Mondaq Asia Pacific: Immigration
Holding Redlich
The Department now has extensive powers to enforce border sovereignty through Australia's immigration and criminal laws.
Vistra
Hong Kong has promoted its vibrant start-up scene for several years and a growing number of entrepreneurs now choose Hong Kong to launch their ventures.
LawQuest
An L-1 visa is essential if the employee of an international company (either a foreign or U.S. organization) is temporarily being transferred to a parent branch, affiliate, or subsidiary of the same company based in the United States.
LawQuest
The days of long visa lines, bureaucracy and the otherwise uncomfortable visa process has taken on a new avatar. VFS Global's, UK Visas and Immigration partner have created the first ‘luxury' visa service.
LawQuest
In an effort to allow certain minorities from Pakistan to continue to live and work in India, the Modi led government has put forth a proposal to simply the process of obtaining Indian citizenship for such individuals.
LawQuest
Based on last year's experience, adjudication on cases filed for regular processing could be delayed by several months.
LawQuest
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (the FLC Office) under the U.S. Department of Labor recently published data regarding the use of the H-1B program for the first two quarters during the current, Fiscal Year 2016.
LawQuest
Some Schengen countries like Hungary and Denmark have also given the go-ahead to VFS to implement this service for their respective visa processes.
LawQuest
India filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint with the U.S. on March 3, 2016, over the recent U.S. law increasing H-1B visa fees.
LawQuest
There is increased enforcement of a long standing regulation that tracks the stay of foreign nationals in India.
LawQuest
The UKVI is piloting the scheme with about 50 Indian travel agents in an effort to test the scheme and is also exploring steps to include more agents.
LawQuest
The current Indian government is directing it efforts to making India more attractive to foreign investors and is eager to make India an attractive destination for manufacturing industries.
LawQuest
Whenever a corporate transaction involves a business whose employees include foreign nationals, a proper HR due diligence is necessary.
LawQuest
Effective February 25, 2016, the e-Tourist Visa (e-TV) facility will be extended to 37 more countries bringing the tally up to a total of 150 countries.
LawQuest
Growing interest in doing business in India has seen a rise in the number of foreigners traveling to India.
LawQuest
The OCI Scheme was introduced first in the early 2000s and formalized by the Government of India by amending the Citizenship Act, 1955.
LawQuest
This legislation will be considerably more restrictive than any previous legislation introduced by Senators Durbin and Grassley in the last Congress which did not make it through.
LawQuest
The Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) is a Canadian Immigration Program aimed at selecting newcomers who are likely to become economically established upon their arrival in the province of Quebec.
IndusLaw
In response to growing demands to introduce dual citizenship from its overseas diaspora, India introduced the concept of the person of Indian origin (a "PIO") in 2002 and an overseas citizen of India (an "OCI") in 2006 as categories of persons who enjoy certain legal rights in India.
LawQuest
Many significant changes applicable to Indian immigration law have been introduced recently by the Government of India.
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Eventus Corporate Immigration
The reforms are only minor in nature and the overall impact is likely to be minimal for most users of the programme.
LawQuest
Based on last year's experience, adjudication on cases filed for regular processing could be delayed by several months.
LawQuest
India filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint with the U.S. on March 3, 2016, over the recent U.S. law increasing H-1B visa fees.
Carroll & O'Dea
The ability of a person to claim sanctuary in a church to become immune to civil law has never been tested in Australia.
IndusLaw
In response to growing demands to introduce dual citizenship from its overseas diaspora, India introduced the concept of the person of Indian origin (a "PIO") in 2002 and an overseas citizen of India (an "OCI") in 2006 as categories of persons who enjoy certain legal rights in India.
Holding Redlich
The Department now has extensive powers to enforce border sovereignty through Australia's immigration and criminal laws.
LawQuest
There is increased enforcement of a long standing regulation that tracks the stay of foreign nationals in India.
Jones Day
An Australian Senate inquiry into the exploitation of temporary visa workers (the "Inquiry") has recommended a number of reforms to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) ("FWA").
LawQuest
Some Schengen countries like Hungary and Denmark have also given the go-ahead to VFS to implement this service for their respective visa processes.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
With increasing trade relations between India and the World, cross-border movement of employees from and out of India has increased quite considerably. In India, employees enjoy the protection of diverse laws and regulations.
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