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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 23 September 2019

September 23, 2019

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

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INDIA: Exit Clearance Requirement Now Extended to All Indian Nationals

November 23, 2018

Effective immediately, all Indian nationals travelling to any of 18 “notified” countries for employment purposes are advised to register with the eMigrate portal of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at least 24 hours prior to departure.

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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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MIDDLE EAST UPDATE: Qatar Blockade Persists One Year Later… With Little Negative Impact for International Business and Global Mobility

June 14, 2018

Update for companies on Middle East business travel and global immigration and the impact of the Qatar blockade, now one year after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties and imposed a trade blockade. Current status on visas and business travel requirements.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 6th November 2017

November 6, 2017

In this week’s edition, we bring you news of new combined work and residence permits in Austria and new procedures for fast-track residence cards in Madrid, Spain. Plus, there are changes to the employment pass application process in Malaysia. There’s also immigration news from Tanzania, Kuwait and Taiwan.   

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TUNISIA: Expats in GCC Countries Now Eligible for Visa-on-Arrival

October 31, 2017

Effective immediately, foreign nationals holding residence visas from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries no longer require consular visas to enter Tunisia and are now eligible for visas-on-arrival valid for stays of up to 15 days. Visas-on-arrival are reportedly now available to GCC expats at all Tunisian airports and border crossings. Requirements To qualify, foreign nationals […]

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QATAR: Visa-Free Entry Introduced for 80 Nationalities

August 16, 2017

On 9th August 2017 Qatar announced that, effective immediately, nationals of 80 countries can enter the country visa-free for stays of up to 30 days or 90 days. Who Qualifies? The 34 countries whose nationals can obtain a multiple-entry visa on arrival for stays of up to 90 days, valid for 180 days from the […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 10th July 2017

July 10, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that changes to the Australian employer sponsored temporary and permanent visa programmes came into effect on 1st July 2017, and a new work permit waiver has been introduced to promote international trade to the Netherlands. We also bring you the latest immigration news from France, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

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QATAR: Several Middle Eastern Countries Sever Diplomatic Ties

June 5, 2017

Six Middle Eastern countries, including three Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) Member States, have severed their diplomatic ties with Qatar with immediate effect, citing Qatar’s alleged promotion of extremism and terrorism and a need to ‘preserve (their) national security’. The following countries have announced their withdrawal from diplomatic relations with Qatar: Saudi Arabia The United Arab […]

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US & UK: Electronic Devices Banned on Flights

March 21, 2017

It has been announced this week that both the US and UK have banned electronic devices from being brought onto flights in hand-luggage. The bans which affect electronic devices such as laptops, tablets (including Kindles), cameras, DVD players, and electronic games consoles larger than 16cm long, 9.3cm wide or 1.5cm deep which will now only […]

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