Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 3 February 2020

February 3, 2020

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

CORONAVIRUS: Travel and Immigration Disruption 

Entry and exit bans and travel restrictions in China and other countries may affect international business travel plans. Our immigration specialists are on standby to advise and assist employers whose staff are affected by this developing situation

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Brexit and Immigration: What You Need to Know

Download the latest overview of Brexit developments, and what happens next for UK nationals in the EU, and for EU citizens in the UK.

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Need more information? Our live webinar, Business After Brexit: Visas and Immigration Explained, takes place 13 February @ 9am ET / 2pm GMT.

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UK: MAC Publishes Points-based System Report

The Migration Advisory Committee – the Home Office appointed independent immigration advisory body – has published its report on how a points-based system could be introduced. The report also looks at salary thresholds for immigration

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PHILIPPINES: Personal Appearance Required for Certain Visas 

Initial applications for Special 47(a)(2) Non-Immigrant Visas for principal applicants by PEZA-registered enterprises under the functional supervision of Zone Office National Capital Region (NCR) now require a personal appearance by the applicant

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Fast-Track Visa Scheme for Top Scientists to Open in February

The UK Government has announced that the Global Talent route, a visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians, will open on 20 February 2020.

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