AI and intuitive decision-making in irregular people movement
Pacific

AI and intuitive decision-making in irregular people movement

Automating border management and visa processing makes good sense, writes Geoff Heath, but immigration practitioner ‘smarts’ remain more important than ever. Rapid advances in technology, and particularly Artificial Intelligence (AI), are re-shaping border management for […]

Auckland Airport
Government News

New Zealand consults public on proposed ETA

New Zealand plans to strengthen its border security by requiring most airline and cruise passengers to provide better information before leaving their home country via an ETA process. The government’s plans were released for consultation in […]

Border Systems

WorldReach offers SaaS via UK’s G-Cloud 10

United Kingdom government departments can continue to purchase WorldReach’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions through the G-Cloud 10 framework, with WorldReach once again qualifying as an official supplier. Transparent procurement G-Cloud is accessed through […]

New Zealand visa shake-up
Government News

New Zealand tightens student visa regime

The New Zealand Government today announced changes to immigration settings that will affect post-study work rights for international students. Fit for purpose According to the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the changes are […]

Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS)
Africa

South Africa’s ABIS biometric system launches

On 16 May, South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba launched the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). The new identification system provides the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) with a single view of citizens […]