Global Immigration Weekly Roundup - 15 July 2019

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

 

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AUSTRALIA: Latest on Skilled Regional Visas

In the lead up to the introduction of the new Skilled Regional visas in November 2019, the immigration authorities have announced further details on the implementation dates for the 491 and 494 visas, and transitional arrangements for Subclass 489 and RSMS visas.

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CANADA: Government Updates Global Talent Occupations List

Effective July 2019, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has updated the Global Talent Occupations List.

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Meet Newland Chase’s Sophy King and CIBTvisas’ Sandi Woznitski

Ahead of our live webinar Global Immigration and Business Travel 101, meet our presenters, Sophy King, Newland Chase’s Senior Vice President of Global Immigration, and Sandi Woznitski, CIBTvisas’ Senior Vice President for North America.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Rules for DIFC Free Zone Foreign Employees

Effective immediately, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) free zone has announced changes to its foreign employee services.

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NIGERIA: New E-Yellow Fever Card Required

Effective 1 July 2019, the Nigerian government requires all foreign nationals entering Nigeria for work and residence to exchange their yellow fever vaccination certificate for a new electronic Yellow Fever Card (e-Yellow Card) on arrival.

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