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March 21, 2019 - Two thirds of Canadians believe immigrants make Canada stronger, according to a new survey conducted by American think tank the Pew Research Centre.
March 20, 2019 - The March 20 draw saw 3,350 candidates issued ITAs, with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 452 points, edging down two points.
March 20, 2019 - The Newfoundland & Labrador provincial government is looking to improve its system of recognizing the foreign qualifications of new immigrants.
March 20, 2019 - Canadians travelling to Europe will soon be required to have a new travel authorization, obtained by filling out an online form and paying a small fee.
March 19, 2019 - More than 30 communities across British Columbia have enrolled to be part of the province's new Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot.
March 19, 2019 - Canada and the U.S. are in talks about altering the Safe Third Country Agreement, which many believe helps motivate asylum seekers to cross at unrecognized border points, mostly through Quebec.
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This type of visa does not allow the foreign national to work in Israel.
Hanan Iftach
Israeli high-tech companies are currently experiencing a labor shortage of about 8,000 workers a year.
LCA Studio Legale
The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is a new visa waiver program that has been created by the European Union to protect EU borders.
Investment Immigration
March 20, 2019 - Portugal has expanded its golden visa program and introduced a new asset class into which wealthy applicants can invest in to qualify for permanent residence in the country.
Withers LLP
From 30 March 2019, new immigration rules, the EU Settlement Scheme, will apply to EU nationals and their family members who live in the UK.
Giambrone & Partners
Local authorities that have within their care children born in the UK to EU national parents must take steps to ensure that they do not create another scandal such as seen with the Caribbean "Windrush" generation, ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is resuming Premium Processing for all H-1B Petitions on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Effective immediately, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has resumed premium processing for all H-1B petitions.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 1, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting new H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for fiscal year 2020 ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published revised Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status and new Form I-539A, Supplemental Information to Extend/Change
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In the context of mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate restructurings, during the due diligence process, employers often overlook the immigration-related considerations related to impacted
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received enough petitions to meet the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2019.
Fakhoury Law Group
The Department of State (DOS) has released the Visa Bulletin for March 2019, showing modest progress for EB-1 for all chargeability areas as well as EB-2 for China and India ...
Fakhoury Law Group
According to statistics released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the percentage of H-1B cases with requests for evidence (RFEs) ...
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