This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases relating to immigration and visas in Australia.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Federal Court handed down the largest-ever court fine for breaches of the Subclass 457 business sponsorship program.
The government has made new regulations which implement a new PIV program and proposed changes to the SIV program.
The Government's Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda has seen changes to the SIV program and a new PIV stream.
This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases relating to immigration and customs in Australia.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Visiting the partner in China to complete certain technical, scientific research, management or guidance work;
Clyde & Co
As of 1 January 2015, China has further tightened immigration requirements for foreigners coming to China for short term work tasks.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Indian Government has merged the provisions of Person of Indian Origin scheme with the norms pertaining to Overseas Citizens of India.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As anticipated, there is bad news for those seeking U.S. permanent residence in the Employment-Based 2nd Preference category for India.
Makarim & Taira S.
Applications for single trip re-entry permits are no longer accepted, but permits issued before the
Circular Letter, are.
Certain visa applicants to New Zealand will now be issued e-visas, instead of a stamp or endorsement in their passport.
On 1 July 2015, several immigration policy changes come into force to assist employers recruiting or employing migrants.
The labour market check means that no New Zealanders are missing out on a job, before giving a work visa to a migrant.
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has listened and has made a change to its processes.
Don't forget that you cannot give immigration advice.
Ensure that your immigrant employees have access to a competent immigration advisor or specialist immigration lawyer.
Immigration New Zealand has temporarily removed the requirement for a labour market test for some work visa applicants.
The presentation was for HR professionals, mobility teams and decision-makers who may send employees to New Zealand.
This article includes some tips for Queenstown-based employers to answer immigration queries and to avoid visa delays.
The article contains questions and answers in relation to immigration into New Zealand that could affect Santa Claus.