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Holding Redlich
All employers must take reasonable steps to ensure that every person working for them has appropriate work rights.
Holding Redlich
The Government announced significant changes to the eligibility requirements for permanent residence of 457 visa holders.
December 15, 2017 - Medical inadmissibility rules in Canada immigration applications contravene a United Nations rights convention and are out of touch with Canadian values, according to a parliamentary committee report.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On December 4, 2017, in a 7-2 decision the United States Supreme Court lifted the temporary restraining order that had initially blocked President Trump's latest travel ban.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In order to be admissible to Canada, permanent residents and foreign nationals must avoid "serious criminality" as set out in s. 36(1)(a) of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
December 13, 2017 - The recently-signed Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement updates how the two governments will work together and facilitate the arrival of newcomers to Canada's largest province.
Investment Immigration
December 8, 2017 - The U.S. EB-5 investment immigration program has received another temporary extension in its current form as part of a short-term funding bill passed by Congress late on Thursday, December 7.
Investment Immigration
December 1, 2017 – Nova Scotia immigration officials conducted the latest draw under its Entrepreneur stream inviting 24 candidates to apply for Nova Scotia immigration with the lowest score of 91 points.
On 8 December 2017 a joint report from the negotiators of the European Union and the UK government was published, describing progress made during phase 1 of Brexit negotiations.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
According to the International Work Force Law No.6735 ("IWFL"), it is mandatory to obtain a work permit for the foreigners who would like to work in Turkey.
The MAC was asked by the UK government to advise on the economic and social impact of the UK's exit from the EU and also on how the UK's immigration system should be aligned with a modern industrial strategy.
As you will no doubt have seen in the news, progress has been made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations. We have prepared a summary of the position on citizens' rights;
A Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules was presented to Parliament yesterday. Those that are most relevant to business immigration are summarised below.
Travers Smith LLP
Today, Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with the EU which provides welcome clarity for employers on the rights of EU citizens currently working in the UK.
This week saw the publication of two briefing papers—one by Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law at the University of Leicester (for the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA);...
Foley Hoag LLP
President Trump issued the third revision of his travel ban entitled "Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry ...
Littler Mendelson
The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has the authority to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to eligible foreign-born individuals who are unable to return home...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has promulgated a regulation affecting highly skilled foreign workers when they lose their jobs.
Littler Mendelson
On December 4, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the restraining orders against President Trump's travel ban.1 The stay means that the September 24, 2017 presidential proclamation restricting travel ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On Monday, December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two separate, but related, orders staying lower courts' preliminary injunctions against President Trump's most recent travel ban ...
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From 18 November new visa conditions and changes have been introduced by Department of Immigration & Border Protection.
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Immigration update includes abolition of 457 visas and transitional arrangements to support implementation of TSS visa. .
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USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
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This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases relating to immigration issues in Australia.
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There has been change and disruption in Australian immigration, in particular for the Subclass 457 Temporary Work visa.
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Recruitment and retention will be impacted and employers need to review their approach to recruiting overseas talent.
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Businesses which rely on the 457 visa program to access staff should see whether they comply with Accredited Sponsorship.
November 16, 2017 - The Manitoba immigration department has overhauled the structure of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, with new streams and an extensive new In-Demand Occupations list.
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This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases and cases relating to immigration in Australia.
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