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Global Immigration Update – Qatar

December 22, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Visitors on 30-day tourist visa can extend their stay for an extra 30 days through a new online portal.

Global Immigration Update – Netherlands

December 22, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Dutch Immigration Authorities (IND) have announced new minimum salary levels for 2018.

Global Immigration Update – United States

December 21, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The U.S. department of state has announced that the U.S. Consulates within Russia will offer limited interviews for non-immigrant visas.

Global Immigration Update – Iraq

December 20, 2017 | Latest Thinking

The Iraqi federal government has imposed a new restricted regime of fines.

Global Immigration Update – Mozambique

December 19, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Foreign nationals no longer need a residency document.

Home Office: Evidence now required for imposed conditions.

December 19, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The decision could have a wide-reaching impact, as it drastically affects the current practice of the Home Office.

Global Immigration Update – Philippines

December 18, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) has announced new employment permit rules for foreign nationals.

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.