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British-Irish visa scheme introduced for Chinese and Indian visitors

November 19, 2014

The UK and Ireland have officially agreed to a new British-Irish visa scheme to enable Chinese and Indian visitors to enter the UK and Ireland on a single visit visas as opposed to applying separately to each country. The scheme…

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A New Beginning for Tier 1 (Investor) route?

February 26, 2014

For months now, one of the most topical debates amongst migrants and practitioners has been whether the Tier 1 (Investor) route into the UK will continue, especially with the recent news of the Canadian Federal Investment Route being closed down...

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The fresh challenge of the MINT countries

February 21, 2014

In October 2012, Newland Chase held a seminar about Global Immigration to the BRIC countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China. These economies in recent years have become, as predicted, global economic giants, albeit to different degrees. The world has seen...

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UK Immigration Update: Tuberculosis Screening

February 20, 2014

As of 31st March, those applying for a UK visa valid for 6 months or more from the following countries will be required to obtain a medical certificate confirming no presence of Tuberculosis: Algeria, Belarus Bhutan Burma Iraq Sri Lanka…

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CANADA: 10 year multiple entry visas for visitors

February 6, 2014

From 6th February 2014, visitors to Canada will be automatically considered for multiple-entry visas (Temporary Resident Visas - TRV.) These visas allow qualified visitors to enter and exit Canada for six months at a time for up to 10 years, and…

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New Statement of Changes Tuberculosis Screening

December 10, 2013

Following on from our news last month, the Home Office today announced yet a further amendments to the immigration rules in respect of Tuberculosis Screening. Previously, nationals of China, Hong Kong and Macau were not required to be screened unless they wished to enter the UK for…

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May’s Great Club! A new VIP club for elite global business leaders

November 14, 2013

The Home Secretary, Theresa May announced on 6 November 2013, a new pilot initiative lasting for 12 months to offer dedicated VIP immigration services to “100 Global Business Leaders” by invitation. These business leaders will already have a strong business...

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Changes to the UK Immigration Rules – July 2013

June 11, 2013

The UK Border Agency has published a new Statement of Changes, HC44, which will introduce a number of minor changes to the UK Immigration Rules. The new rules will take effect on the 1st July 2013 and notable points include…

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A New ‘Gateway’ from East to West

June 4, 2013

Over the past couple of years we have recognised a significant increase in the number of entrepreneurs, investors and start up companies moving from East Asian countries such as China and Japan to the UK. Equally, we are seeing a...

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SINGAPORE: Changes to the Immigration Rules

February 21, 2013

Recently, Singapore"s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced several changes to the country"s immigration rules. These include revisions to the administrative fees for most work passes, changes to the rules for dependents of Work Pass holders and the introduction of…

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