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Global Immigration Update – Switzerland

December 8, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

All Short-term L permits and long-term B permits from the 2017 quota have now been filled.

Statement of changes released

December 8, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Last night the government released a statement of changes.

Global Immigration Update – Canada

December 7, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has designated new countries.

Global Immigration Update – UAE

December 7, 2017 | Latest Thinking

Abu Dhabi now requires that the original Emirates ID of the sponsor is now also needed to support any dependents within the visa application process.

Global Immigration Update: Kuwait

December 5, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

From 2018, the recruiting of expats who are under 30years old will be banned.

Sponsor licence revoked: What should you do?

Further attention and clarification must be given to exactly what responsibilities companies are required to uphold, when employing from overseas.

Global Immigration Update – Sweden

December 4, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

New Intra-Corporate Transfer (ICT) permit available for third-country nationals.

Does the quitting of the Social Mobility Commission impact justice?

December 4, 2017 | Latest Thinking, News

Questions arise as to whether Alan Milburn’s resignation is a sign of things to come for Britain’s internal social mobility.

Global Immigration Update – South Africa

December 1, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

A new ‘reciprocal visa waiver’ for all Angolan passport holders will be introduced for up to 30-day visits within 90-day visits per year.

Global Immigration Update – Romania

November 30, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

2018 work permit quotas may not be released before the end of this year.

Global Immigration Update – Qatar

November 29, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

A new rule has been implemented by the Ministry of Labour in Qatar.

Global Immigration Update – Australia

November 28, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Requirements for health insurance changes for 457 Visa applicants.

Global Immigration Update – Brazil

November 27, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

New Immigration law takes effect.

Brexit negotiations update: The Irish border question

November 27, 2017 | Latest Thinking, News

Ireland has been left in limbo as it was announced recently that the final decision upon the Irish border cannot be finalised.

Global Immigration Update – Kazakhstan

November 24, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) permit has recently changed in Kazakhstan.