their schools are overrated and expensive. Upon graduation you will not be allowed to stay back except it's an IVY league schools ( Harvard, yale, princeton, Stanford, Columbia MIT, Brown etc) since you want to relocate US is a no no

UK - Very easy to get admission and it's quite pricey too but like the US you cannot stay back after graduation.

Canada - this is by far the best choice for the following reasons
1.) Affordable school fees
2.) Friendly and tolerate environment
3.) You can stay back after graduation with a post graduate work permit (pgwp), its 1 yr prep for 1 yrs program and 3yr pgwp for programs of 2yrs or more. This us important because you are expected to use the work permit to get a job and process your permanent residence.

With this canada far outweigh the others for young single guys and even families.

Go to canada and see yourself prosper
Can one fully set up businesses in Canada.. I heard there were limits to wealth one can accumulate due to govt policies.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Lakeland4321: 2:47pm On Mar 30
Ibrixy:

Can one fully set up businesses in Canada.. I heard there were limits to wealth one can accumulate due to govt policies.
Dont depend on hearsay, find out things for yourself, off course you can set up businesses if you have the correct permits and there are no limits to wealth, there are many millionaires in canada. google is your friend

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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Alkason: 8:06pm On Apr 03
cooooooks:
For Canada:
The most convenient method is to apply to a certificate program that lasts 18-24 months. These programs are usually relatively cheap and you could pay for them yourself if you work well (within legal limits).

After the program, you will get a work permit equal to the length of the program. Then after that, depending on the province you choose, you get permanent residence. Many colleges will give you admission before you can finish saying I want to apply.

Remember that your bachelor's degree will have to be evaluated and employers do not value foreign bachelor's highly.

Fine-tune your approach by looking at jobs in the cities that interest you.

Check out Germany, Brazil, Korea, Scandinavia, etc. I know someone who studied French and international studies in Ibadan, got a fully funded scholarship to do Masters in Brazil, finished and got full funding to do PhD there too then did a test sabbatical in Canada. At that point, it was his decision whether to move to Canada or stay in Brazil.



The last time I tried their certificate Programme. The tuition fees I saw was on the high side. Can you mention any cheap college for Engineering?
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by cooooooks(m): 1:50am On Apr 04
Get a certificate program in:
- Montreal
- Manitoba
- Vancouver
- Alberta

Some colleges tailor their programs around the students to allow them to work. Sometimes they compress their programs into Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, or only weekends, etc.

Choose a certificate that is in high demand and choose a college/program that offers work experience.

Alkason:



The last time I tried their certificate Programme. The tuition fees I saw was on the high side. Can you mention any cheap college for Engineering?
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Skymoore1004: 12:31pm On Apr 06
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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Staphylococcus: 12:37pm On Apr 06
Jestin:
I don’t kn why people think USA is heaven on earth. I don’t see myself ever going to that country so people like me don’t care abt the visa ban. Make them chop their visa

Trust me, you missing.

Their are only two countries in the World, United States of America and the rest.

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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Jaycew(f): 9:25pm On Apr 10
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Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by Dum4christ: 6:32am On Apr 11
That's what they made you believe, America my foot.
Staphylococcus:


Trust me, you missing.

Their are only two countries in the World, United States of America and the rest.
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by BelieverDE: 2:03pm On Apr 12
Mrves111:
I wonder why some of us are discouraging the one that studied geology to change to IT course related. Do you think that people studying geosciences, especially geophysics are not being taught on how to use IT applications in the interpretation of geophysical problems. There's a wide use of applications like python, Ubuntu, Matlab, etc in deep machine learning, geophysical inversion, seismological studies. Note that machine learning with the used of the various algorithm model is vital in understanding facies distribution, identification of both structural and stratigraphic traps in oil exploration , subsurface exploration, earthquake studies, geothermal energy, etc. The guy that studied geology have a wide range of opportunities in this modern world relating to understanding the subsurface. I will appeal to us to know facts before discouraging anybody. Thank you


Thanks for posting this smiley
Re: I Need Your Migration Advice Please, I'm About To Make A Life Changing Decision. by NockMedia: 6:01am On Apr 13
Iamsoworried123:
Hi guys!

I and a friend are looking to migrate to the same country by January 2021 via post-graduate studies and we don't want to make the wrong decision. Your advice would be appreciated.

We've narrowed the countries down to three (U.S, Canada, and the U.K.). Although the dream country is the U.S., we're looking for one out of these three that is;

A. Easy to get a job in and stay back after graduation (with a high chance of getting a residence permit)

B. Relatively inexpensive (Although cost would not be a big issue, but the easier it is to get funding and GA positions, the better)

Quick profile of the two of us;

Person A studied Geology

Person B studied History and International Studies

I'm aware those in the STEM field have a higher chance of getting jobs and it's difficult to get a H1-B U.S Visa (please correct me if I'm wrong).

Given the recent change in U.S. immigration laws, which one of these three countries do we stand the highest chance of getting jobs and residing after studies?

Please advise.

Thank you very much!


Can this get to the front page, please? I need as many contributions as I can get. Thanks.
Scratch the UK outta your list.
Canada or the US.
As long as you've got the funds, c'est pas complique.

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