Immigration Insights

Canada: COVID-19 Travel and Immigration FAQ

May 20, 2020

Newland Chase Canada immigration experts answer frequently asked questions about restrictions on visas and travel to and from Canada.

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European Commission Roadmap to Return to Freedom of Movement in the EU

May 18, 2020

On 13 May 2020 the European Commission published its guidelines and recommendations on how to safely resume travel and reboot Europe’s tourism in 2020 and beyond.

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INDIA: COVID-19 Visa Restrictions FAQ

May 12, 2020

Newland Chase India immigration experts answer frequently asked questions about restrictions on visas and travel to and from India.

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Switzerland: COVID-19 Employer FAQ

May 11, 2020

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and mobility for employers of migrant workers in Switzerland.

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SINGAPORE: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer FAQ

May 4, 2020

Frequently asked questions relevant to employers sponsoring foreign employees on a Singapore work pass, including the common categories of Employment Pass ‘EP’ / S Pass / Dependant Pass.

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 27 April 2020

April 27, 2020

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

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UK: COVID-19 Employer FAQ

April 23, 2020

As many businesses across the United Kingdom have been forced to close their doors or limit their services as a result of measures to combat COVID-19, Newland Chase is aware that employers currently employing migrant workers will require clarification on how this impacts their visa holding workforce. We have outlined some frequently asked questions and current immigration policy relevant to UK employers that should prove informative.

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CHINA: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer Sponsor FAQ

April 23, 2020

China has taken several measures to limit the spread of COVID-19; since late March 2020 these have focussed on limiting the re-introduction of the virus to the People’s Republic of China via incoming travellers.  The NIA (National Immigration Administration) has imposed a series of measures to limit the entry of foreigners from abroad.

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White Paper: COVID-19 and Mobility – Global Travel and Immigration Impacts

April 16, 2020

Download our COVID-19 white paper which seeks to highlight what has happened so far, emerging trends, and actions and strategies that global mobility professionals can take during these unprecedented times.

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AUSTRALIA: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer Sponsor FAQ [Updated 6 April 2020]

April 6, 2020

As many businesses across Australia have been forced to close their doors or limit their services due to COVID-19, we are aware that many employer sponsors will be wondering what this means for their visa holding workforce.

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 6 April 2020

April 6, 2020

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

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AUSTRALIA: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer Sponsor FAQ [Updated 6 April 2020]

April 6, 2020

Newland Chase outlines some frequently asked questions and current Australian immigration policy relevant to employer sponsors with staff holding 457 or 482 visas.

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Submitted as of 1 April

April 2, 2020

On 1 April 2020, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that H-1B cap-subject petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2021, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, may now be submitted to USCIS if based on a valid selected registration.

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 23 March 2020

March 23, 2020

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

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 16 March 2020

March 16, 2020

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

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UNITED STATES: Entry Ban Extended to Schengen States, UK and Ireland

March 12, 2020

US President Donald Trump has announced the suspension of entry for travelers of any nationality who have been in the Schengen area in the previous 14 days.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Health Surcharge to Increase from October 2020

March 11, 2020

The UK government has announced that, effective October 2020, the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) will increase from £400 to £624 per year.

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 9 March 2020

March 9, 2020

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

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MEXICO: Reminder of Annual Corporate File Update Requirement

March 6, 2020

Every year in March and April, upon completing the annual tax declaration, companies legally established in Mexico and registered with the National Immigration Institute (INM) as employers of foreign workers are required to update their file of corporate documentation (Constancia de Inscripción de Empleador).

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