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Legislation released today announced that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) will be payable for employer-sponsored nomination applications effective 12 August 2018.
On 28 June 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum providing guidance on Executive Order 13768 on the enhancement of public safety through immigration policies.
BRAZIL: New Immigration Rules for Residence Renewal Published
On 25 July 2018, the National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution 30/2018 regulating procedures for the renewal of residence authorisation for foreign professionals, effective immediately.
POLAND: Almost 200 Occupations Now Exempt from Labour Market Testing
Effective 1 July 2018, new regulations allow non-EU nationals to apply for work permits for almost two hundred occupations without the requirement to first obtain confirmation from the labour office.
The Minister of Immigration has proposed changes to immigration policy to make it easier for the building and construction industry to employ migrants. A shortage of about 30,000 workers is currently making it difficult to build houses and infrastructure.
Effective 15 July 2018, amendments have been made to the Aliens Act aimed at encouraging highly-skilled foreign specialists and combatting the illegal employment of foreign nationals.
Between 23 July and 31 August 2018, the Ministry of Interior will be in the process of migrating its business permit and expatriate quota records to a new online portal called eCitBiz.