Mondaq Asia Pacific: Immigration
Fragomen
The question as to whether the health care or community services will actually be used by the visa applicant is irrelevant in the health cost assessment.
Investment Immigration
May 9 , 2019 - More spouses are to be eligible for Canada work permits through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot under a change to come into force on June 1.
Immigration.ca
April 12 , 2019 - These are some of the top Canada jobs most likely to see candidates receive Canada Express Entry immigration Invitations to Apply in 2019.
Immigration.ca
April 12, 2019 - Ontario has announced plans to create a dedicated provincial stream aimed at skilled technology workers through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
Immigration.ca
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.
Immigration.ca
March 7, 2019 - Canada immigration authorities have conducted the first Express Entry draw of March, issuing Invitations to Apply to 3,350 skilled worker candidates with a lowest CRS score of 454. It was the second time since June 2018 that the CRS score was above 450 for a regular draw.
Immigration.ca
March 7, 2019 -Canada's new Interim Pathway for Caregivers launches on March 4, 2019. It will offer candidates who do not qualify under existing programs a chance to qualify for permanent residence. Read more here.
Immigration.ca
March 7, 2019- In the latest immigration.ca Livestream, Canada Immigration Lawyer Colin Singer discusses how the Quebec Bill 9 court decision affects candidates and employers in the province.
Immigration.ca
March 6, 2019 - Canada immigration authorities have announced the Atlantic Immigration Pilot will be extended by two years, to December 2021.
Immigration.ca
Canada welcomed more than 300,000 new permanent residents for the first time in modern history in 2018, as the federal government hit full speed with its plan increase immigration levels to increase its population and counter labour market demographics.
Immigration.ca
Quebec immigration candidates who have already received a Quebec Certificate of Selection (CSQ) face longer waits to have their cases approved due to lower immigration levels.
DLA Piper
China's National Immigration Administration (NIA) introduced new rules that took effect on 1 August 2019 to facilitate immigration matters and the exit and entry of foreigners nationwide
Investment Immigration
February 15, 2019 - The latest EB-5 visa retrogression data reveals that mainland China remains the largest source of applications for the visa. However, 2018 was the first year since 2013, when China hit its annual quota cap for the first time, that cumulative applications from other countries outnumbered Chinese EB-5 applications.
Fragomen
Ongoing events in Hong Kong have caused travel disruptions at the Hong Kong Airport, however immigration processing has not been affected at this time.
Fragomen
In the run-up to our upcoming APAC Immigration Conference 'Managing Immigration in the Age of Disruption', we wanted to take a closer look at several of the countries that we cover from within the region ...
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
Indonesia's Manpower Ministry is in the process of drafting a decree on job positions that are open for foreign workers.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
With the stated aim of supporting the national economy and expanding work opportunities through increased investment, the Indonesian Government issued Presidential Regulation No. 20 of 2018 ("PR 20")
Duncan Cotterill
Due to increasing numbers and for added security at the borders, the NZ Government will collect more visitor information.
Cavell Leitch
The minimum income requirements for some visa categories have recently been increased. Why? What? Who is impacted?
Cavell Leitch
Regularly updating skill shortage lists ensures immigration policies are adaptable to changing labour market conditions.
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This immigration update provides a brief overview of key proposed changes to the employer-assisted work visa framework.
Phoenix Legal
India has been attracting tourists for medical treatment in large numbers.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Further requirements are imposed on standard business sponsors when terminating employees who are on a visa.
Dentons
Under section 5(a) of the Employment and Skills Development Law 2013, companies must enter into written employment contracts with all its employees within 30 days of employment
Hammond Taylor
The Bill encroaches on the separation of powers doctrine by widening the Executive discretion to refuse and cancel visas.
Holding Redlich
This visa allows parents of Australian citizens, Australian residents, or eligible NZ citizens to reunite with family.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter links to summaries of recent media releases and reports in practice and courts relating to immigration.
Dentons
Citizens of New Zealand and the United States making a business investment in the other country or engaging in trade between the two countries are now eligible for new immigration benefits.
Frank Legal & Tax
Holding a permit for permanent residency in Thailand has many benefits.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 June 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled that the Hong Kong Government could not deny spousal benefits to employees because they are in a same-sex marriage.
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