Welcome to Peregrine

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

 

SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Third Quarter of 2016

The quota for L permits for the third quarter of 2016, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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MALAYSIA – New Requirements for MDEC Employment Passes

Effective 1 September 2016, Malaysia Digital Economy (MDEC) will implement new Employment Pass regulations affecting foreign national employees of companies with Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia (MSC Malaysia) or Information Communication Technology (ICT) status.

Among the changes, MDEC will require all Employment Pass applicants to obtain an approval letter before entering Malaysia. Previously, Employment Pass (EP) applicants were allowed to travel to Malaysia as visitors while waiting for their EP application to be approved.

The Expatriate Services Division (ESD) of the Immigration Department of Malaysia (MID), another Employment Pass processing agency, implemented the same requirement on 1 August 2016.

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MALAYSIA – New Requirements for MDEC Employment Passes

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Rabin & Associates.

INDIA – Mandatory Biometric Enrolment for Seven Visa Categories in the United Kingdom

The High Commission of India in London has announced that applicants for seven visa categories (including employment visas, but not tourist or business visas) are required to register their biometric data, effective 19 August 2016.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Lexagent.

TURKEY – New Foreign Labour Law Takes Effect

On 13 August 2016, Turkey published the “Law On International Workforce” (Law No. 6735, approved on 28 July 2016) in the official gazette, with immediate effect.

However, guidance on implementation of the new law has yet to be published, so the full implications of the changes are not yet known.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Bener.

ITALY – Family Reunion Extended to Same-Sex Spouses

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has finally provided clarity on the impact of the recent law recognising same-sex unions on immigration provisions.

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ITALY – Family Reunion Extended to Same-Sex Spouses

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Mazzeschi.

EUROPEAN UNION – EU Signs Visa Waiver Agreements with Kiribati, the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu

The European Union (EU) has recently signed short-stay visa waiver agreements with Kiribati, the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu, on behalf of its Schengen Area Member States.

The agreements will apply on a provisional basis from until approved by the European Parliament.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by The Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific and Mazzeschi.