Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 24 June 2019

June 24, 2019

The latest global immigration news and insights in your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase.

INDONESIA: New Residence Procedures for Foreign Workers

Effective immediately, foreign workers are no longer able to undergo biometric collection and obtain their Limited Stay Permit (ITAS) and Multiple Exit Re-Entry Permit (MERP) on arrival at Soekarno Hatta airport, but will instead have to submit an application and attend a biometric session at their local immigration office.

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MEXICO: Further Restructuring of the National Migration Institute and Possible Bureaucratic Delays

On 14 June 2019, the Commissioner of the National Institute of Migration (INM), Tonatiuh Guillén, resigned and that same day Francisco Garduño was appointed as his successor. The Commissioner is the highest authority of the INM and is appointed directly by the President of Mexico.

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FRANCE: Legislation to Simplify Posting Procedures and Strengthen Inspections

Effective 1 July 2019, a decree has amended the requirements for posting workers to France.

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