The latest vital global immigration news and insights in your weekly update from Newland Chase.
BREXIT: UK Government Reconsiders Rules for EU Citizens Arriving After No-Deal Brexit
The Home Office has indicated that it is planning changes to the proposed transitional arrangements for EU citizens arriving after a no-deal Brexit.
On 22 April 2019, the Department of Labor (DOLE), Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Immigration (BI) released joint immigration guidelines, making some changes to the rules for the Special Work Permit (SWP) and Provisional Work Permit (PWP). [UPDATE] The Bureau of Immigration has now implemented these changes also for applicants for Special Non-Immigrant 47(a)(2) visas who are sponsored by companies registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
INDONESIA: Amendments to Regulations for Work Permit Exemption for Foreign National Shareholders in Indonesian Companies
The Indonesian investment board (BKPM) has amended its regulations to clarify that foreign national shareholders in Indonesian companies who also work as Directors or Commissioners for the same company qualify for an exemption allowing them to work in Indonesia without a work permit.