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Canada scrapped millionaire visa may provoke lawsuit

Canada scrapped millionaire visa may provoke lawsuit
Following Chinese outrage over the scrapping of the Canadian ‘millionaire’ immigrant investor programme, Canadian businesses concerned with immigration and property issues are threatening a lawsuit. Immigration consultants and upscale real estate brokers are up in arms regarding the threat to their businesses and are considering taking...

Chinese millionaires complain as Canada entry route is blocked

Chinese millionaires complain as Canada entry route is blocked
A group of Chinese millionaires now blocked from Canadian residential status issued a public complaint at a Beijing press conference earlier this week. Canada’s recent federal budget statement announced the axing of the immigration investor and entrepreneur visas with which permanent residency could be purchased via a five-year...

Controversial changes to Norway immigration rules

Controversial changes to Norway immigration rules
Whilst Norway isn’t amongst the most popular countries for general expat attention, recent controversial immigration law changes may make it more difficult for skilled migrant workers to enter. Norway’s four centre-right political parties took a week’s worth of arguments and disagreement to come to a consensus on immigration law...

EU parliament descends into shouting match over Swiss immigration vote

EU parliament descends into shouting match over Swiss immigration vote
Switzerland’s controversial referendum against unchecked immigration is still causing political chaos, with a recent EU debate becoming an abusive shouting match between left and right. During the debate, held last Wednesday, bitter exchanges and insults were tossed around like confetti between left and right-leaning European parliament...

UK immigration advisors favour selling UK residency visas to highest bidders

UK immigration advisors favour selling UK residency visas to highest bidders
When rumours of a government plan to sell UK visas to the highest bidders first hit the press last year, they were met with incredulous disbelief and anger. Permanent residency visas giving full rights to settle in the UK are already given to the wealthy under Britain’s points-based immigration system. However, the controversial...

US immigration policy changed by Las Vegas family persistence

US immigration policy changed by Las Vegas family persistence
US immigration has adopted a new policy which may help thousands of families wanting to migrate to the USA Edith Fawkes arrived in Las Vegas in 2002 from Mexico, and soon met and married an American citizen. After their marriage, the couple began immigration procedures to bring Edith’s son Bryan form Mexico to live with them but, during...

Switzerland economic growth to be hit by referendum

Switzerland economic growth to be hit by referendum
A survey carried out earlier in the week has revealed that leading economists believe that Switzerland’s growth will be severaly hit by plans to limit immigration quotas. Bloomberg’s monthly economics survey today stated that 16 of its 21 responses from leaders in the field said the country’s economy would be hard hit by the...

Brussels begins retaliation against Swiss referendum result

Brussels begins retaliation against Swiss referendum result
A day after the Swiss government cancelled its freedom of movement agreement with Croatia, Brussels has frozen grants to Swiss universities and research facilities worth hundreds of millions of euros. The EU’s initial retaliatory strike has not just removed Switzerland from the Horizon 20920 scheme which provides funds for research and...

Swiss people want EU deals to stand despite referendum result

Swiss people want EU deals to stand despite referendum result
Results of a post-referendum survey released yesterday indicate that, in spite of the referendum result, three quarters of those polled want a raft of EU deals to remain. The survey, undertaken by the Sonntags Blick newspaper, questioned 1002 Swiss nationals, with only 19 per cent of respondents saying they wanted the country to distance...

Will Swiss immigration vote force out expat executives

Will Swiss immigration vote force out expat executives
Swiss voters last Sunday forced their government to embark on what could be the most dangerous experiment in immigration reform history. The Swiss government must now cap immigration numbers, excluding many of the large number of expats who wish to work and settle in the wealthy country. Although the referendum’s proposal hasn’t yet...