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Hammond Taylor
Immigration update includes abolition of 457 visas and transitional arrangements to support implementation of TSS visa.
November 23, 2017 - The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has met its nomination allocation for 2017, meaning no more nominations will be made to the federal government this year.
November 21, 2017 – Manitoba immigration officials have introduced an extensive new list of In-Demand Occupations as part of an overhaul of its Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
November 17, 2017 - British Columbia immigration officials conducted the latest draw for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program inviting 379 candidates to apply for British Columbia immigration through provincial programs and Canada Express Entry.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The subject of free trade in Canada is increasingly garnering front page headlines. Not since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the early and mid 1990's has the subject triggered such a response from the Canadian public.
Investment Immigration
November 17, 2017 - The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has launched a new Business Investor Stream, featuring two updated pathways to Canada permanent residence.
November 16, 2017 - The Manitoba immigration department has published a new In-Demand Occupations list for Skilled Worker Overseas Stream.
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.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
After the success of Expo, Milan is ready to accept London's orphans and to become the future headquarters of the EMA, The European Agency for Medicines.
The Home Office and Department for Exiting the European Union issued a technical note today.
Davis Brown Law Firm
The most recent travel ban (commonly called Travel Ban 3.0), which was to go into effect today (October 18, 2017) has been enjoined by two federal courts, one in Hawaii and one in Maryland.
Fakhoury Law Group
On April 18 2017 President Trump signed the "Buy American, Hire American" executive order.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Following the arrest of a Turkish national employee of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. has suspended all nonimmigrant visa services at its consulates in Turkey.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Once enjoying bipartisan support, DACA has become a hotly contested policy issue. "DACA, in some shape or form, has been around since 2001," Grant explained.
Travelling to New York for an important meeting with an investor? Spending a few weeks in London to trouble-shoot for a major new customer?
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 15, 2017, the House Judiciary Committee approved The Protect and Grow American Jobs Act (H.R. 170), which primarily affects "H-1B dependent" employers.
The McLane Law Firm
On Oct. 25, at the Future Investment Initiative summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to Sophia, a robot created by Hanson Robotics.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A few weeks ago, we wrote about the latest district court decisions involving the President's so-called travel ban, in which a Hawaii court fully enjoined the proclamation ...
Green and Spiegel LLP
On November 15, 2017, the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 170, better known as the Protect and Grow American Jobs Act, clearing the way for the new bill to move forward in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Asplundh Tree Expert Co., one of the largest privately owned corporations in the country, with 30,000 employees and 3.5 billion in annual sales...
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Hammond Taylor
Recruitment and retention will be impacted and employers need to review their approach to recruiting overseas talent.
Green and Spiegel LLP
A bipartisan bill proposing major reforms to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is gaining traction in Congress. If signed into law, H.R. 392, or "The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act...
November 8, 2017 - Using a new ranking format, Canadian immigration authorities conducted the 27th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 77th overall, with 2,000 candidates issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 458, 22 points higher than the previous all-program draws.
The Office of the Ministry of Economy announced the approval of the Startup Visa program. This is one of the initiatives to be implemented by the Government under the Startup Portugal Program, ...
Hammond Taylor
There has been change and disruption in Australian immigration, in particular for the Subclass 457 Temporary Work visa.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases relating to immigration issues in Australia.
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to a High Court case and a legislative instrument relating to citizenship in Australia.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
This new arrangement allows for a broader group of NZ citizens to be eligible to become permanent Australian residents.
Green and Spiegel LLP
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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