Global Immigration Weekly Roundup - 24 February 2020

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


UNITED KINGDOM: Government Publishes Policy Statement on Future Immigration System

The UK government has released more details of its proposed new ‘points-based’ system for employment immigration routes, due to take effect from 1 January 2021, under which free movement will end and EU nationals will be covered by the same rules as non-EU nationals.

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Business After Brexit: Visas and Immigration Explained

Download the latest overview of the current status of business immigration and visas in the UK and EU, with actionable guidance for companies to take now. Download the White Paper

Need more information? Our on-demand webinar has guidance on visas and immigration for companies and employees during the transition period and beyond. Watch Now



2020 LOOK AHEAD: Global Business Immigration and Mobility Trends (Part 3 of 4)

Regional Trends: Europe and Africa. The international business environment in 2020 will present us with much of the same opportunities and challenges that 2019 did. Read the third in our series of special blog posts looking at this year in global business immigration and mobility. 

Regional Trends: Europe and Africa


busy_airport (1)CORONAVIRUS: Travel and Immigration Disruption [Updated 24 February 2020]

Entry and exit bans and travel restrictions in China and other countries may affect international business travel plans. Our immigration specialists are on standby to advise and assist employers whose staff are affected by this developing situation

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Nigeria_Lagos_150100NIGERIA: Government Overhauls Visa Policy

On 4 February 2020, the government of Nigeria launched the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 (NVP 2020), which will see a number of key changes. As yet no implementation date has been confirmed.

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