The New UK Global Business Mobility Visa – Good News or Bad?

The Home Office has introduced with effect from the 11th April 2022 a new Global Business Mobility Visa, which is a new category combining several sponsored routes for overseas businesses seeking to establish a presence in the UK, or wishing to transfer staff to an existing UK business for specific purposes. This new visa creates […]

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Long-term Resident – EU – new CJEU judgement

The Court of Justice of the European Union (C-432/20) has once again dealt with Austrian immigration law and, with regard to the residence title “Long-Term Resident EU”. According to article 9(1)(c) of Directive 2003/109/EC, a long-term resident loses the right to long-term resident status in the event of absence from the territory of the European […]

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Oberhammer Rechtsanwälte GmbH joins IR as the exclusive Immigration Law Member in Austria

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Valentina Arnez of Oberhammer Rechtsanwälte GmbH. Valentina has joined IR as our exclusive Immigration Law Member in Austria. Ewald Oberhammer founded the law firm in 2014 and since then has been able to continuously expand his team of proven specialists in […]

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Harassment in the Workplace: a Mexican perspective

In Mexico, just like in many other countries around the world, harassment in the workplace is a very common practice and has been, until recently, socially accepted. Something that a victim had to live with. “A matter of culture” some would say. “It happens everywhere no matter where you go” would argue others. “The price […]

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The Situation In The Béguinage Church

Demanding regularisation and a work permit, the 450 undocumented migrants occupying the Beguinage Church and the facilities of the VUB and ULB suspended their hunger strike, which began two months ago, on Wednesday 21 July. This event and the creation of a neutral zone within the Beguinage Church gave hope to many undocumented migrants, who thought […]

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CANADIAN IMMIGRATION UPDATE: CHECKING INTO 2022

Peter Salerno TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS  The Government of Canada continues to impose strict travel restrictions in response to the ongoing pandemic and with the aim to protect public health. Although Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and persons registered as an Indian under the  Indian Act are permitted to enter Canada by right, subject to health screening measures, […]

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THE CURRENT POLICIES FOR FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELERS AND THEIR UNVACCINATED/NOT FULLY VACCINATED CHILDREN LESS THAN 12 YEARS OF AGE

FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELERS Fully vaccinated travelers selected for arrival testing who have traveled outside Canada and the US within 14 days prior to their entry to Canada are required to quarantine until they receive a negative COVID-19 test result. If a fully vaccinated traveler receives a positive test result or develops signs or symptoms of […]

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EXPRESS ENTRY #211 – 698 CRS POINTS – PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its seventh consecutive Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw. The 24th PNP draw of 2021, issued 1,032 invitations to apply (ITAs) to candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 698. The CRS score decreased by 39 points compared to the previous PNP draw held on November 24th, 2021. The PNP is aligned with […]

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