Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 10 September 2019

September 10, 2019

The latest vital global immigration news and insights in your weekly update from Newland Chase.

BREXIT: UK Government Modifies Rules for EU Citizens Arriving After No-Deal Brexit [UPDATED 5 Sep 2019]

[UPDATE 5 Sep 2019] On 4 September 2019, the Home Office published a new policy paper detailing its modified transitional arrangements for EU citizens arriving in the UK after a no-deal Brexit. 

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BREXIT: No-Deal Brexit Measures for UK Nationals in the EU [UPDATED 6 Sep 2019]

If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a ratified Withdrawal Agreement (“no-deal Brexit”), then UK nationals will become third-country (non-EU) nationals immediately.

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AUSTRALIA: Skilled Occupation List Review

The Department of Employment has announced the start of their annual review into Australia’s skilled migration occupation lists, with new lists due to be released in March 2020.

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Newland Chase Highly Commended as Immigration Provider of the Year in APAC EMMAs

Newland Chase is gratified to be recognized as “Highly Commended” in the Forum for Expatriate Management’s (FEM) 2019 APAC region Expatriate Management & Mobility Awards (EMMAs). 

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SRI LANKA: New Police Clearance, Letter of Guarantee and Health Assessment Requirements

Police Clearance

Effective immediately, all applicants for Ministry approval for residence visas must submit a police clearance certificate from their country of residence, duly authenticated and legalized by the Sri Lankan consulate in that jurisdiction.

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RUSSIA: Latest Immigration Updates

New Out-of-Quota Positions

Effective 8 September 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development has approved a new list of 80 job positions in which qualified foreign specialists can be employed for up to one year without quota.

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