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UNITED STATES (Jan. 22, 2015) – Administration moves to re-establish relations with Cuba, ease travel restrictions

January 23, 2015
UNITED STATES (Jan. 22, 2015) – Administration moves to re-establish relations with Cuba, ease travel restrictions

The Obama administration has taken steps in recent days to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and to ease travel restrictions for Americans wishing to travel to the island nation. The actions follow the Dec. 17 announcement that the U.S. would work to normalize relations with Cuba, open an embassy in Havana and take steps...

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Posted in appleman, bal, berry, Business, Cuba, cuban, FEM Global Immigration News, leiden, Travel |

AFGHANISTAN (Jan. 16, 2015) – New visa rules implemented for defense contractors and employees

January 19, 2015
AFGHANISTAN (Jan. 16, 2015) – New visa rules implemented for defense contractors and employees

IMPACT – HIGH What is the change? Afghanistan has implemented new requirements and procedures for defense contractors and their employees under the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement and the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. What does the change mean? During a transition period that ends June 1, it is critical that defense contractors apply for...

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Posted in Afghanistan, Business, Contractors, defense, Employees, FEM Global Immigration News, licenses, transition, Visas |

AFGHANISTAN (Jan. 16, 2015) – New visa rules implemented for defense contractors and employees

January 19, 2015
AFGHANISTAN (Jan. 16, 2015) – New visa rules implemented for defense contractors and employees

IMPACT – HIGH What is the change? Afghanistan has implemented new requirements and procedures for defense contractors and their employees under the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement and the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. What does the change mean? During a transition period that ends June 1, it is critical that defense contractors apply for...

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Posted in Afghanistan, Business, Contractors, defense, Employees, FEM Global Immigration News, licenses, transition, Visas |

UNITED STATES (Jan. 15, 2015) – DHS plans program for trusted employers, beginning with US-Canada business travelers

January 16, 2015
UNITED STATES (Jan. 15, 2015) – DHS plans program for trusted employers, beginning with US-Canada business travelers

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced it is considering a Known Employer pilot program to streamline employment-based immigration applications filed by eligible U.S. employers. The program is intended to make adjudications more efficient and less costly by reducing paperwork and delays for both DHS and U.S. employers who seek to employ foreign workers....

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Posted in appleman, bal, berry, Border, Business, Employer, FEM Global Immigration News, Immigration, Program, United States |

UNITED STATES (Jan. 15, 2015) – DHS plans program for trusted employers, beginning with US-Canada business travelers

January 16, 2015
UNITED STATES (Jan. 15, 2015) – DHS plans program for trusted employers, beginning with US-Canada business travelers

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced it is considering a Known Employer pilot program to streamline employment-based immigration applications filed by eligible U.S. employers. The program is intended to make adjudications more efficient and less costly by reducing paperwork and delays for both DHS and U.S. employers who seek to employ foreign workers....

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Posted in appleman, bal, berry, Border, Business, Employer, FEM Global Immigration News, Immigration, Program, United States |

AUSTRALIA/JAPAN (12 January 2015) – Japan-Australia economic agreement to take effect

January 13, 2015
AUSTRALIA/JAPAN (12 January 2015) – Japan-Australia economic agreement to take effect

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement will go into effect 15 January. What does the change mean? Business visitors, intra-corporate transferees, contractual service providers, and investors who are nationals of Australia or Japan will have greater access to each other’s countries. JAEPA will also end labour market testing...

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Posted in agreement, Australia, australian, Business, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, investors, Japan, japanese |

AUSTRALIA/JAPAN (12 January 2015) – Japan-Australia economic agreement to take effect

January 13, 2015
AUSTRALIA/JAPAN (12 January 2015) – Japan-Australia economic agreement to take effect

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement will go into effect 15 January. What does the change mean? Business visitors, intra-corporate transferees, contractual service providers, and investors who are nationals of Australia or Japan will have greater access to each other’s countries. JAEPA will also end labour market testing...

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Posted in agreement, Australia, australian, Business, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, investors, Japan, japanese |

VIETNAM (Jan. 7, 2015) – Multiple-entry business visas no longer issued on arrival

January 8, 2015
VIETNAM (Jan. 7, 2015) – Multiple-entry business visas no longer issued on arrival

IMPACT – HIGH What is the change? Business visitors in need of a Multiple Entry Visa for Business are now required to obtain it from a Vietnamese Embassy overseas before they can travel to Vietnam. What does the change mean? Foreign nationals who were previously allowed to obtain the three-month Multiple Entry Visa for...

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Posted in bal, Business, Entry, FEM Global Immigration News, Immigration, multiple, Vietnam, visa, Visas |

CHINA (Jan. 6, 2015) – Three-year work permits offered in Beijing

January 6, 2015
CHINA (Jan. 6, 2015) – Three-year work permits offered in Beijing

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? Employees working for select foreign enterprises in the city of Beijing can now obtain three-year work permits. What does the change mean? Employees who qualify will no longer need to apply annually to renew their work permits. Implementation timeframe: The change took effect Dec. 25, 2014. Visas/permits affected: Work...

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Posted in beijing, Business, China, Employees, enterprises, FEM Global Immigration News, Foreign, Permits, Work, year |

CHINA (Jan. 6, 2015) – Three-year work permits offered in Beijing

January 6, 2015
CHINA (Jan. 6, 2015) – Three-year work permits offered in Beijing

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? Employees working for select foreign enterprises in the city of Beijing can now obtain three-year work permits. What does the change mean? Employees who qualify will no longer need to apply annually to renew their work permits. Implementation timeframe: The change took effect Dec. 25, 2014. Visas/permits affected: Work...

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Posted in beijing, Business, China, Employees, enterprises, FEM Global Immigration News, Foreign, Permits, Work, year |

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