The latest vital global immigration news and insights in your weekly update from Newland Chase.
CIBT-FSG Debuts Anticipated Joint Venture to Shanghai Business Leaders
CIBT-FSG held its first public event in China since the announcement of the unprecedented joint venture between the world’s leading visa and immigration provider and China’s leading HR services provider. The opening reception was held November 18 at the Yangtze Boutique Hotel in Shanghai.
CHINA: Expedited Permit Processing for Highly-Skilled Foreign Nationals in Shanghai
Effective immediately, certain Category A (highly-skilled) applicants seeking permission to work in Shanghai can apply for their work and residence permits simultaneously under a new "single window" procedure, shaving several days off the processing time.
2019 IN REVIEW: Top Global Business Immigration News Stories
By Kent O’Neil, Global Legal Analyst, and Dan King, Senior Researcher, Newland Chase
In 2019, Newland Chase published 327 alerts, blogs, and weekly roundups of significant immigration news and insights for HR, global mobility, immigration, and business travel professionals.
VIETNAM: New Restrictions on Chinese Nationals Holding Passport with "Nine-Dash Line" Map
In the context of ongoing territorial disputes between Vietnam and China over parts of the South China Sea, the Chinese passport showing the so-called "nine-dash line" map has again recently been causing trouble for Chinese nationals applying for work permits and local police clearance certificates in Hanoi.