ISRAEL: Visa Nationals No Longer Eligible for Hi-Tech Visas

Oct 24, 2019 | Global

Effective immediately, visa nationals may no longer obtain new or renewal Hi-Tech (HIT) work visas, and their spouses may no longer obtain new or renewal Employment Authorization for Spouse (EAS) B-1 work visas.

Eligible high-tech companies who wish to obtain work permission for visa nationals must apply under the B-1 Foreign Expert category, the process for which is much longer. Pending HIT applications for visa nationals will be redirected for processing under the B-1 Foreign Expert category.

If you have any questions please contact a Wolfsdrof Rosenthal immigration attorney or email Global@Wolfsdorf.com for case specific advice.

Related Posts:

Coronavirus Update for Employers and Travelers

Overview of the Epidemic: The spread of the coronavirus spread continues, as do containment efforts worldwide. The virus has now killed more people than the SARS epidemic, with more than 800 fatalities in China and more than 37,000 cases reported worldwide, most in mainland China. CDC Recommendations: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

CHINA: Shanghai Announces Simultaneous Application Process for Work Permits and Residence Permits

Highly-skilled foreign nationals who seek to work for qualifying companies in Shanghai can now apply for a work permit and residence permit simultaneously under the ‘Single Window’ system.