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EMEA: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

2016 saw big changes across the EMEA region, with the new Posted Workers and ICT Directive. Other big news across the region was that the UK voted to leave the EU and countries across the Middle East implemented stricter regulations…

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EU: New Document Regulations & Visa Waiver Agreements

August 9, 2016

New Document Regulation Introduced for Public Documents A new EU regulation has been introduced which will eradicate the need to authenticate public documents when an individual is submitting them to another EU country. Regulation (EU) 2016/91, published on 26th July…

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TURKEY: Proposal to Waive Visa Requirements for EU States

May 13, 2016

On 4th May 2016, the European Commission proposed to waive the tourist and business visa requirement for Turkish nationals entering EU member states. This will also apply to associated Schengen states (Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), but will exclude Ireland…

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PERU: EU Signs Visa Waiver Agreement

March 17, 2016

On 14th March 2016, the European Union (EU) signed a short-stay visa-waiver agreement with Peru on behalf of its Schengen Area Member States, allowing Peruvians to enter any Schengen Area country visa-free. The agreement will apply on a provisional basis…

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COLOMBIA: New Entry and Stay Permit for Schengen Nationals

February 23, 2016

On 24th November 2015, Colombia introduced a new category of Entry and Stay Permit called PIP-10 for Schengen Area member states. Nationals of Schengen Area countries were already allowed to enter Colombia visa-free. On 3rd December 2015 the European Union…

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EU: Round Up of Immigration News in 2015

January 7, 2016

In this feature we provide a summary of the key immigration changes across Europe in the last 12 months, including the reintroduction of border controls in the Schengen area, and the new Registration Act in Germany: New Ruling for EU…

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CANADA: Election Results Set to Improve Immigration Policy

October 22, 2015

The highest voter turnout since 1993 saw a resounding win for the Liberal Party of Canada in the 19th October Canadian election results, with Justin Trudeau"s party taking almost 40% of the vote. Gaining more than four million voters since…

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UK: London Crowned as the World”s Most Popular Tourist Destination

September 3, 2015

London is now the top tourist destination in the world with over 17 million international tourists arriving last year according to Visit Britain. The largest group came from France with over 2 million visits to London last year, presumably due…

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Changes to User Pays UK Visa Application Centres

August 27, 2015

As of 1st September 2015, UK Visas and Immigration will be rolling out changes which will see a number of their visa application centres converted into user pays centres. This will mean that when an applicant books an appointment at one…

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Top Migration Destinations for Professionals

August 21, 2015

LinkedIn, the professional social media network, has recently published its migration figures for 2014. Depending on your perspective these figures are either predictable or fairly surprising. LinkedIn Migration Statistics: It would appear that in spite of recent economic growth, the…

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