BRAZIL – More Immigration Regulations Published

On 22 December 2017, the National Immigration Council published further Normative Resolutions regulating residence authorisation for foreign professionals. The key changes relate to residence authorisation for intra-company training.

In addition, on 26 December 2017 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a new rule which requires applicants for initial or extension residence authorisation who wish to exit and re-enter Brazil to obtain a visitor visa while their residence application is pending

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BRAZIL – More Immigration Regulations Published

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Regulations Published

On 8 December 2017, the National Immigration Council published new Normative Resolutions regulating residence authorisation for foreign professionals. The resolutions implement the recent Brazilian immigration law (13445/2017, published 25 May 2017).

Note that the resolutions do not mention renewal applications – these are expected to be regulated in a future publication.

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Regulations Published

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Takes Effect

On 21 November 2017, Decree 9.199/2017 was published and the new Brazilian immigration law (13.445/2017) took effect.

It is important to note that the normative resolutions which provide guidelines for visa processing have not yet been published, and until they are published applications under the new law will not be available.

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BRAZIL – New Immigration Law Takes Effect

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Who’s Who Legal Interview with Enrique Arellano

We are pleased to share this interview with Enrique Arellano, the founder and director of Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados SC, specialising in Mexican corporate immigration law since 1976.

Our sister company and part of the CIBT Group, Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados is committed to delivering high-quality, professional immigration services to a wide variety of multinational companies through offices located in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara and Puebla.

Mr Arellano is a native of Mexico City and is a graduate of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Law School, where he served as the immigration specialist on the university’s board of regents’ legal committee. Mr Arellano has been selected among the world’s top 15 most highly regarded individuals in his field in every edition of Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration since 2013.

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09 Jun 2017: Peregrine at the Annual Conference on European Migration Law, Brussels, 15 and 16 June 2017

Peregrine’s Raquel Gómez Salas will be attending the Academy of European Law’s Annual Conference on European Migration Law on 15 and 16 June 2017, at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels, Belgium.

The aim of this conference is to provide legal practitioners with an update on recent developments regarding the EU legal migration system and the mechanisms put in place to tackle labour and skills shortages within the EU and to reinforce its attractiveness. It will provide them with the opportunity to discuss current legal reforms with high-level experts in the field.

Raquel would love to meet you there! If you’re going, please contact Raquel at raquel@peregrineimmigration.co.uk to arrange a meeting.

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CANADA – Government Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Certain Spouses and Revises Age Threshold for Dependents

TAIWAN – Upcoming Relaxation of Visa Rules for Nationals of Southeast and South Asian Countries

ANGOLA – Amendments to Rules on Hiring of Foreign Employees

PORTUGAL – All Travellers Subject to Border Control 10-14 May 2017 Due to Pope’s Visit

JAPAN – Relaxation of Visa Requirements for Nationals of Five Central Asian Countries

AUSTRALIA – New Foreign Worker Levy and Increased Visa Application Charges

COSTA RICA – New Expedited ID Card Process for Registered Companies

SWITZERLAND – Government Invokes “Safeguard Clause” to Impose Quota on Residence Permits for Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals

 

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HONG KONG – Indian Nationals Can No Longer Apply for Hong Kong Visit Visas at Chinese Consulates

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ITALY – Posted Worker Notification Not Required for Intra-Company Transfers

UNITED KINGDOM – New Immigration and Nationality Fees

INDIA – Changes to Visa and e-Visa Framework

MALAYSIA – Expatriate Services Division Announces Reclassification of Employment Pass Categories and Annual Company Registration Updates

NETHERLANDS – Self-Employed Activities Permitted for Highly Skilled Migrants, Students and Scientific Researchers

SOUTH AFRICA and RUSSIA – Reciprocal 90-Day Visa Waiver Implemented

CANADA – Government Lifts Visa Requirement for Brazilians, Bulgarians and Romanians

INDIA – Biometrics Scanning Now Required at Pune, Mumbai and Bangalore Foreigner Regional Registration Offices

AUSTRALIA – Subclass 457 Visa to be Abolished [UPDATED]

AUSTRALIA – Stricter Criteria for Permanent Employer-Sponsored Skilled Migration

AUSTRALIA – Government Announces Stricter Criteria for Citizenship

UNITED STATES – USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for Fiscal Year 2018

UKRAINE – Visa Issuance Rules Amended

COLOMBIA – New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

INDIA – Aadhaar Card Required for Certain Foreign Residents

VIETNAM – Authorities Testing Online Work Permit Portal

NEW ZEALAND – Changes to the Skilled Migrant Category from August 2017