Global Immigration Weekly Roundup - 10 February 2020

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

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CHINA: White Paper | Status of Immigration During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The outbreak of the coronavirus starting in Wuhan, China is significantly affecting individuals, businesses, travel, supply chains, and financial markets. Our team in China has prepared the following update detailing the outbreak’s impact on visas and immigration for business to and from China.  

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2020 LOOK AHEAD: Global Business Immigration and Mobility Trends (Part 1 of 4)

When it comes to the international business environment, 2020 will present us with much of the same opportunities and challenges that 2019 did. Read the first of four special blog posts on how we view this year in global business immigration and mobility. This week - Global Trends.

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UNITED STATES: Travel Restrictions and Updated Process for Evaluating Foreign Country Compliance

The US president has signed a proclamation imposing new, tailored visa restrictions on six more countries that have failed to meet a series of security criteria. The countries in question are Burma, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.

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Newland Chase Directors Are Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders

Each year, Who’s Who Legal publishes it’s Thought Leaders: Global Elite report of the foremost legal experts from across the globe in various practice areas relating to business. This year’s edition includes more than 120 professionals in 47 practice areas nominated by their peers and clients. Newland Chase is proud to have two of its lawyers and managing directors recognized as global thought leaders this year in the area of corporate immigration.

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UNITED STATES: New Public Charge Regulations Expand Inadmissibility Criteria

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) final rule expanding the types of public assistance that could cause foreign nationals to become ineligible for permanent residence and other immigration benefits took effect on 30 January 2020.

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