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SAUDI ARABIA: Expats Could be Charged Income Tax

August 3, 2016

As part of Saudi Arabia"s National Transformation Plan, it has been proposed that the country begin to charge income tax on the wages of foreign nationals. The tax-free status of Saudi Arabia and its neighbouring Gulf states has attracted millions…

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Global Immigration Update – 11th January 2016

January 11, 2016

Our latest newsletter rounds up some of the top immigration news in 2015 from around the world. We also look at new visa arrangements in Brazil ahead of the Summer Olympics, plus latest immigration news from South Africa and Qatar

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GLOBAL: Round Up of Immigration News in 2015

January 6, 2016

Immigration has become one of the biggest priorities for Governments around the world in recent times and this year has seen the introduction of some significant updates. In this feature we provide a summary of the key events which may…

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Global Immigration Update – 23rd December 2015

December 23, 2015

In this festive edition, we inform you of some of the changes that will be taking place in 2016 for UK immigration. We also list the opening hours for Ireland's immigration offices over Christmas and the New Year, as well as bring you the latest immigration news from Qatar, Switzerland and Canada. Newland Chase would like to wish all of our clients a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

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Global Immigration Update – 20th November 2015

November 20, 2015

In this edition, we look at the changes to Italy's integration agreement rules, Switzerland's work permit quotas for 2016, and Qatar's plans to provide health cover for expats. We also provide the latest immigration news from Israel and Kyrgyzstan.

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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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INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

July 30, 2015

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45. Although those wishing to…

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Global Immigration Update – 24th July 2015

July 24, 2015

In this edition, we explain the new restrictions on working and studying in the UK, and report that the UK Restricted Sponsorship Cap has been reached for the second month in a row. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Croatia, Malaysia and Qatar.

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Global Immigration Update – 5th June 2015

June 5, 2015

In this edition, we report on visa-free travel between the EU and 7 new countries, as well as changes to in-country conversions from Short Term to Work visas in Qatar, along with the latest immigration news from the USA, Singapore and Japan.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Ministry of Health Implements New Medical Screening for Select Foreign Workers

October 12, 2011

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health (MOH) recently announced an October 1, 2011 implementation of a double check medical screening for select foreign nationals applying for work/residence permits. The screenings will occur in the applicant’s home country and in the UAE to reduce the incidence of infectious disease and to confirm the authenticity of […]

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