There are 55 posts in the EIG Week in Review category

EIG Dispatch – December 31, 2014

Highlights New Customs and Border Protection App Released New Permits Required for Short-Term Work in China New Customs and Border Protection App Released U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a press release earlier this month announcing the launch of its “Border Wait Time” mobile application to help travelers better plan for crossing the border […]

EIG Dispatch – December 23, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS Sarah Saldaña Confirmed as Next ICE Director USCIS to Delete E-Verify Records from 2004 United Kingdom Implements Registered Traveler Service for Certain Foreign Nationals Canada Issues Work Permits to Certain Spouses Waiting for Permanent Residency Immigration Processing Times May Be Slow During the Holidays Sarah Saldaña Confirmed as Next ICE Director The U.S. Senate confirmed President […]

EIG Dispatch – December 12, 2014

Highlights Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Requiring E-Verify Participation by All Texas State Agencies Union Brings Federal Suit to Challenge OPT for Foreign Students Ireland Reports Delays in Obtaining Re-Entry Visas for Foreign Nationals and Amends Occupations Eligible for its Critical Skills Employment Permit Minimum Wage Increases in Belgium for Certain Foreign Workers Texas Governor […]

EIG Week in Reveiw

Highlights The Technology Industry Reacts to President Obama’s Executive Action Ontario Re-Introduces Immigration Act Australia and China Finalize Negotiations on Work and Holiday Visa Program and Free Trade Agreement Australian House of Representatives Pass Bill that Could Affect Citizenship for Those Suffering from Mental Illness The Technology Industry Reacts to President Obama’s Executive Action Following President […]

EIG Week in Review (Nov 21, 2014)

Highlights UPDATE: President Obama Announces Executive Action on U.S. Immigration U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Temporary Protected Status Designations for Countries Affected by Ebola U.S. Embassies Report Technical Difficulties and Expect Delays in Visa Processing During Holiday Season Australia Increases Length of Stay for Temporary Work Visas with Strong Business Justification Canada Simplifies the Visa Application Process […]

EIG Week in Review (Nov 14, 2014)

Highlights UPDATE: President Obama Expected to Announce Executive Action on U.S. Immigration Reform Processing Delays in Malaysia for Employment, Dependent, and Professional Visit Passes Mercosur Visa to Colombia No Longer Available for Venezuelan Nationals UPDATE: President Obama Expected to Announce Executive Action on U.S. Immigration Reform  As an update to our previous report, President Obama could be […]

EIG Week in Review (Nov 7, 2014)

Highlights UPDATE: President Obama Promises Executive Action on U.S. Immigration Reform U.S. Tightens Screening Measures for Visa Exempt Visitors UPDATE: Canada Increases Planned Level of Admissions for Permanent Residents in 2015 New Immigration Study Shows that EU Migrants Have Made a Net Contribution to the British Economy UPDATE: President Obama Promises Executive Action on U.S. […]

EIG Week in Review (Oct 31, 2014)

 Highlights USCIS Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” Expanded Russians Applying for Schengen Visas Now Required to Submit Biometrics UPDATE: Ireland Employment Permits Section Now Allowing Scanned Signatures Australia Halts all Immigration Proceedings for Visa Holders Originating from Ebola-affected Countries in West Africa  USCIS Definition of “Mother and “Parent” Expanded  On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, U.S. Citizenship […]

EIG Week in Review (Oct 24, 2014)

Highlights UPDATE: Philippines Alien Registration Project Mandatory for Certain Exiting Foreign Nationals Ebola-Related Protective Measures Could Disrupt International Travel D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Brings Hope for Future L-1B “Specialized Knowledge” Visa Applicants U.S. Consular Services in Calgary Limited in November 2014 UPDATE:  Philippines Alien Registration Project Mandatory for Certain Exiting Foreign Nationals As an update to […]

EIG Week in Review (Oct 17, 2014)

Highlights New Indian Employment Visa Requirements for U.S. Applications Philippines Bureau of Immigration Introduces Alien Registration Project Eased Visa Requirements for Certain Chinese and Indian Nationals Traveling to the Philippines, the UK, and Ireland New Indian Employment Visa Requirements for U.S. Applications As reported earlier this year, Cox & Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. (CKGS) recently took […]