Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 30 December 2019

December 30, 2019

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

CIBT and Soccer Without Borders Join Forces for Special Visa Application

At Newland Chase and CIBTvisas, one of our core values as an organization is to “Embrace Global Diversity”. We're proud to have been a small part in a major milestone in the lives of two young women & to have contributed to such a worthy cause – Soccer Without Borders.

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AUSTRALIA: The New ‘Agricultural Visa’ – Horticulture Industry Labor Agreement

The Department of Immigration has announced that a new Labor Agreement template for the Horticulture Industry will be available from 1 January 2020.

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VIETNAM: Upcoming New Labour Code and Amendments to Immigration Law

Amendments to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners will come into effect on 1 July 2020.

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IRELAND: Upcoming Changes to the Employment Permits System

The Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation has announced changes to the employment permits system, which become effective 1 January 2020, to address immediate labor shortages in key sectors such as hospitality, construction, health and road haulage.

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FRANCE: Decree to Extend Rights of Posted Workers from July 2020

Ministerial order 2019-116 of 20 February 2019,  which will come into effect on 30 July 2020, transposes into French law European Directive 2018/957 of 28 June 2018, extending the employment rights of posted (seconded) workers.

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