Immigration

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    In October 2017, the tiny nation of Singapore topped the list of the most powerful passports in the world. This is the first time an Asian nation has headed the rankings, and, according to Phillipe May from Arton Capital who compile the list, it is “testament of Singapore’s inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy” The passport index is an online tool that ranks the …

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  • Tackling Immigration - Article

    Announcing a ‘snap’ election has resulted in party members having a lot less time to draw up their official manifestos. Instead of having months to draw up their pledges and promises, the parties have had just a few weeks and formal announcements are expected throughout this week and next. Whilst it is inevitable that we can expect to see the immigration related complexities of Brexit …

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    After a tumultuous year, will November see Immigration again take centre stage in discussions on world events? With frequent terrorist atrocities, record numbers of migrants arriving on Europe’s shores and the EU free movement of persons start to see its first cracks after Brexit, 2016 is heading into the records books as a defining year on Immigration for the global economy. After returning from Mexico …

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    This weekend saw the match-up between the Single Market and the Free Movement of Persons, which undoubtedly are the key themes with respect to the negotiations concerning the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (“Brexit”). A Whitehall turf war has reportedly broken out over the United Kingdom’s blueprint for Brexit, with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet split over what a withdrawal from the …

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    Singapore: Lawyers Urge Employer Caution in Addressing New Rules Favoring Singaporean Workers Oct. 23—Lawyers are advising foreign companies in Singapore to advertise job openings on a government website rather than try to get an exemption from the new rule requiring this. Before companies can apply for employment passes for foreign staff, the new Fair Consideration Framework mandates that they make the positions available to Singaporeans …

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