Welcome to Peregrine

Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.

  • Immiguru is an award-winning online global immigration database, containing detailed, user friendly and up-to-date information on over 1200 corporate immigration processes to around 100 countries.
  • Immigo is a secure, cloud-based global immigration case management system, powered by live data on global immigration processes fed from Immiguru.

KENYA – Pilot of digital biometric registration system

The Department of Immigration Services (DIS) is currently piloting a new digital Biometric Foreigner Registration (BFR) process alongside the existing manual biometric registration system for Foreign Nationals Certificate (“Alien Card”) applications.

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KENYA – Pilot of digital biometric registration system

This news alert was prepared using information provided by IKM Advocates.

COLOMBIA – New Immigration Compliance Rules and Penalties

Effective 16 May 2018, Resolution 1238 establishes stricter criteria for compliance with immigration obligations, and bigger penalties for non-compliance.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Brigard & Urrutia Abogados.

EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Council and Parliament

On 29 May 2018, the European Parliament voted in favour of adopting amendments to the Posting of Workers Directive (1996/71/EC), and the European Council adopted the revised Directive on 21 June 2018.

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EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Council and Parliament

This news alert was prepared using information provided by the European Parliament.

BREXIT – The State of Play for Citizens’ Rights [UPDATED]

[This post has been updated to reflect the release of the UK government’s Statement of Intent on the EU Settlement Scheme on 21 June 2018.]

When it comes to Brexit, one of the EU27’s core negotiating principles, as set out in the European Council’s April 2017 negotiating guidelines, is that “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”. As of now, there is no legally binding withdrawal agreement between the UK government and the EU27, and so any statements from either side are positions or proposals, subject to further negotiation.

Here we look at the UK government’s and the EU27’s policy positions on citizens’ rights today, and how they got to this point. We then suggest some actions that those affected should consider taking in light of these negotiating positions.

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BREXIT – The State of Play for Citizens’ Rights [UPDATED]

The information in this alert was provided by Newland Chase.

 

ISRAEL and UNITED STATES – Reciprocal Investor Visa Agreement Approved by Knesset

On 18 June 2018 the Israeli legislature, the Knesset, approved new regulations implementing a reciprocal agreement with the United States whereby, for the first time, US nationals investing in Israel will be able to obtain a B-5 employment visa and Israeli nationals investing in the United States will be eligible for an E-2 Treaty Investor visa authorising employment.

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

Effective immediately, the Labour Authority in Ho Chi Minh City has clarified that the proposed duration of a work permit as stated in the application (currently two years maximum) cannot exceed the expiration date of the sponsoring entity’s current business licence.

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

This alert was prepared using information provided by Resident Vietnam.

URUGUAY – Vaccination records now required for all residence applications

Effective immediately, the Uruguayan government has issued a decree establishing a requirement for foreign nationals to submit vaccination records in support of all residence visa applications.

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URUGUAY – Vaccination records now required for all residence applications

This news alert was prepared using information provided by CSM Globals.