Immigration news

January 10, 2019

Australia: Sydney and Brisbane chosen to host $15 million top tennis tournament

Australian cities Sydney and Brisbane have been announced as the first two host locations for the newest team event in men’s […]
December 30, 2018

Ukraine: Visa-on-arrival program to end Jan. 1

What is the change?  Ukraine is ending its visa-on-arrival program for foreign nationals traveling as tourist or business visitors starting Jan. 1. […]
December 30, 2018

Canada: Plan to reduce immigration in 2019 confirmed

What is the change?  Quebec plans to allow around 40,000 new permanent residents under the 2019 Quebec Immigration Plan, around 10,000 […]
December 30, 2018

India: E-visa program expands to include 2 new categories

What is the change?  India has introduced two additional categories of e-visas, the e-Conference visa and e-Medical Attendant visa. E-visas are issued with […]
December 16, 2018

Australia: Sponsor compliance and Publication of Sanctions

Effective 13 December 2018, enhanced integrity regulations have come into effect, allowing the immigration department to publicly list companies which have […]
December 13, 2018

Switzerland: Extension of Transitional Period for Croatian Nationals

What has changed From 1 January 2017, the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons (AFMP) gradually allowed Croatian citizens entry […]
December 13, 2018

Netherlands: Dutch Authorities introduce New Salary Thresholds for 2019

What has changed The Netherlands Authorities “Immigratie en Naturalisatie Dienst” (IND) has published the salary thresholds for 2019. Beginning January 1, […]
December 5, 2018

Malaysia: New Immigration Application Procedure for MIDA-Registered Companies

Effective 5 December 2018, all new and renewal Employment Pass (EP) and Dependant Pass (DP) applications for companies with pre-approved positions […]
December 5, 2018

UAE: Further Details of Long-Term Visa Scheme

On 24 November 208, the UAE cabinet approved new long-term residence visas, and announced further details of the qualifying requirements for […]
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