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On December 18, 2018, Canada will begin imposing tough new penalties on those who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including cannabis, or commit cannabis-related crimes.
December 12, 2018 - Canada's immigration department says details of the 2019 Parents and Grandparents Program will soon be released.
December 12, 2018 - Canada immigration authorities again issued 3,900 Invitations to Apply for the sixth consecutive Express Entry draw, and seventh in 2018. The lowest CRS score was 445.
December 12, 2018 - Since 2017 the Global Talent Stream has boosted the skilled technology talent pool in Canada. It helps high growth firms quickly bring to Canada highly skilled technology workers in less than 30-days. Read how.
December 11, 2018 - New figures prove that hiring an immigration lawyer gives a candidate the best chances for success when applying for a Canada immigration visa.
Green and Spiegel LLP
In August 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that it will accept 20,000 applications for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents in 2019 ...
Cavell Leitch
INZ typically experience high numbers of visa applications and temporary processing backlogs, during the summer months.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The scale of the changes to immigration law caused by Brexit should not be underestimated.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In a recent case involving a college (London St Andrews College v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2496 read here)
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In October, for the first time since 2013, the MAC was commissioned by the Home Office to undertake a full review of the Shortage Occupation List with a view to reporting early next year.
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) announced last month that it would be conducting a review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL).
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Prior to submitting petitions for H-1B visas, employers first will be required to register electronically with USCIS during a designated registration period.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Anticipated changes to immigration regulations could have significant impact in the employment context. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in its fall 2018 regulatory agenda...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Each year, employers and their foreign national employees seeking an initial grant of H-1B status may file petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS")...
Pryor Cashman LLP
December and January are among the busiest travel times of the year, and a time when many foreign nationals and their families take the opportunity to return home for the holidays.
Morgan Lewis
A registration program proposed by US Citizenship and Immigration Services would eliminate the need for paper filings prior to the lottery process for cap-subject H-1B petitions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On November 29, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced the publication of a policy memorandum dated November 15, 2018 ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced a new plan that would require employers to pre-register all potential H-1B candidates for selection in the H-1B lottery.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, December 3, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published in the federal register a proposed new rule ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a proposed rule published in today's Federal Register, the USCIS is resurrecting and modifying a previous proposal from 2011 to implement an electronic pre-registration system for H-1B cap petitions.
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As a foreigner working in Malaysia, there are a number of procedures and rules to follow in order to get a work permit and license. If a company does not comply with the requirements...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
November 16, 2018 - Several developments have taken place in the last few months that may have an impact on Canadian permanent residents, citizenship, criminal inadmissibility/impaired driving offences and Quebec immigration programs.
Holding Redlich
SkillSelect is an online service which helps to manage Australia's skilled migration program, based on economic needs.
Since we last addressed the plight of EU citizens in the UK, the government has published further details of its settlement scheme.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
In this regard, please stay tuned for additional developments as they roll out prior to the April 1, 2019 filing day for H-1B cap-subject nonimmigrant petitions.
McInnes Cooper
Immigration is one of the key solutions to looming worker shortages in Canada.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Opening a new restaurant can mean opening the door for potential labor and employment legal risks.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) starting April 1, 2019.
Organic Law No. 2/2018 was published on 5 July 2018.
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