Immigration Blog

Our immigration blog brings you the latest trends, policy, and news in immigration.

  • United Kingdom: High Potential Individual Visa Route Launch

    United Kingdom: High Potential Individual Visa Route Launch

    The United Kingdom’s (UK) newest temporary immigration route, the High Potential Individual (HPI), will launch on 30 May 2022.

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  • Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Envoy Global, a leading immigration services provider, is excited to announce the release of its 2022 Immigration Trends Report. Here are six key takeaways.

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  • United Kingdom: Global Universities List Published for High Potential Individual Visa Route

    United Kingdom: Global Universities List Published for High Potential Individual Visa Route

    The government of the United Kingdom published the 2021 global universities list for applicants applying for the High Potential Individual Visa route.

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  • Austria: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements 

    Austria: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements 

    The government of Austria will no longer require travelers to provide proof of vaccination, recovery or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when entering Austria.

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  • Spain: COVID-19 Related Updates

    Spain: COVID-19 Related Updates

    Spain will extend its COVID-19 related entrance measures until 15 June 2022 due to health concerns. Beginning 17 May 2022, Spain will gradually reopen its land border with Morocco.

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  • Singapore: Mutual Recognition of COVID-19 Certificates Issued by the African Union

    Singapore: Mutual Recognition of COVID-19 Certificates Issued by the African Union

    Singapore and the African Union will establish a framework for mutual recognition of these regions' digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates to facilitate travel between the regions.

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  • EU: Partial Suspension of the Visa Facilitation Agreement with Russia 

    EU: Partial Suspension of the Visa Facilitation Agreement with Russia 

    The European Commission published guidelines for the partial suspension of the Visa Facilitation Agreement with Russia on 5 May 2022.

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  • Argentina: New Short-Term Remote Work Permit

    Argentina: New Short-Term Remote Work Permit

    Argentina will introduce a new short-term work permit on 21 May 2022 for visa-exempt foreign nationals employed by a company based outside of Argentina.

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  • Indonesia: Updates to the Single-Entry Visit Visa

    Indonesia: Updates to the Single-Entry Visit Visa

    The government of Indonesia reduced extension conditions for foreign nationals holding single-entry visits visas. Previously, the single-entry visits visa could be extended by four 30-day periods.

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  • Malaysia: Updated COVID-19 Related Entrance Requirements 

    Malaysia: Updated COVID-19 Related Entrance Requirements 

    The government of Malaysia updated its COVID-19 related entrance requirements on 1 May 2022. Fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to undergo COVID-19 testing.

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  • Israel: Updated Entrance Requirements 

    Israel: Updated Entrance Requirements 

    The government of Israel announced that travelers will no longer be required to take a PCR test upon arrival beginning 20 May 2022.

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  • Mexico: Expanded Operating Hours for Consular Offices in North America

    Mexico: Expanded Operating Hours for Consular Offices in North America

    The government of Mexico will extend the working hours of 57 consular offices in the United States and Canada beginning 14 May 2022 to accommodate increased volume of immigration document requests.

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  • New Zealand: Early Reopening and Adjusted Immigration Measures 

    New Zealand: Early Reopening and Adjusted Immigration Measures 

    The government of New Zealand announced that it will reopen its borders to all tourists and visa holders beginning 31 July 2022.

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  • UK: Visa Waived Travel for Citizens of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia 

    UK: Visa Waived Travel for Citizens of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia 

    The government of the UK announced that citizens of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will be able to apply for an electronic visa waiver to travel to the UK for tourism, business and medical treatment.

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  • Sweden: Additional Border Check Measures Introduced 

    Sweden: Additional Border Check Measures Introduced 

    The Swedish government reintroduced measures that allow for passports and visas to be checked before a traveler is permitted to enter the country. These measures will remain in place until Nov. 2022.

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  • Latvia: Measures Introduced to Reduce Identity Card Processing Times

    Latvia: Measures Introduced to Reduce Identity Card Processing Times

    The government of Latvia announced that it will extend the working hours of its immigration offices in an effort to reduce the issuance times of passports and identity cards.

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  • Lesotho: Lifting of Suspension on the Issuance of Residence Permits and Citizenship 

    The government of Lesotho lifted the suspension on indefinite residence permits and citizenship. Applications opened for eligible applicants on 25 April 2022.

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  • Netherlands: Prolonged Delays in Appointments and Work Permit Processing

    Netherlands: Prolonged Delays in Appointments and Work Permit Processing

    On 29 April 2022, the government of the Netherlands announced prolonged wait times for appointments with the country’s immigration authorities and the processing of work and residence permits.

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  • Lithuania: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

    Lithuania: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

    As of 1 May 2022, ravelers will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or proof of a negative COVID-19 result to enter the Lithuania.

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  • Greece: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

    Greece: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

    As of 1 May 2022, travelers will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter Greece.

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