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Changes to User Pays UK Visa Application Centres

August 27, 2015

As of 1st September 2015, UK Visas and Immigration will be rolling out changes which will see a number of their visa application centres converted into user pays centres. This will mean that when an applicant books an appointment at one…

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Top Migration Destinations for Professionals

August 21, 2015

LinkedIn, the professional social media network, has recently published its migration figures for 2014. Depending on your perspective these figures are either predictable or fairly surprising. LinkedIn Migration Statistics: It would appear that in spite of recent economic growth, the…

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Global Immigration Update – 14th August 2015

August 14, 2015

In this edition, we discuss the planned crackdown on UK businesses hiring illegal workers, offer guidance on the Tier 2 Genuineness Test, and report on immigration news from Switzerland and India.

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INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

July 30, 2015

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45. Although those wishing to…

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KAZAKHSTAN: Visa Exempt Entry for Passport Holders from Selected Countries

July 10, 2015

Passport holders from the following countries are now permitted to travel on a visa exempt basis to Kazakhstan for up to 15 days: Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, South Korea,…

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NETHERLANDS: Court rules that Japanese nationals no longer require any work authorisation

February 16, 2015

On 24 December 2014, the Dutch High Administrative Court in the Netherlands has ruled in an appeal judgement that Japanese nationals are allowed to legally perform "paid employment" in the Netherlands without the need to secure Dutch work authorisation. This…

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UK: New Home Office Code on Preventing Illegal Working

May 22, 2014

The Home Office have released a new Code of Practice on the prevention of illegal working to update the original guidance issued in February 2008. It came into effect on 16th May 2014 and includes, most notably an increase to…

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EEA Law: Retaining your Rights of Residence

November 1, 2012

Some months ago we wrote a post concerning an EEA case which looked at retained rights of UK residence for a non-EEA national following divorce from their spouse of five years. In that particular case, it was found that the...

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