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Ukraine-Russia and Immigration: What You Need to Know

September 22, 2022

The situation in Ukraine and throughout the region remains unpredictable and is constantly changing. Newland Chase teams throughout the world are closely tracking the crisis and organizing immigration strategies for affected clients, their employees, and their families.

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Russian Nationals: Restricted Entry to Baltic Countries

September 16, 2022

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland have agreed on a common regional intention to introduce national temporary measures to restrict entry of Russian nationals who hold a Schengen C visa.

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EU – RUSSIA: Full Suspension of EU and Danish Visa Facilitation Agreements

September 13, 2022

Short stay visa applications more challenging for Russians after full suspension of EU and Danish Visa Facilitation Agreements.

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GERMANY: Automatic Short-Term Work Authorization Approval for Employees of Russian Branch of Company Group

June 10, 2022

Following the increased number of work permit applications from individuals wanting to relocate from Russia, the Federal Employment Agency in Germany has announced that work authorization (pre-approval with the Labour Office) is not required for visas issued until 30 September 2022.

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NETHERLANDS: IND Investigating (Bela)Russian Ties with Recognized Sponsors

April 5, 2022

The Dutch Immigration Authority (IND) is to reach out to recognized sponsors (companies that are considered as trustworthy partner of the IND) to request they complete a statement to confirm whether the company has any connections with Bela(Russian) mother companies.

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RUSSIA and UKRAINE: Additional Visa and Immigration Changes Announced

February 28, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continued over the weekend, there were many changes from a visa and immigration perspective for both Ukrainian citizens and residents fleeing the country and Russian citizens seeking to apply for visas from certain countries.

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RUSSIA: Medical Testing Requirements Amended for Visa-Required Foreign Nationals

November 3, 2021

Effective 31 October 2021, Russian authorities amended the medical testing requirements for foreign nationals seeking work authorization in the country. Most notably, these new regulations now include visa-required Highly Qualified Specialist (HQS) Work Permit applicants.

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RUSSIA: Deadline for Employers to Confirm Measles Vaccination of All Foreign Employees

November 5, 2020

Employers engaging foreign labor in Russia have until 31 December 2020 to confirm the vaccination against measles of all the foreign nationals they currently employ.

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RUSSIA: New Address Registration Rules from September 2020

June 10, 2020

The Russian president has signed a new law, effective 7 September, which introduces changes to the procedure of address registration of foreign nationals.

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RUSSIA: Changes to Residence Notification Rules

January 24, 2020

The government in Russia has introduced new requirements for the notification of residence, which is submitted annually by holders of temporary residence permits (TRPs) and permanent residence permits (PRPs).

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