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IRELAND – Ongoing delays and upcoming minimum wage increase

IRP AppointmentsThere continue to be significant delays in obtaining appoint  Read More

BELGIUM – 2019 Minimum Salary Increases for Work Permits

Minimum salary requirements for Type B work permits will increase from 1 January 2019.  Read More

BRAZIL – Expedited Processing for Residence Authorisation for Technical Assistance Now Limited to “Urgent” and “Emergency” Cases

On 16 October 2018, the National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution (NR) 34/2018, amending NR 03/2017, which is applicable to foreign nationals who ent  Read More

SWITZERLAND – Increase in Work Permit Quotas for 2019

The Swiss Federal Council has decided to increase the work permit quotas for 2019.  Read More

UNITED STATES – New Deportation Policy Implemented But Not for Employment Petitions

Effective 1 October 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has begun implementing its 28 June 2018 policy memorandum, prioritising the remova  Read More

POLAND – New Appointment Booking Procedures

Effective immediately, a new online appointment booking system is in place at the Warsaw immigration office (Mazovian Provincial Office) for initial and renew  Read More

PORTUGAL – Visa and Residence Procedures Simplified

Regulatory Decree no. 9/2018, published on 11 September 2018, took effect on 1 October 2018.  Read More

SPAIN – Immigration Authorities Suspend In-Person and Telephone Consultations

The Spanish immigration authorities have issued an announcement confirming the temporary suspension of in-person and telephone consultations at both the Large  Read More

NEW ZEALAND – Work Visa Application Fees to Double

Effective 5 November 2018, application fees for New Zealand visas will increase dramatically.  Read More

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