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USA: Strengthened Visa Waiver Legislation Passed

December 16, 2015

The House of Representatives in the US has voted to bring in new restrictions relating to the visa waiver program following the Paris attacks. The White House-backed bill was proposed because the Paris attackers could have travelled to the US without…

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Global Immigration Update – 13th November 2015

November 13, 2015

In this edition, we look at Germany's new registration act, and Australia's changes to their immigration health policy. We also bring you the news that there is now a biometric information requirement for Schengen visa applications from South Asian countries, along with the latest immigration updates from the US, Qatar and Hungary.

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Global Immigration Update – 6th November 2015

November 6, 2015

In this edition, we report on the recent changes to UK immigration rules and British Citizenship Applications, and the latest MAC proposals for UK Entrepreneurs. We also provide the latest immigration updates from Australia, Peru and New Zealand.

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Global Immigration Update – 30th October 2015

October 30, 2015

In this edition, we explain the new requirements for UK Sponsor Licence applications, as well as offer advice to Sponsor Licence holders regarding level 1 user details. We also provide updates from Australia and the latest immigration news from the US and the UK.

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Global Immigration Update – 25th September 2015

September 25, 2015

In this edition, we highlight the key changes to the UK & Australian immigration bills, as well as new procedures now in place in the US and Singapore.

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CANADA: New Electronic Travel Authorisation

September 8, 2015

The Canadian government has followed the lead of the US and Australia in implementing a new requirement for citizens of countries that are visa exempt. The new program, called eTA, is an online registration system that travelers access through the…

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Global Immigration Update – 4th September 2015

September 4, 2015

In this edition, we report on the UK's RCoS salary band revisions and the Home Office's Sponsor Compliance statistics, along with immigration news from Shanghai, Russia and Australia.

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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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UK: Fraudsters Target Migrant Workers and Foreign Students

August 6, 2015

In recent months, fraudsters in the UK, Australia and New Zealand have been targeting migrants, particularly international students, in a scam claiming money to clear up visa issues. They generally pose as false representatives or an immigration authority. In New…

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KAZAKHSTAN: Visa Exempt Entry for Passport Holders from Selected Countries

July 10, 2015

Passport holders from the following countries are now permitted to travel on a visa exempt basis to Kazakhstan for up to 15 days: Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, South Korea,…

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