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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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Australian Immigration | Trade Deals and Labour Markets

September 13, 2018

A trade deal between eleven Pacific Rim countries is set to be ratified by the Australian Government, after support for the deal was raised by the Labor Party.

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COLOMBIA: New Immigration Compliance Rules and Penalties

June 26, 2018

COLOMBIA has implemented new immigration compliance rules and penalties. Effective 16 May 2018, Resolution 1238 establishes stricter criteria for compliance with immigration obligations, and bigger penalties for non-compliance.

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CANADA: Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership

March 16, 2018

On 8th March 2018, Canada signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), along with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Amongst other free-trade provisions, the CPTPP provides eased reciprocal immigration provisions for the entry and stay of nationals of partner countries as short-term business visitors, temporary […]

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Meet Daniela Lima

February 26, 2018

Meet Daniela Lima! On February 28, Newland Chase’s Managing Director for Latin America, Daniela Lima, and Simone Pinheiro, Manager of Immigration for our São Paulo office, presented their webinar ‘Brazil’s New Migration Law: Immigration and Compliance in the Spotlight’.

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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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AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

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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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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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