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September 22, 2017 – The latest draw conducted by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program saw a modest increase in the number of invitations to apply, as the required scores again dropped.
Immigration.ca
September 22, 2017 – Federal, provincial and territorial governments have given another clear indication that Canada immigration levels will rise in 2018 after a recent forum and will include a multi-year plan.
PKF
mmigration / residence permit in Cyprus / Yellow Slip for Greek citizens or EU / EEA citizens.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
In addition, according to the Code of Civil Procedure Law no.6100 Turkish citizen who has not any habitual residence in Turkey must also deposit a guarantee if they want to file a lawsuit.
Expatriate Law
As technology becomes more advanced, and flying becomes so much more accessible, the world in turn becomes smaller.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The State Department will accept electronic applications for the Fiscal Year 2019 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery from Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time until Tuesday...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Department of State has announced that registration for the 2019 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as the Green Card Lottery, will commence at noon, EDT, Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Foley Hoag LLP
As of Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed accepting requests for premium processing for cap subject petitions.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On September 18, 2017, USCIS resumed premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions that are subject to the FY2018 annual cap.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced, on September 18, 2017, that it has resumed premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2018 cap.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing of all H-1B petitions on April 1, 2017 with the stated goal of addressing significant backlogs in case processing.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The six-month wind-down procedures are meant both to give Congress the opportunity to respond with legislation for immigration reform and to more efficiently bring the program to a close.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On September 18, 2017, USCIS announced the resumption of Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2018 ("FY2018") H-1B Cap Petitions, effective immediately.
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.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Starting September 18, 2017, employers must use the revised Form I-9 with the revision date "7/17/17" to verify the identity and work eligibility of every new hire.
Vedder, Price P.C.
Almost 200 pieces of immigration-related legislation have been introduced into Congress since January 2017.
Vedder, Price P.C.
The DHS has delayed the effective date of the International Entrepreneur Rule that was scheduled to take effect July 17, 2017.
Vedder, Price P.C.
Canadian citizens who are members of the Canadian trusted traveler program, NEXUS, are also eligible for Global Entry.
Vedder, Price P.C.
The other categories that do not involve "work" are reportedly not affected.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2018 opens Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
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There has been change and disruption in Australian immigration, in particular for the Subclass 457 Temporary Work visa.
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It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Immigration.ca
September 6, 2017 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 71st overall, inviting 2772 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 435, largely consistent with the previous draw.
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This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases relating to immigration issues in Australia.
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These changes risk making it more difficult for business to secure the right skills for the job on a long-term basis.
Immigration.ca
August 23, 2017 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 70th overall, inviting 3,035 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 434, largely consistent with the previous draw.
Immigration.ca
July 3, 2017 – Changes to the Canada Citizenship Act Bill C-6 will come into force in stages with some taking place immediately, others in fall 2017 and the final modifications in early 2018. Our summary outlines when new changes will be made with comparisons to the old law.
Immigration.ca
September 1, 2017 - Canada Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has hinted that immigration levels will rise in 2018, after two years of record numbers in 2016 and 2017.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Anyone in a franchise network with employees on 457 visas must understand and comply with their obligations as a sponsor.
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