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EIG COVID-19 Update | September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these updates to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, too.

Argentina | The National Directorate of Migration extended the validity of temporary and precarious residences certificates for 30 more days.
Case Update: 9,276 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/9/21 4:00 PM CEST

New Zealand | From midnight on Monday, the country, except Auckland, is free of movement restrictions. The coronavirus restrictions in Auckland will be eased from Thursday.
Case Update: 4 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/9/21 4:00 PM CEST

Spain | From Monday, a two-week lockdown begins in Madrid.
Case Update: 14,389 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/9/21 4:00 PM CEST

The Philippines | President Rodrigo Duterte announced that medical professionals would be permitted to leave the country and work overseas, following a temporary ban.
Case Update: 3,283 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/9/21 4:00 PM CEST

In February, weeks before the US implemented a coronavirus response, EIG attorney Yasmin Mirreh published an article in Law360 — Coronavirus And Immigration: Tips For The Global Employer. Now, in this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, Yasmin talks about what she’s seen in the last almost seven months, what she hears from clients, and perspective moving forward.

We will continue to send updates daily or as more COVID-19-related news is available. If you have questions about anything we’re reporting above or in past updates or want to hear more about a different topic, just reply to let us know. If you have specific questions, please contact your employer or EIG attorney.