IRELAND – Spouse or Partner of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holder Can Work Without Employment Permit

Effective 6 March 2019, the spouses and de facto partners of Critical Skills Employment Permit (CSEP) holders can access the Irish labour market without first obtaining an Employment Permit.

In addition, on 1 April 2019 a new pre-clearance policy will be introduced for the non-EEA de facto partners of CSEP holders.

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IRELAND – Spouse or Partner of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holder Can Work Without Employment Permit

This alert was prepared with information provided by Newland Chase.

Sharp Increase in British Nationals Applying for French Citizenship

We are pleased to share this article describing the recent increase in applications for French citizenship by British nationals.  The article features Fiona Mougenot, Managing Director of Expat Partners, an immigration consultancy which is Peregrine’s partner for immigration into France.  Thanks for sharing your experience, Fiona!

IRELAND – Immigration Authorities Ease Cohabitation Requirement for De Facto Partners

A non-EEA national unmarried partner of an Irish national or Irish resident, who is seeking to obtain immigration permission, must now be able to demonstrate a genuine long-term relationship with documentary evidence of cohabitation with their sponsoring partner for at least one year, rather than two years, as previously.

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IRELAND – Immigration Authorities Ease Cohabitation Requirement for De Facto Partners

This news alert was prepared using information provided by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service.

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

Our sister company Newland Chase, a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.

CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

IBN Wins Prestigious Award for Immigration Services

We are very pleased that our partner for South Africa and Namibia, IBN Business and Immigration Solutions, has been awarded best immigration provider worldwide of 2016 at the BrookfieldGRS supplier conference in Washington D.C.

Congratulations to Andreas and the rest of the team!

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.

Brexit: Some Potential Implications For Employers (Littler)

Our US partner, Littler, has published the linked article considering the effects of possible changes to employment law as a result of the UK’s recent vote to leave the European Union (EU).

Brexit: Some Potential Implications For Employers