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Mexico and Canada support Eliminating Visas

The relationship between Mexico and Canada, which is being touted as having entered a ¨new era,¨ has gotten off on the right foot. The first world leader to congratulate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his electoral victory the night of October 19 was Mexican...

Visa-free Travel in the EU for Peruvians as of March 2016

Peruvian citizens may enter Europe without a Schengen visa as of March 2016, according to information released from the Ministry. Ana María Sánchez, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, has said that as of March of this year the authorities in Peru and the European Union...

Delays and Limits on Stays Rise in Turkey

Delays and limits on stays rise in Turkey over the past months, the waiting period to get an appointment to request a residence permit has encountered significant delays, while at the same time new limits have been put into place regarding the length of time foreign...

Peru introduces a new Law on Foreign Nationals

In Lima, through Legislative Decree 1236, Peru introduces a new Law on Foreign Nationals which will facilitate the arrival and residence in the country, adapting and controlling the increase in migration to Peru that is currently occuring. Also, in accordance with the...

Immigration System for Foreign Employees in Saudi Arabia

If your desire is to go to Saudi Arabia with a foreign or Saudi company, it is important that the company as well as the employee understand very clearly the requirements necessary to be able to request and obtain work and residence visas. The immigration system for...

Residence for Investors and Entrepreneurs in Spain

This past July 29, Law 25/2015 of July 28 was published in the BOE (Official State Bulletin) regarding the second chance mechanism, reduction of financial burden and other social measures, which were regulated in final provision eleven of Law 14/2013 in support of...

The EU Strengthens Border Controls

Owing to the latest terrorist attacks this past November in France the EU strengthens border controls along with other countries around the world, the ministers from the Interior and Justice departments of the European Union have met to evaluate changes in the...

Italy Issues Biometric Residence Permits

As of November 10, 2015, Italy issues biometric residence permits that contain a chip to store all the person´s biometric data. These new cards meet the regulations of European Council (EC) 380/2008. In an official communication from the Immigration Police department...

Check-list before leaving your home country

Deciding to live in another country is a real challenge. The personal and professional implications are very important to have in mind when facing this decision. To help in this process we have prepared a checklist of things you have to consider before leaving your...

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