Foreign talent will soon be eligible for China visas valid for up to five years, under a draft regulation
Tightened rules and new employer sanctions may mean a review is in order
Changes will impact companies using business visas for short term workers
Citizen and Immigration Canada announces new program aimed at recruiting innovative immigrant entrepreneurs
Introduces one procedure for Admission and Residence
New visa category, work permit update.
Long-anticipated (but no less controversial) changes to the UK’s points-based immigration system were formally announced in March.
It’s not just expanding businesses and multinational corporations that face immigration problems. Russia is cracking down on work permit compliance and no one, not even music groups, is immune. Learn more about this situation and the complexity around Russian immigration in a post from our President Larry Harding.
The proposals, which have been submitted in two separate regulations, are currently pending Parliamentary approval, but the new fees will likely take effect on April 6 2012.
Foreign workers and their employers should be advised that the Australian Tax Commissioner gave notice in the Government Gazette of November 16, 2011 that he has requested names and addresses of persons granted Temporary Visas between July 1, 2008 and March 31, 2011 from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.