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Australia
LegalVision
Immigration and Migration planning is an incredibly important component of Australia's economy and post COVID-19 recovery plan.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases & cases relating to immigration.
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
On October 21, 2020, Ordinance 18 of the Ministry of Justice was published, resuming—as of November 3, 2020—the countdown toward certain immigration deadlines.
Tauil & Chequer
On October 14, 2020, the National Immigration Council (CNIg) published Resolution No. 42/2020. This resolution aims to amend CNIg Normative Resolution No. 6/2017 (RN No. 6/2017)
Canada
Immigration.ca
October 27, 2020 - Industry watchers say technology firms in Canada are the likely beneficiaries of U.S. President Donald Trump's clampdown on the H-1B visa widely used by Silicon Valley companies to bring in highly-skilled immigrants.
Moodys Tax Law LLP
Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) expanded the list of persons who are eligible to travel to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic
Immigration.ca
October 27, 2020 - U.S. President Donald Trump's overhaul of the H-1B visa program in October made it more expensive and difficult to get highly-skilled immigrant workers into the United States – and likely gave Canada's Start-Up Visa Program a much-needed boost.
MLT Aikins LLP
On June 8, the Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") announced changes to travel restrictions for foreign nationals who are immediate family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic. The Canadian government has unveiled aggressive new measures to contain the coronavirus and this...
Immigration.ca
October 14, 2020 - New Brunswick has created a new immigration pathway for truck drivers under the existing New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program skilled worker stream.
Immigration.ca
October 14, 2020 - Canada's Parents and Grandparents Program opens for the submission of Interest to Sponsor forms from noon EST on October 13, 2020. The three-week window for the submission of the form closes on November 3. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada officials will then select at random candidates to be issued invitations to apply.
Immigration.ca
October 14, 2020 - Canada has equalled the largest Express Entry draw of all time, issuing Invitations to Apply to 4,500 candidates. The October 14 draw required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 471 points, exactly the same as the previous all-program draw.
Cyprus
Y. Argyrides & Associates
As a part of its policies aiming to further encourage Foreign Direct Investment and to attract high net worth individuals to settle and do business in Cyprus the Council of Ministers established...
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
On the 13th October 2020 the Council of Ministers has decided to proceed with the Termination of the Cyprus Citizenship Scheme, citing reasons of weakness into the review and due diligence system and various loopholes which potential investors took advantage of.
Y. Argyrides & Associates
Non-European citizens are allowed to apply for Residence Permit in Cyprus on the basis of the Categories referred to in Regulations 5 and 6(2) of the Aliens and Immigration Regulations.
European Union
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
On 31 December at 11pm freedom of movement between the UK and the EU ends and a new Points Based Immigration System will apply to EU citizens and non-EU citizens alike.
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
The Four Fundamental Freedoms of the European Union (EU) are: the free movement of goods, the free movement of capital, the free movement of persons, the freedom of establishment and provide services.
Indonesia
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
(23 October 2020) The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) recently passed the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation (the "Omnibus Bill").
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
On September 11, 2020, the Indonesian Government enacted a new regulation that introduces several changes to the immigration regime that affect foreigners, Indonesians and the procurement of travel
Cavell Leitch
Overview of key criteria of the policy outlining further border exceptions for some entrepreneurs and work visa holders.
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