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Canadian immigration authorities conducted the 30th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 80th overall, with 2,750 candidates issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 446, six points lower than the previous draws.
Immigration.ca
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Investment Immigration
Canada's immigration authorities are inviting record numbers of applicants to Canada.
Immigration.ca
April 5, 2017 – The Manitoba nominee program issued 225 Invitations to Apply for Manitoba immigration in the most recent draw of its Provincial Nomination Program (PNP).
Immigration.ca
April 5, 2017 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 8th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 58th overall, featuring a record lowest score of 431 and inviting 3753 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
Lex Artifex, LLP
There are a number of visa options for persons seeking to visit Nigeria whether to work, establish a new business, or to run an existing business.
Lex Artifex, LLP
As part of regulatory requirements, foreign investors and offshore companies doing business or looking to establish in Nigeria must obtain Business Permit and Expatriate Quota from the Minister of Interior.
Fred-Young & Evans
For expatriates to carry on their businesses in Nigeria some legal issues arises and same must be effectively dealt with to ensure smooth running of their businesses.
PwC Nigeria
The Comptroller General ​(CG) ​of the NIS, Mr. Mohammed Babandede, cited the harmonisation of data and ease of business in Nigeria as the reasons for this directive.
Deloitte Nigeria
The NIS, on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, announced that with effect from 1 January 2018, individuals who intend to obtain Nigerian passports or renew expired passports would be required...
Clyde & Co
Following recent changes introduced by the Qatar government to facilitate greater access to the country, the nationals of 80 countries will now no longer need to apply or pay for a visa upon arrival into Qatar.
Clyde & Co
Qatar's population has risen from around 600,000 in 2000 to in excess of 2.2 million at the end of 2016.
Clyde & Co
The decision by FIFA's World Cup Organising Committee to award Qatar the World Cup in 2022 continues to attract scrutiny and enquiry from both the world's media and a host of international entities.
Clyde & Co
On 20 March 2016, the Qatar Financial Centre Authority published two Public Consultation Papers setting out proposed enhancements and refinements to the QFC Employment Regulations No.10 of 2006...
Clyde & Co
The New Immigration Law will repeal Law No.(4) of 2009 (Old Immigration Law) and the decisions and resolutions previously issued to implement it.
Shikana Law Group
For a foreign investor to enter and stay in Tanzania, the immigration laws require that the individual should have among other things, a passport/travel document and a Work and Residence Permit or ...
Shikana Law Group
Since the end of last year, the legal landscape in Tanzania has been veiled with uncertainty regarding matters of labor and immigration.
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
These set ups allow 100% foreign ownership.
Global Business Services DMCC
In 2016, an increase in visitors from the GCC - India, Pakistan, China, Britain and Russia - stimulated a rise of 5% to 14.9 million in Dubai tourism despite a period of unanticipated macro-economic disruptions...
Global Business Services DMCC
As per an amendment approved by the UAE Cabinet, Indian passport holders with a valid American visa or a Green card shall be granted entry visa to the UAE.
Amereller Legal Consultants
The steps liberalizing the labor ban have not affected the immigration ban.
Clyde & Co
Seconding employees into the UAE and Qatar to perform work for local entities continues to be a hot topic.
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Shikana Law Group
For a foreign investor to enter and stay in Tanzania, the immigration laws require that the individual should have among other things, a passport/travel document and a Work and Residence Permit or ...
Deloitte Nigeria
Nigeria's Minister of Interior launched the new Immigration Regulations 2017 (the Regulation) on 20 March 2017.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Last year, the Ministry of Labor kicked off 2016 issuing a comprehensive set of rules to shape stronger relationships between workers and employers throughout the UAE.
Clyde & Co
As a trading and logistics hub, the UAE is often the point for seafarers to embark or disembark their vessels and ensuring a smooth transit for seafarers is dependent on securing the right visa for them.
Clyde & Co
One year on from the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), global companies in a variety of sectors are looking to identify opportunities for foreign direct investment into an exciting but challenging market.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec government has published a new Areas of Training List, an important component in the assessment of candidates under the Quebec Skilled Workers program.
Clyde & Co
Qatar's population has risen from around 600,000 in 2000 to in excess of 2.2 million at the end of 2016.
Immigration.ca
March 9th - Skilled workers will receive their Canada work permits and Canada visa applications processed within two weeks beginning June 12, 2017 as part of a new Global Talent Stream in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Immigration.ca
March 1, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 6th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3884 candidates for permanent residence. The lowest CRS score was a record 434...
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