The GTIS allows eligible applicants to lodge Distinguished Talent visas and have applications fast-tracked for approval.
July 1, 2020 - Coronavirus restrictions have made the first half of 2020 a major challenge for Canada's immigration system.
July 2, 2020 - Canada Express Entry ended the first half of 2020 having issued the second-most Invitations to Apply on record, despite the country being in the grip of the coronavirus crisis.
June 30, 2020 - Canada admitted a new record of nearly 110,000 new immigrants through Express Entry in 2019 in the busiest year on record for the skilled immigration selection system.
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak," ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 22, President Trump issued the Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak that suspends the entry of foreign nationals with certain employment-based ...
Littler - Canada
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak," suspending the issuance of new L-1, H-1B, H-2B and J-1 nonimmigrant ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 8, 2020, the Order in Council applicable to foreign nationals entering Canada from any country other than the United States and the Order in Council applicable to foreign nationals entering Canada ...
Chambersfield Economides Kranos
Chambersfield Economides Kranos immigration experts can assist in all your immigration matters by providing the right consultation and handling all the processes of your application, in order for...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The European Commission has proposed the following for travel restrictions to be lifted for non-EU countries as of July 1, 2020 for all Member States so that it maintains a...
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
In Ghana no foreigner shall employ or accept employment unless that person is granted a work permit or immigrant quota.
For non-EU citizens and given the current Covid-19, situation, the submission of asylum applications for those entering Greece illegally was suspended for one month (Legislative Act No. 45/2-03-2020).
On May 23rd, Andres Gutierrez, Investment Migration Consultant at CSB Group and Malta Sotheby's International Realty, participated in a Webinar organised by IREX Business Connect ...
Poland has relaxed immigration requirements in the context of the coronavirus pandemic so it is currently not necessary to obtain a work permit to hire a foreign worker for certain seasonal jobs.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
On 16 June 2020, the Government updated its coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for Tier 4 sponsors and international students.
The upcoming changes to the CJRS on 1 July 2020, allowing furloughed employees to work part-time, will not be limited to British and EU staff. UK businesses who hold a sponsor licence to employ migrant workers...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Employers in the United States that sponsor foreign nationals for work visas may already be familiar with the various barriers their employees are facing when entering the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On June 22, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending and limiting the entry of H-1B, H-2B, L-1 and certain J-1 nonimmigrants effective June 24, 2020 and lasting through December 31, 2020
Foley & Lardner
Last week, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending the issuance of new H-1B, H-2B, J and L visas through December 31, 2020 (description of the types of visas are included below).
Effective June 24, 2020, US President Donald Trump issued a Proclamation suspending visa issuance of all H-1B, L-1, H-2B...