CHINA | Increased Immigration Checks for Foreign Nationals throughout China

July 19, 2016 0

As the G20 meetings continue and in anticipation of the upcoming G20 Summit in China, authorities in major Chinese cities have increased random immigration verifications of foreign nationals. The G20 Summit will begin on September 4, 2016.


Pro-Link GLOBAL Immigration Dispatch | July 11-18, 2016

July 18, 2016 0

Discover key changes to immigration regulations in China, Israel, Russia, and Singapore.

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RUSSIA | New Stricter Health Insurance Requirements Being Enforced On June 1st the Russian Department of Federal Migration Service (FMS)...

NETHERLANDS | Work Permit Exemption for Japanese Nationals Ends October 1st

July 15, 2016 0

The current exemption allowing Japanese nationals to work in the Netherlands without formal work authorization will end October 1, 2016. After this deadline, Japanese workers will need to obtain work permits prior to engaging in work activities...

CANADA | Visa Requirement to be Lifted for Mexican Nationals

July 13, 2016 1

Canada is lifting the Temporary Resident Visa requirement for Mexican citizens beginning December 1, 2016. However, questions remain on how this impacts the process and timing for obtaining Work Permits.

What's Changed?

On July 28th Canadian...

Pro-Link GLOBAL Immigration Dispatch | June 27-July 3, 2016

July 11, 2016 0

Discover key changes to immigration regulations in Italy, Saudi Arabia, and Slovakia.

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SAUDI ARABIA | New Medical Insurance Requirements Implemented for Many Visitor Visa Applicants

Effective June 20, many applicants filing for...

Pro-Link GLOBAL Immigration Dispatch | June 13-19, 2016

June 29, 2016 0

Discover key changes to immigration regulations in Canada, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, and Uganda.

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CANADA | Clarifications to ‘Implied Status’ Published by IRCCImplied status in Canada allows foreign nationals to reside in the country...

UNITED KINGDOM | “Brexit” and the Consequences for UK Immigration

June 27, 2016 0

By popular vote on June 23, the United Kingdom (UK) made the unprecedented vote to leave the European Union (EU). While experts agree that the impacts of this vote will be far reaching when it comes to the UK, EU, and world economy,...

BRAZIL | Amendments to Immigration Procedures Seek to Reduce Processing Times

June 23, 2016 0

On May 11, The Brazilian authorities published an official decree (Decree 8757/16) easing the application process for obtaining work permits in Brazil. This decree continues Brazil’s recent efforts to streamline and simplify their challenging...

Pro-Link GLOBAL Immigration Dispatch | June 6-12, 2016

June 20, 2016 0

Discover key changes to immigration regulations in the European Union, Italy, Nigeria, Panama, and South Africa.

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SOUTH AFRICA | All South African Visa Applications Filed in India to be Submitted through VFSEffective June 1, all...

AUSTRALIA | Changes to Eligibility Criteria and Benefits for Accredited Sponsorship

June 16, 2016 0

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) announced a new set of eligibility criteria and benefits for companies holding Accredited Sponsorship status.

These changes will come into force on July 1, 2016.


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