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Global Newsletter

In this look around the globe, find the latest immigration news regarding Australia’s Temporary Salary Migration Income Threshold , Canada’s federal worker’s strike, the Hague Convention on Apostilles and much more! But first, we start with this month’s WReview. WReview: WR Immigration at EuRA The WR Immigration team recently attended the European Relocation Association (EuRA) […]

Global Newsletter

In this look around the globe, find the latest immigration news regarding Brazil’s re-introduction of visa requirements, Canada’s announcement of new post-graduation work permit measures and the UK’s upcoming electronic travel authorization scheme. But first, we start with this month’s WReview and WR Updates. WReview: Working as a Tourist? Challenges and Risks of Short-Term Assignments […]

Global Newsletter

We like to sit down (virtually these days) with our corporate clients at the beginning of each year to see what they think their global immigration programs are going to look like in the coming year. This year we positioned these conversations around three themes: challenges, changes and wish lists. Curious what others are predicting […]

Global Newsletter

In this look around the globe from an immigration perspective, find the latest news on a slew of changes that impact immigration in the United Arab Emirates, good news from Ireland announcing that they are relaxing rules for foreign nationals on atypical work permits, Australia extending its relaxation of a 6-month working limit, and more. […]

Global Newsletter

In this inaugural edition, find the latest global news on China easing travel restrictions as other countries impose COVID testing on travelers from China, a reminder that Canada now requires employment contracts and notification of rights for foreign workers, an expansion of the Schengen area, and more. China Finally Easing Travel Restrictions as Other Countries […]

Italy: Faster Immigration Procedure for Limited Categories of Work

The procedure for obtaining work permit (Nulla Osta) clearance for non-European Union (EU) citizens in relation to the application for subordinate work under the 2021 and 2022 Decreto Flussi (to be announced soon) has been officially simplified. This measure has been introduced by the government as Italy is facing a shortage of manpower in many […]

Canada Launches New Immigration Stream for Ukrainians

The Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) allows Ukrainian nationals to apply for a Canadian visa without most of the usual requirements (free of charge, exempt from completing an immigration medical exam overseas, the option to apply for an open work permit, exempt from Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements) excepting biometrics in certain cases and ArriveCAN. […]

Traveling to Schengen Countries: Information for Non-European Union Nationals

Non-European Union (EU) visitors can stay in the Schengen countries for maximum of 90 days in any 180-day period, but the calculation is not easy. The Schengen area currently includes 26 EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, […]

My Immigration Story with Miki Kawashima Matrician – Being the Bridge

This May, WR Immigration is celebrating the outstanding contributions of our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) partners.  Miki Kawashima Matrician is a partner at WR Immigration’s Boston office and a Japanese immigrant from Nara, Japan.  Having experienced the immigration process herself, Miki seeks to provide a bridge between the complex, labyrinthian immigration process and […]

My Immigration Story with Naveen Rahman Bhora – Lessons in Compassion

This May, WR Immigration is celebrating the outstanding contributions of our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) partners.  Partner Naveen Rahman Bhora quickly stands out as a leader in the field, having cultivated an international reputation for her expertise in U.S. immigration matters.  Her accomplishments include scores of publications on advanced immigration topics, presentations at […]

“My Immigration Story” with Partner Vivian Zhu: Courageous Moves

A special WR Immigration post celebrating Women’s History Month by Lindsey Hogan According to WR Partner Vivian Zhu, living your best life means learning to embrace change and challenge.  Vivian’s immigration story involves a series of courageous moves that show this mantra in action.  In a period of less than 10 years, Vivian lived on […]

Afghanistan: Tips and Resources for HR Professionals, Employees and Others

Following the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, the Taliban takeover, and the resulting crisis and evacuation, affected HR professionals, and Afghan and other employees, have been scrambling to address the ensuing resettlement and immigration issues. Approximately 70,000 Afghans have arrived in the United States as part of Operation Allies Welcome, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) […]