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Global Immigration 101: Free Trade Agreements and International Unions – Their Impact on Global Mobility

October 5, 2018

How do free trade agreements and international political and economic unions impact global mobility? A brief survey of the agreements and unions around the world with visa and immigration provisions for international business. NAFTA, EU, MERCOSUR, ASEAN, GCC, African Union, CETA, CPTPP, and ECOWAS.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 12th February 2018

February 12, 2018

In this week’s edition, we bring you news that there are new work permit regulations in Russia. There’s an update on Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) applications in South Africa and there are changes to work permit regulations in Poland.  Plus, there are updates from Nigeria, Iraq and Ghana. 

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INDONESIA: Changes to the Restricted Nationals List

September 15, 2017

The Minister of Law and Human Rights has issued a new regulation for restricted nationals, effective 25th August 2017. The new regulation updates the list of countries whose nationals must undergo additional vetting to enter and work in Indonesia. Who is affected? Nationals of Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Cuba, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania […]

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MALAYSIA: eVisa Program Expanded to Include Work Visas

August 22, 2017

From 1st August 2017, the government-appointed visa agency, Window Malaysia has expanded its eVisa facility to include the “eVisa for Expatriate”, for work purposes. Window Malaysia aims to process and approve eVisa applications within two working days, an improvement on the usual five to six working days required to process a consular Visa with Reference application. However, […]

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EGYPT: Local Registration Requirement Enforced

August 2, 2017

As of mid-July 2017, nationals of certain countries must now register with the immigration authorities within seven days of arrival in Egypt, or face fines. The registration requirement for all foreign nationals is part of existing immigration law, but has only recently been enforced, and only for certain nationals. Who is affected? The registration requirement […]

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Global Immigration Update – Tuesday 30th May 2017

May 30, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that Ireland has relaxed its cohabitation requirement for de facto partners, and report that stricter enforcement of laws in Serbia now limits assignment duration. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Switzerland, Ghana and Russia.

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BOLIVIA: New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

March 17, 2017

Effective immediately, the Bolivian government has introduced a new requirement for travellers entering Bolivia from certain countries to present a yellow fever vaccination at the port of entry.  This requirement is in response to a recent yellow fever outbreak in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Any traveller over the age of one entering Bolivia from the […]

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Global Immigration Update – 13th January 2017

January 13, 2017

In this week's edition, we advise of the proposed changes to the US H-1B visa programme and the changes to the Indian e-Tourist visa. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Belgium, Kazakhstan, Ghana and Japan.

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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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Global Immigration Update – 19th August 2016

August 19, 2016

In this week's edition, we advise of the changes to Russian work permit applications and the proposed relaxation of rules regarding foreign technology specialists in Israel. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Ghana and the Netherlands.

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