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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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EMEA: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

2016 saw big changes across the EMEA region, with the new Posted Workers and ICT Directive. Other big news across the region was that the UK voted to leave the EU and countries across the Middle East implemented stricter regulations…

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Global Immigration Update – 21st December 2016

December 21, 2016

In this week's edition, we report on President-elect Donald Trump and his administration’s stance on US business immigration, and we advise that Qatar has abolished its labour system known as 'Kafala'. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Canada, Israel and South Africa.

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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 – 19th August 2016

August 19, 2016

In this week's edition, we advise of the changes to Russian work permit applications and the proposed relaxation of rules regarding foreign technology specialists in Israel. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Ghana and the Netherlands.

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Global Immigration Update – 1st July 2016

July 1, 2016

In this week's edition, we provide information for those that are affected by the UK's decision to leave the EU in last month's referendum. We also advise that Canada has agreed to lift the visa requirements for Mexican citizens at the end of this year, as well as bring you the latest immigration news from Belarus, and report on the new bilateral ten year multiple-entry visa agreement between China and Israel.

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Global Immigration Update – 24th June 2016

June 24, 2016

In this week's edition we advise that Canada has issued another round of invitations through the Express Entry immigration program this month, and that insurance certificates are now required for Swedish work permit applications. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Israel, and issue our blog on understanding the complexities of business travel.

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AUSTRALIA: Subclass 457 and 462 Update

June 10, 2016

Changes to Subclass 457 Accredited Sponsorship Criteria 457 sponsors with a long history of good dealings with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) are eligible to apply to become Accredited Sponsors. The benefits to acquiring accredited status include;…

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GLOBAL: Amended Minimum Salary Thresholds for Foreign and Domestic Workers

January 21, 2016

Since the start of 2016, several countries around the world have amended their minimum salary threshold for foreign and domestic workers. We have summarised these changes for you, which came into effect on 1st January 2016. These are as follows: Belgium Type-B Work…

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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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