Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 4 November 2019

November 4, 2019

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

BREXIT: EU Agrees Another Article 50 Extension [UPDATED]

On 28 October 2019, the EU agreed a new ‘flextension’ of the Article 50 period: until 31 January 2020, with the option of the UK leaving earlier if the Withdrawal Agreement is ratified in time.

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ISRAEL: Strike at Israeli Consulates Worldwide Ends

The strike unexpectedly declared last week at Israeli consulates worldwide ended on Sunday, 3 November.

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AUSTRALIA: Perth and Gold Coast Added to Regional Areas With Immigration Benefits

The Australian Department of Immigration announced over the weekend that they will be including Perth, Western Australia and the Gold Coast, Queensland as ‘regional’ areas for immigration purposes from November of this year. 

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RUSSIA: New Address Registration Regulations and Forms

Effective 28 October 2019, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has approved new regulations and a new form for address registration.

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MALAYSIA: Change in Validity of Approval Letters Issued by MDEC

Effective 1 November 2019, the validity of all approval letters issued by MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation) for ICT companies will be revised from three months to six months. 

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