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IRELAND: Changes to Employment Permits System to Address Labour Shortages in Key Sectors
Effective 22 April 2019, changes have been announced to the Critical Skills List of Occupations and the Ineligible List of Occupations, following the first bi-annual review of 2019.
Effective 5 April 2019, the Head Migration Office located at Boyarsky Lane, in central Moscow, will cease accepting initial or renewal applications for work permits and visa invitations for highly qualified specialists (HQS) and their dependents.
VENEZUELA: Delays Expected to Immigration Procedures Due to Energy Outages
Government offices were forced to cease operations for more than 15 business days during March 2019, due to nationwide power outages, leading to delays in all immigration processes.
BREXIT: Returning UK Nationals Can Bring Family Until End of March 2022
A UK government policy paper, published on 4 April 2019, has established that UK nationals returning from the EU to the UK after Brexit can be joined by their EU or non-EU national family members, whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a ratified withdrawal agreement.