Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 4th June 2018

June 4, 2018

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

Argentina: Major Fee Increases for Most Immigration Processes

Argentina is introducing a major increase in the fees of most immigration related processes. Effective June 6, various governments fees for immigration processes will increase an average of 300 percent… up to 500 percent for some applications.

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Italy: Labour Authorities Step-Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

The Italian Labour Inspectorate (INL) has implemented stricter rules and policies on investigating company compliance with Italy’s rules implementing the European Union (EU) Posted Workers Enforcement Directive. 

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Canada: UAE Citizens Visa-Free Starting June 5

Effective June 5, citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer require a visa to enter Canada. UAE nationals will be granted entry with only a valid UAE passport and an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). 

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Israel: Changes to Hi-Tech (HIT) Visa Applications Process 

Effective immediately, the Israeli Ministry of Interior (MOI) has implemented amended rules for the new “Hi-Tech” (HIT) Visa. Under the amended rules, all applicants must now apply for their HIT Visas through Israeli overseas consular posts. 

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Kazakhstan: Work Permit No Longer Required for CEOs and Deputies

Some recent amendments to the Rules on Establishing the Quota for the Employment of Foreign Labour Force that apply to chief executives and their deputies are benefiting companies operating in Kazakhstan.

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