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Australia
Holding Redlich
This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to immigration and visas in Australia.
Hammond Taylor
The GTIS allows eligible applicants to lodge Distinguished Talent visas and have applications fast-tracked for approval.
Canada
Immigration.ca
July 1, 2020 - Coronavirus restrictions have made the first half of 2020 a major challenge for Canada's immigration system.
Immigration.ca
July 2, 2020 - Canada Express Entry ended the first half of 2020 having issued the second-most Invitations to Apply on record, despite the country being in the grip of the coronavirus crisis.
Immigration.ca
June 30, 2020 - Canada admitted a new record of nearly 110,000 new immigrants through Express Entry in 2019 in the busiest year on record for the skilled immigration selection system.
Littler Mendelson
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak," ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 22, President Trump issued the Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak that suspends the entry of foreign nationals with certain employment-based ...
Littler - Canada
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak," suspending the issuance of new L-1, H-1B, H-2B and J-1 nonimmigrant ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 8, 2020, the Order in Council applicable to foreign nationals entering Canada from any country other than the United States and the Order in Council applicable to foreign nationals entering Canada ...
Cyprus
Chambersfield Economides Kranos
Chambersfield Economides Kranos immigration experts can assist in all your immigration matters by providing the right consultation and handling all the processes of your application, in order for...
European Union
Littler Mendelson
On June 30, 2020, the Council of the European Union adopted recommendations on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the European Union (EU).
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The European Commission has proposed the following for travel restrictions to be lifted for non-EU countries as of July 1, 2020 for all Member States so that it maintains a...
Ghana
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
In Ghana no foreigner shall employ or accept employment unless that person is granted a work permit or immigrant quota.
Greece
lus Laboris
For non-EU citizens and given the current Covid-19, situation, the submission of asylum applications for those entering Greece illegally was suspended for one month (Legislative Act No. 45/2-03-2020).
Malta
CSB Group
On May 23rd, Andres Gutierrez, Investment Migration Consultant at CSB Group and Malta Sotheby's International Realty, participated in a Webinar organised by IREX Business Connect ...
Nigeria
PwC Nigeria
A Temporary Work Permit (TWP) approval is required for a skilled foreigner to perform employment duties in Nigeria on a temporary basis.
Poland
lus Laboris
Poland has relaxed immigration requirements in the context of the coronavirus pandemic so it is currently not necessary to obtain a work permit to hire a foreign worker for certain seasonal jobs.
UK
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
On 16 June 2020, the Government updated its coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for Tier 4 sponsors and international students.
Withers LLP
The upcoming changes to the CJRS on 1 July 2020, allowing furloughed employees to work part-time, will not be limited to British and EU staff. UK businesses who hold a sponsor licence to employ migrant workers...
Vistra
New U.S. visa restrictions effective until the year's end will make it harder both for American companies to hire foreign workers and for multinationals to transfer their workers to the U.S.
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