Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 5th November 2018

November 5, 2018

The latest vital immigration news and updates from around the globe in your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase.

INDONESIA: Changes to Work Immigration Rules Take Effect

On 1 November 2018, Regulation 10/2018 of the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) took effect. See our previous alert here.

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BRAZIL: New Visa for Receiving Technical Training

On 26 October 2018, the government published Normative Resolution 35/2018, regulating the issuance of a temporary visa and residence authorisation for receiving training related to the operation or maintenance of equipment or other goods produced in Brazil.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Visa Rules Bring Positive Changes for Expats

On 21 October, the UAE cabinet approved a number of new visa rules that will prove beneficial to numerous categories of foreign nationals in the UAE: including tourists, retirees, and students and the widows, divorcees, and children of foreign nationals.

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ARGENTINA: New Application Process for 90-Day Work Permit

The National Immigration Office (DNM) has implemented changes to the application process for the 90-day work permit (24h visa).

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COLOMBIA: New Labour Ministry Registration Required for all Foreign Workers

On 9 October 2018, the Ministry of Labour issued Resolution 4388, creating and implementing the Single Registry of Foreign Workers in Colombia (“RUTEC”). The Ministry aims to use the registry to collect and control information about foreign workers, allowing it to monitor their current status and avoid abusive and illegal contracting practices. 

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