Category Archives: Visas and International Travel

City skyline in India, reflecting India’s economic growth

India’s Economic Growth Continues and Becomes Sixth-Largest in World, Surpassing France

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India’s Economic Growth Continues and Becomes Sixth-Largest in World, Surpassing France According to the World Bank’s data for 2017, India’s economic growth has now pushed the country forward to become the world’s sixth-largest economy. With a 2017 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $2.597 trillion, India’s…

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EU Flags on flagpoles flying in front of building, denotes residency rights

European Union Member States Must Recognize Residency Rights of Same Sex Spouses

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European Union Member States Must Recognize Residency Rights of Same Sex Spouses A new rule from the European Court of Justice, located in Luxembourg, requires European Union (EU) countries to recognize the residency rights of same sex spouses. The rule applies even if the countries…

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Red, Blue, and White Flag of United Kingdom Tier 2 General Visas United Kingdom Changes Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsored Visas Settled Status

United Kingdom Creates New Settled Status for European Union Nationals and Family Members

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United Kingdom Creates New Settled Status for European Union Nationals and Family Members The United Kingdom is creating a new Settled Status for European Union nationals and their family members residing in the UK. This new designation arose from an agreement between the United Kingdom…

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Japan flag on flagpole against blue sky Japan to Create New Work Permit Labor Reform Law

Japan Issuing New Work Permit to Attract More Foreign Workers

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Japan Issuing New Work Permit to Attract More Foreign Workers Japan’s government is planning to issue a new work permit in a bid to increase the number of foreign workers. The initiative will address the country’s severe labor shortage that is impacting several business sectors, especially…

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Red, Blue, and White Flag of United Kingdom Tier 2 General Visas United Kingdom Changes Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsored Visas Settled Status

United Kingdom Changes Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsored Visas

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United Kingdom Changes Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsored Visas The United Kingdom Home Office is changing the Immigration Rules for Tier 2 Sponsored Visas effective July 6, 2018. The change is in response to growing concern within the business community over the negative impact…

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