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UNITED STATES – USCIS Announces Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

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US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, in order to reduce overall H-1B processing times, they will temporarily suspend premium processing for […]

AUSTRALIA – New Global Talent Scheme Announced

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On 19 March 2018, the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) announced that a new visa scheme to attract highly-skilled talent to Australia […]

UNITED STATES – End of Golden Arrow Program for Expedited E Visas at US Embassy in Paris

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Effective 12 March 2018, the United States embassy in Paris, France, has closed its “Golden Arrow” program for expedited E visas for critical […]

UNITED KINGDOM – New Immigration and Nationality Fees

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UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has published updated fees, which come into effect on 6 April 2018.

  • There are to be increases to […]

PERU – New Streamlined Change of Status Process

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Effective 19 March 2018, a new, simplified process for applications for change of immigration status has been introduced, with in-person attendance at the […]

AUSTRALIA – New Subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) Visa Available from 18 March 2018

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On 15 March 2018, the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) published the Migration Legislation Amendment which implements the new Subclass 482 (Temporary […]

CANADA – Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership

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On 8 March 2018, Canada signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), along with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, […]

BRAZIL – Relaxation of New Police Clearance Requirement for Residence Renewal Applicants

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The Ministry of Labour has issued a Technical Note stating that current resident visa holders applying for residence renewal in Brazil are not required to […]

SLOVAKIA – Changes to Rules for Employment and Assignment of Non-EU Nationals

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Amendments to Slovakia’s Act on Act on Employment Services will take effect on 1 May 2018, bringing several changes to the rules for […]

POLAND – New Intra-Corporate Transferee Permit Available

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Effective 12 February 2018, Poland has introduced a new combined work and residence permit category for intra-corporate transfer (ICT), transposing into national law […]