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  • Envoy Global Recognized as 2021 Legal Technology Trailblazer by National Law Journal

    Envoy Global Recognized as 2021 Legal Technology Trailblazer by National Law Journal

    Envoy Global has been named as a “Legal Technology Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, which highlights the most innovative companies leading the way to advance the legal industry.

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  • Canada: New Pathways to Permanent Residence Announced

    Canada: New Pathways to Permanent Residence Announced

    IRCC has announced new permanent residence pathways for international graduates and in-country essential workers.

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  • IRCC Loosening Protocols for Incomplete Immigration Applications, Will No Longer Automatically Extend Deadlines

    IRCC Loosening Protocols for Incomplete Immigration Applications, Will No Longer Automatically Extend Deadlines

    The Canadian government is granting flexibility to foreign nationals preparing extensions.

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  • Malaysia: Holders of Expired Social Visit Passes Must Exit by April 21, 2021

    Malaysia: Holders of Expired Social Visit Passes Must Exit by April 21, 2021

    The Immigration Department of Malaysia released a statement declaring that all holders of an expired Social Visit Pass (SVP) in the country must exit Malaysia by April 21, 2021, at the latest.

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  • France to Implement New Online Permit Portal

    France to Implement New Online Permit Portal

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  • UK Immigration Update: What Employers Should Know

    UK Immigration Update: What Employers Should Know

    Join Envoy VP of Global Services Brendan Coggan for an update on changes to the United Kingdom immigration system.

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  • USCIS Expands Online Filing for F-1 Students

    USCIS Expands Online Filing for F-1 Students

    USCIS announced that F-1 students seeking OPT can file their Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, electronically if they are filing in certain categories.

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  • Indonesia Announces New Procedure for Offshore Work Permit Applications

    Indonesia Announces New Procedure for Offshore Work Permit Applications

    Last week, the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia announced that offshore Work Permit applications for foreign nationals are now being accepted.

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  • India: Rise in COVID-19 Positivity Rate Causes Mumbai Consulate General to Scale Back Services for U.S. Citizens

    India: Rise in COVID-19 Positivity Rate Causes Mumbai Consulate General to Scale Back Services for U.S. Citizens

    The U.S. Embassy in Mumbai has announced they will scale back services due to the rise of positive COVID-19 cases in the area.

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  • State Department Expands National Interest Exception List

    State Department Expands National Interest Exception List

    The U.S. State Department has expanded its list of individuals who are eligible for a National Interest Exception.

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  • India: OCI Cardholders Now Not Required to Travel with Old Passport

    India: OCI Cardholders Now Not Required to Travel with Old Passport

    The Embassy of India in D.C. issued a statement that the requirement of carrying both old and new passports for OCI cardholders whose cards bear their old passport number is no longer in effect.

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  • UAE Announces New Six-Month Visa to Help Finalize Golden Residency Procedures

    UAE Announces New Six-Month Visa to Help Finalize Golden Residency Procedures

    The UAE Federal Authority recently launched a six-month visa aimed to assist applicants in completing the required formalities of obtaining a Golden Residency visa.

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  • Poland: 2021 Minimum Salary Threshold Set for EU Blue Card Holders

    Poland: 2021 Minimum Salary Threshold Set for EU Blue Card Holders

    Poland has set a minimum wage requirement for EU Blue Card holders at 7,751.21 Zloty per month, which comes out to about $2031.38 USD per month.

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  • “Working in Belgium” to Launch in May 2021

    “Working in Belgium” to Launch in May 2021

    Employers will be able to digitize the entire application process for employment-based work permit applications in Belgium.

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  • Bulgaria: Streamlined Employment-based Visa Application to Begin in June

    Bulgaria: Streamlined Employment-based Visa Application to Begin in June

    In Bulgaria, the application for employment-based work visas and residence permits will be streamlined into the same government organization to make it easier to receive a work permit.

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  • UAE: Cabinet Approves Five-Year Tourist Visa

    UAE: Cabinet Approves Five-Year Tourist Visa

    The Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates approved plans for a five-year tourist visa that will be available to all nationalities.

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  • UK Graduate Route to Provide Post-Study Work Opportunities for International Graduate Students

    UK Graduate Route to Provide Post-Study Work Opportunities for International Graduate Students

    Unsponsored graduate program to be made available July 1 for international graduates to live and work in the U.K.

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  • Priority Processing Again Made Available in UK

    Priority Processing Again Made Available in UK

    Priority Processing is now available again for certain visa types when filed from within the U.K.

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  • Bahrain: Wage Protection System to be Implemented for Private Sector Employers

    Bahrain: Wage Protection System to be Implemented for Private Sector Employers

    The Labor Market Regulatory Authority will implement a Wage Protection System for private sector employers in Bahrain.

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  • Russia: Highly Qualified Specialist Salary Reports Due by April 30, 2021

    Russia: Highly Qualified Specialist Salary Reports Due by April 30, 2021

    Highly Qualified Specialist (HQS) salary reports are due on or before April 30, 2021.

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  • Biden Administration Cancels Presidential Proclamation 10052

    Biden Administration Cancels Presidential Proclamation 10052

    Presidential Proclamation 10052, which temporarily suspended the entry of certain H-1B, H-2B, J, and L nonimmigrants into the U.S., expired on March 31, 2021.

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