Immigration Insights

COVID-19: Latest Travel and Immigration Updates

July 23, 2021

View our comprehensive guide, which gathers together the knowledge and data we have on entry restrictions, immigration restrictions (office closures, visa suspensions, etc.) and immigration concessions, worldwide. Updated daily as new information is released. 

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Resuming Business Travel to China: Challenges & Best Practices | Webinar Q&A Report

July 9, 2021

Following our recent webinar, Resuming Business Travel to China: German Challenges and Best Practices, Newland Chase experts answer the most pressing questions on the challenges and solutions of German business travel to China.

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Work Permit Exemptions: In Between a Business Visa and Work Authorization

July 8, 2021

Newland Chase has in-depth understanding and knowledge of a unique immigration category called work permit exemptions which fall in-between a business visa and work authorization. Work permit exemptions are attractive to companies because they are often less expensive, require fewer documents, and have faster processing times than a full work authorization process.

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COVID-19 Passport Systems – Where Are They Going? A Global Mobility Manager’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Systems

July 2, 2021

As the world starts to emerge from the pandemic and global travel slowly reopens, many countries are considering putting in place a system whereby travelers can prove their vaccination status to facilitate travel across borders. Newland Chase takes a look at some of the systems in place across the world and explores how companies can find their way through the maze of approaches and requirements.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Graduate Visa Route Open to Applicants

July 1, 2021

The UK’s new graduate route formally opened on 1 July 2021. The purpose of the Graduate Route is to allow international students to remain in the UK to work, or look for work, for two years (three years for doctoral students) after they have completed their studies.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week Ending 25 June 2021

June 25, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week ending June 25, including news from Malaysia and the UAE.

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Posted Worker and A1 Certificates Webinar Q&A Report | 2021 Trends

June 24, 2021

Following our recent webinar, Posted Workers and A1 Certificates: 2021 Trends, Newland Chase experts answer the most pressing questions on Posted Workers and business travel and immigration in the EU.

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AUSTRALIA: Twenty-Two New Occupations Added to Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

June 22, 2021

The Minister for Immigration announced the addition of twenty-two new occupations to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL), bringing the new list to a total of 41 occupations.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Extends Period for Temporary COVID-19 Adjusted Right to Work Checks to 1 September 2021

June 18, 2021

The UK government has announced that the adjusted COVID-19 right to work (RTW) provisions will be extended until 1 September 2021. The provisions were previously due to end on 20 June 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance on Right to Work Checks on EEA Citizens Following Brexit

June 18, 2021

EEA citizens and their family members arriving in the UK from 1 January 2021 no longer benefit from the free movement rights and the ability to work freely in the UK. During a grace period of six months (until 30 June 2021), EEA citizens and their family members resident in the UK by 31 December 2020 can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

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Brexit Research Projects: Strategic Travel and Mobility Guidance for Your Business

June 14, 2021

If your company has extensive plans for business travel throughout the year or a specific event that will require significant travel, a Brexit research project might serve your strategic travel and mobility needs.

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Shaping the Next Normal: Immigration and Compliance Concerns of Remote Work

June 14, 2021

With the largescale shift to remote work, new challenges have emerged. In this article, we explore the immigration and compliance considerations employers need to be aware of when building a resilient virtual workforce.

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NETHERLANDS: Deadline for Residence Application for British Residents Extended

June 1, 2021

The deadline for UK nationals and their family members already resident in the Netherlands before 1 January 2021 to apply for a new residence document has been extended by three months, until 1 October 2021. This is to allow the Dutch authorities to investigate why more than three thousand UK nationals listed in the Personal Records Database have not yet applied.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Legal Migration and Border Control Strategy Statement Published

May 28, 2021

The UK Home Office has released a strategy statement for legal immigration setting out its plans for the coming year and beyond.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week Ending 28 May 2021

May 28, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week ending 28 May, including news from Canada, Panama, Russia and the United States.

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EU: Deadline Approaching for Residence Applications for UK Nationals under the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

May 21, 2021

The deadline to apply for a residence document in several EU Member States is 30 June 2021. This applies to UK nationals already resident before 1 Jan 2021 in Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands and Slovakia.

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EU: Council Presidency and European Parliament Reach Provisional Agreement on Amendments to EU Blue Card Scheme

May 21, 2021

Representatives of the European Parliament and the Council presidency have reached a provisional agreement on a draft directive amending the EU Blue Card scheme for highly qualified non-EU nationals.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Extends Period for Temporary COVID-19 Adjusted Right to Work Checks to 20 June 2021

May 12, 2021

The UK government has announced that the adjusted COVID-19 right to work (RTW) provisions will be extended until 20 June 2021, after having previously advised that this concession would end on 16 May 2021.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week Beginning 3 May 2021

May 7, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 3 May, including news from Colombia, Hungary, Panama, Russia and the United States.

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Brexit: UK Deadline for EU Settlement Scheme Applications Approaching

April 30, 2021

The EU Settlement Scheme is designed to offer EU citizens and their eligible family members, living in the UK before the end of the transition period, the opportunity to protect their residence in the UK after the transition period has ended. The deadline to apply under the EU Settlement Scheme is 30 June 2021.

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