Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 21 May 2018

May 21, 2018


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

Russia: FIFA World Cup 2018 – Address Registration Period Increased

A new presidential order has increased the period for foreign nationals to carry out address registration in certain cities during the FIFA World Cup to three days (previously 24 hours).

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Italy: Family Residence Permit Applicants Can Start Work Upon Application Submission

On 7th May 2015, with immediate effect, the Italian Ministry of Labour clarified that applicants for residence permits for family reasons can start work as soon as they have submitted the application.

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Turkey: Update on Residence Permit Process

The Migration Directorate has recently introduced changes to its rules for short-term (touristic) residence permits, with the stated aim of limiting the number of foreign nationals illegally engaging in work while holding these permits.

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Qatar: Foreign National Engineers Must Register

The Qatari authorities have announced a new regulation that requires foreign nationals applying to renew their residence permits or amend their employment contracts for engineering positions to first register with the Engineering Committee of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME).

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