Immigration Insights

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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COVID-19: Latest Travel and Immigration Updates

May 7, 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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UNITED KINGDOM: 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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Global Immigration Updates | Week Beginning 19 April 2021

April 23, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 19 April, including news from the Philippines, South Korea and the United States.

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UNITED STATES: Employers Urged to Renew Employees’ U.S. Passports Immediately to Prevent Surprise Delays

April 23, 2021

As companies around the world gear up to resume business travel, this is an ideal time for employees to renew their passports and avoid costly travel delays. Most countries require a minimum of three to six months of passport validity for entry and even longer if the employee is being sent on assignment abroad.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance for Employers on the Adjusted Right to Work Checks During COVID-19

April 21, 2021

The UK Home Office has released an update to the guidance regarding the Right to Work checks for employees during COVID-19.

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COVID Passports for International Business Travel

April 14, 2021

A so-called COVID-19 “passport” is a digital or physical record of a person’s COVID-19 health status, which may include information about vaccinations, test results and immunity through previous infection, among other data points.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week Beginning 5 April 2021

April 9, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 5 April, including news from Belgium, Iraq and Nigeria.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week beginning 29 March 2021

April 2, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 29 March 2021, including updates from Malaysia, Russia, South Korea, UAE and USA.

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SINGAPORE: Reminder to Update the “Value of Turnover” in EPOL Accounts

March 29, 2021

We would like to remind employers to please update the ‘Value of Turnover’ in their EPOL account. If the employers has more than one EPOL account because of multiple legal entities in Singapore, then please update them all.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance on Documents Employers Must Retain for Sponsored Workers

March 18, 2021

The UK Home Office has released a guidance update on the evidence of recruitment activity for Sponsored Workers.

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BREXIT: New UK Guidance for Employing EU Nationals

March 18, 2021

The UK Home Office has released an update to the guidance regarding the right to work checks on EU nationals following Brexit, specifically during the grace period of 30 December 2020 to 30 June 2021.

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White Paper | Brexit Impacts on the UK Oil and Gas Industry

March 16, 2021

With the end of free movement between the United Kingdom and the European Union, and the introduction of new UK immigration rules, what immigration options are available for workers and employers in the oil and gas sector?

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Global Immigration Updates | Week beginning 8 March 2021

March 12, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 8 March 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Immigration Rules Released

March 8, 2021

The UK Home Office has released an update to the Immigration rules, including an introduction of a new graduate route, and updates to the skilled worker and intra-company transfer routes.

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Global Immigration Updates | Week of 1 March 2021

March 5, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 1 March 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Rules Laid Before Parliament to Create a New Route for UK Graduates

March 5, 2021

The UK government has presented parliament with an update to the immigration rules, including the introduction of the anticipated Graduate Route, which is expected to open for applications on 1 July 2021.

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Brexit: Residence Procedures for UK Nationals in EU Member States Under the Withdrawal Agreement [UPDATED 4 March 2021]

March 4, 2021

EU member states may require resident UK nationals to register for a residence document. Our comprehensive guide details the requirements and procedures for each country.

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GERMANY: 2021 Minimum Salary Increases for EU Blue Card

February 25, 2021

The German government has increased the minimum salary requirements for European Union (EU) Blue Cards, effective 1 January 2021.

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AUSTRALIA: Five Key Considerations for a Successful GTI Application

February 12, 2021

The Australian Government has established its intention to attract international talent by tripling the visa quota under the Global Talent Independent Program. We take you through five key points to consider and address for a successful GTI application.

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