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CANADA: Changes to List of Designated Countries for Immigration Medical Exam

November 29, 2017

Effective 23rd November 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has updated the list of “designated countries” whose residents require an immigration medical examination (IME) to apply for a temporary or permanent residence visa. The following countries, previously not designated, are now designated (i.e. they now require an IME): Fiji Singapore Timor-Leste Tunisia The following countries, previously […]

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UNITED STATES: US Department of State Announces New Travel Restrictions

September 27, 2017

On 24th September 2017, just as the previous travel ban was due to expire, the US President issued a Proclamation indefinitely imposing various new restrictions on immigrant and non-immigrant entry for certain nationals of five of the countries affected by the previous travel ban (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen) and three additional non-Muslim majority […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 12th June 2017

June 12, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that stricter permanent residence requirements and new salary rules for the Pay Limit Scheme have been introduced in Denmark, and the MDEC has announced the reclassification of employment pass categories in Malaysia. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Morocco, Venezuela and Zambia.

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BRAZIL: New Temporary Residence Status for Selected Non-Mercosur Countries

March 17, 2017

The National Immigration Council in Brazil has introduced a new temporary residence process for nationals of countries bordering Brazil which are not signatories to the Mercosur agreement, with immediate effect. Who can benefit? The new residence status applies to nationals of French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela who enter Brazil overland. How does it work? […]

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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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ECUADOR: New Immigration Law Implemented

February 16, 2017

A new immigration law in Ecuador called “Ley de movilidad humana” has superseded the previous legislation, and reorganised several visa categories. Regulations to implement the new law are expected. This came into effect on 6th February 2017. Key Changes The 12-6 visa has been replaced by a subcategory of temporary residence. It is now obligatory to […]

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Global Immigration Update – 8th April 2016

April 8, 2016

In this week's edition; the Canadian authorities have introduced several immigration updates, and the new Schengen Borders Code comes into force this month. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Belgium and Venezuela.

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ITALY: New Quota Decree Published

February 18, 2016

On 2nd February 2016 a new quota decree was published, retaining the same 17,850 places for subordinate (employed) and autonomous (self-employed) work for non-European Union (non-EU) nationals, but increasing the quota allocations for change-of-status categories. Online applications (on a first-come first-served basis)…

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