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KAZAKHSTAN: Changes to Work Permits and Visa Waiver Program

January 11, 2017

Upcoming Changes to the Work Permit Regime From 1st January 2017, new rules for the issuance of work permits for Kazakhstan include the removal of the current labour market test for locally-hired applicants and the introduction of a state fee,…

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Americas: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

The election of the new President of the USA, Donald Trump, dominated headlines at the end of last year due to his administration's immigration policies. However, there were also a number of changes across the region including the introduction of new work…

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Asia-Pacific: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

There were many significant changes amongst the APAC region last year including the new 10 year visitor visa announced in Australia, the increase in employment pass salary requirements in Singapore and recommendations from the Audit Commission to help the Hong…

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December 20, 2016

The Americas We have 20 offices in the US, Canada and Latin America with our regional head office in Houston. We provide immigration solutions to companies and individuals across the region in local languages. With our global immigration knowledge we are able to help local companies bring people into the country as well as supporting […]

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Global Immigration Update – 2nd December 2016

December 2, 2016

In this week's edition, we report on Australia's new 10-year visitor visa and advise that immigration to the UK has risen to a record annual level. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Canada, Singapore and Bahrain.

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UK: Additional Nationalities Permitted to use Registered Traveller Service

November 25, 2016

UKVI has announced an increase in the permitted use of the Registered Traveller Service. As a reminder, this service is available to applicants who have a UK visa, or have visited the UK at least 4 times in the last…

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Global Immigration Update – 25th November 2016

November 25, 2016

In this week's edition, we advise of the changes to the definition of Member of the Family Unit in Australia and report on the implementation of the Intra-company Transfer Directive in the Netherlands. We also bring you the latest immigration news from the UK and Indonesia and provide an update on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech at the CBI Annual Conference.

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UK: Government Criticised Over Rejection of Scottish Post-Study Work Visa Reintroduction

November 16, 2016

The UK Government"s decision to reject the reintroduction of a post-study work visa scheme in Scotland has faced increasing criticism from Scottish ministers, businesses and education authorities. The post-study work visa route allows international students from outside the European Union…

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NEW ZEALAND: Significant Changes to Residence Programme

November 3, 2016

In a bid to kerb the record-high net immigration, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has introduced stricter standards for residence applications of migrants. The New Zealand Residence Programme is the route through which residence applications for skilled workers, investors, entrepreneurs and…

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CANADA: Support Grows For Increased Immigration Levels

October 26, 2016

Canada"s Immigration Minister is expected to announce a new multi-year immigration plan in early November. Canada welcomed 320,932 immigrants in the past year and Minister John McCallum has signaled his intention to increase overall levels of immigration in the next four…

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