Immigration news

November 1, 2018

UAE: New visa rules for widows, divorced women, visitors, tourist and students

What has changed On October 21, 2018, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) approved new rules to benefit […]
October 21, 2018

Vietnam: Changes to the work permit rules

On 8 October 2018, Decree 140/2018/NĐ-CP was issued by MOLISA, bringing a few changes and additions to Decree 11/2016/ NĐ-CP. As […]
October 21, 2018

Belgium: 2019 Minimum Salary increases for work permits

The Belgian government has announced a slight increase in the minimum salary requirements for Type B work permits. Minimum Salary Threshold […]
October 16, 2018

Australian Immigration: Skilled Migration with State Nomination

Holders of 457 and TSS visas often assume that they will apply for permanent residency through the Temporary Residence Transitional pathway […]
October 16, 2018

Chile: National who requires tourist visas face stricter boarder entry requirements

What has changed Chile is imposing stricter requirements on nationals who require tourist visas at the borders (non-waivered nationals). What does […]
October 16, 2018

Singapore: New electronic arrival card for foreign visitors

What has changed On October 4, 2018, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) introduced a three (3) month trial of an […]
October 16, 2018

UK: statement of changes to immigration rules in 2018

What has changed In October 2018, the UK authorities announced several proposed changes to occur in UK immigration. These are recapped […]
October 10, 2018

Mobility: New China Residency rules increase taxes

China has revised its residency rules, effective January 1, 2019.  The changes could adversely affect foreigners who work in China. Currently, […]
October 8, 2018

Mobility: Countries with best working benefits

Many question which countries offer the best working benefits to assignees, but the bottom line is that there is no definitive […]