COVID-19 – Latest Travel and Immigration Disruption

Posted on May 27, 2020

This is the latest information we have on travel restrictions, immigration restrictions and immigration concessions around the world. Argentina Residence documents issued by the Immigration Office expiring from March 17th onwards are now automatically extended for 90 days (previously 60… Read more »

Germany – Skilled Immigration Act Comes into Effect

Posted on May 27, 2020

The Skilled Immigration Act (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz), which applies from March 1, 2020, is intended to facilitate immigration and employment for foreign skilled workers. Early Departure Notification Effective March 1, 2020, employers are obliged to notify the local immigration office of any… Read more »

New Fast-Track Process for Temporary Foreign Workers Currently in Canada

Posted on May 14, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the Canadian government announced a fast-track work permit application process for foreign workers already in Canada. The new and temporary policy has been implemented as a response to the labour market challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under… Read more »

Costa Rica extends restrictions until June 15th, 2020

Posted on May 11, 2020

Until at least June 15th, 2020, Costa Rica will deny entry to tourist and non-resident foreigners the public security ministry announced Thursday. The restriction applies to the countries ports of entry via land, air, or sea. In addition, citizens and… Read more »