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Global Immigration Update – 30th September 2016

September 30, 2016

In this week's edition, we report that Chinese employment permits and foreign expert certificates are to be consolidated, and we advise of the temporary activity visa framework changes in Australia. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Saudi Arabia and Nigeria, and we continue our 'Investment Visa Options' series, this time focussing on Singapore.

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Global Immigration Update – 23rd September 2016

September 23, 2016

In this week's edition, we advise of the temporary activity visa framework changes in Australia and report on the increase in UK immigration appeal fees. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Vietnam and Peru.

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PERU: Visa-Free Entry for Certain Chinese Nationals

September 22, 2016

From 21st September 2016, qualifying Chinese nationals are able to enter Peru visa-free for business or tourism, for one or more stays totalling up to 180 days per six months. To qualify, Chinese nationals must hold permanent residence or a…

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UK: Theresa May Rejects Points-Based System for EU Nationals

September 9, 2016

Speaking at a press conference during this week"s G20 Summit, Prime Minister Theresa May rejected a "points-based system" to screen immigrants. Such suggestions are thought to contradict promises made within her government during the Brexit campaign, to bring in Australian-style controls…

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Global Immigration Update – 2nd September 2016

September 2, 2016

In this week's edition, we report that Australian visa exemptions for offshore oil and gas workers have now been deemed invalid, and we advise of the new requirements for MDEC employment passes in Malaysia. We also provide a comparative analysis of investor visas around the world, and we bring you the latest instalment in our Spotlight series.

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CANADA: Migration from Hong Kong Up by 85%

August 3, 2016

Hong Kong migration to Canada has increased by 85% compared to last year according to statistics released by Mercan Capital Ltd and Ming Pao East Canada edition. Canadian Government"s Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) statistics have revealed that there were…

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TAIWAN: Visa Regulations Relaxed for ASEAN Countries

July 28, 2016

From 1st August, citizens of Brunei and Thailand will be granted visa-free entry to Taiwan for up to 30 days. This concession will be brought in as a trial for an initial period of one year. From 1st September, citizens…

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Global Immigration Update – 10th June 2016

June 10, 2016

In this week's edition we provide an update on Australian Subclass 457 and 462 visas, and report on the changes to the application process for UAE entry permit employment visas. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Denmark, Malaysia and South Africa.

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NEW ZEALAND: Changes to Labour Market Testing Requirements

May 5, 2016

New Zealand currently conduct a labour market test to determine whether suitably qualified New Zealand workers are available to take on a job instead of an overseas worker. Similar testing is also conducted in Australia. As of 11th April 2016,…

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Global Immigration Update – 29th April 2016

April 29, 2016

In this week's edition, we advise of the updates to the Australian subclass 457 visa, and note the proposed upcoming changes for French Work and Residence Permits. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Russia and Indonesia.

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