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HTMLResidence Application Center Closures and Processing Transition to Cause Backlogs
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015
According to a press release issued by the Migration Directorate, the Residence Card application and issuance process has been transitioned to civil officers instead of Migration Directorate police officers. Additionally, foreign nationals can only file initial or renewal Residence Card...

 

HTMLFragomen Immigration Update: May 8 - May 14, 2015
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015
In the United States, EB-2 China and India will continue to advance, by twelve months and six months respectively. There will be modest EB-3 advancement for most countries, however, the Philippines will continue to retrogress given the surge in demand in prior months.

 

HTMLGreater Compliance Efforts and Changes to Permanent Residence Discussed at Bar Conference
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2015, previously published on May 13, 2015
Employers in Canada will see increased compliance efforts from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and a new penalty scheme for noncomplying employers throughout the remainder of 2015. Information pertaining to Express Entry and changes to Canadian citizenship qualifications are also...

 

HTMLStrike to Cause Processing and Appointment Delays
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015
Brazilian embassies in the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific (including Australia and New Zealand) and Europe are operating with a reduced staff due to a strike that started today. It is unclear how long the strike will last. In the United States, the Washington D.C. embassy is the only one that has...

 

HTMLStreamlined Employment Permit Application Process Introduced for Employers
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2015, previously published on May 13, 2015
The Trusted Partner Initiative, which should streamline the employment permit application process for employers and EEA contractors, was launched by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on May 12. Employers, including existing companies and start-ups, can fill out a free application...

 

HTMLMandatory Online Application Process Means Faster Processing for Most Work Passes
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2015, previously published on May 13, 2015
Starting June 1, 2015, the Ministry of Manpower will no longer accept manual applications for Employment Passes (EP), S Passes, Work Permits, Dependant Passes (DP) and Long Term Visit Passes (LTVP). Employers without an Employment Pass Online (EPOL) account should apply for one online as soon as...

 

HTMLShort Term Work Permit Changes Require New Application and Fee
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2015, previously published on May 13, 2015
Foreign nationals with issued Short Employment Authorization (SEA) seeking to change the validity date of their work permit must submit a new application with a government fee of NIS 1,200, according to a notification made to the Working Permit Unit.

 

HTMLNew Application Appointment Requirement to Cause Delays
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015
Effective May 11, 2015, employers applying for immigration petitions will no longer be able to schedule appointments the day before they seek to file their applications. Instead, representatives will be notified of an appointment time through a new electronic appointment system based on the...

 

HTMLApplication and Travel Restrictions Implemented; Corporate Work Visa Requirements Eased
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015
In line with last May’s amendments, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has recently provided additional clarifications relating to foreign nationals visiting, residing and working in South Africa. Several restrictions have been added to protect against child endangerment and rules affecting...

 

HTMLEngineers No Longer Eligible for Highly Skilled Residence Permit
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 7, 2015
Effective immediately, engineers are no longer eligible for the Highly Skilled Residence Permit. Instead, they must apply for an employer-sponsored residence and work permit (such as the Temporary Residence Visa with Work Permit subject to quotas, the Multinational Companies Visa or the Temporary...

 


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