Wednesday 1st October 2014
Generation Emigration

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Canadian visa access widens The number of Canadian working holiday visas available to young Irish people is to be doubled and the length of stay extended from one year to two under a new agreement announced today.
Jobseekers wanted: Working Abroad Expo in Dublin More than 70 exhibitors will be at the Working Abroad Expo at the RDS this weekend. Recruiters and employers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Middle East will be offering jobs to nurses and construction workers to cheesemakers and pork butchers.
Emigration fairs taking place around the country VisaFirst and WorkingAbroad are hosting visa and jobs fairs in September and October. Find out more here, or share your thoughts on these fairs. Have you been to one, and did you find it useful?
Guide to applying for 12 month US visa The second of a series of factsheets from Crosscare Migrant Project outlines the application process for people travelling to the US as part of the Intern Work and Travel Programme.
Crosscare guide to working holiday visas Thinking of going on a working holiday but not sure where? The first in a series of factsheets from Crosscare Migrant Project outlines the visa application process for some of the most popular working holiday destinations for Irish people, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Korea and the US.
Canadian quota for Irish visas filled Irish people planning to go to Canada on a working holiday visa will have to wait until next year to apply, as the quota for Irish passport holders has been filled for 2012.
Go west for a new home in Canada Thousands are fleeing the recession in Ireland to make a life in Canada. But how easy is it to set up house there?
Working Abroad Expo If you are considering emigrating to Australia, Canada or New Zealand, you may be interested in attending one of the Working Abroad Expos in Dublin or Cork in the coming weeks.