Global Immigration Weekly Roundup - 13 January 2020

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

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RUSSIA: Salary Notifications for Highly-Qualified Specialists to be Submitted by End of January 2020

Employers of highly qualified specialists (HQS) have until 31 January 2020 to notify the migration authorities of salaries paid to these foreign national employees in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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FRANCE: 2020 Minimum Salary Increases

Effective 1 January 2020, the French government has increased the minimum legal monthly salary requirement (SMIC) to EUR 1539.42 per month (up 1.2% from EUR 1521.22 per month in 2019).

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White Paper | Essentials for Success in India

Download our India white paper highlighting some of the more significant recent employment and business visa changes and the continuing challenges of which to be aware. Plus, register for our encore live India webinar on 22 January, especially for the US and Europe time zones!

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SWITZERLAND: Stricter Language Requirements Now in Force

Effective 1 January 2020, existing language requirements must be evidenced using recognized language diplomas/certificates, from accredited institutions.

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TURKEY: Short-term Tourist Residence Permits Limited to One Year

Effective 1 January 2020, short-term tourist residence permits are limited to one year of validity, and cannot be renewed beyond this.

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