Immigration News - Emigrate UK Page 5

This is the category page for all Immigration news here on emigrate.co.uk, where you can view all the Immigration emigration news.

Cambodia cracks down on retirees and expat businesses

Cambodia cracks down on retirees and expat businesses
Once the easiest of all Southeast Asian countries as regards expat long-stay visas, Cambodia is now cracking down with new regulations aimed at retirees and those requiring business visas. Over the past few years, Cambodia has become a preferred long-stay destination for expat retirees and small-scale entrepreneurs for its straightforward...

George Town attracts international retirees to Malaysia

George Town attracts international retirees to Malaysia
As a response to the increasing numbers of Western retirees deciding to emigrate for a better, often cheaper lifestyle, expat surveys are picking out destinations on the other side of the world. Decades ago, British citizens retiring overseas mostly headed for France, Spain or Italy, whilst elderly US citizens chose Mexico and other warm,...

Should expats learn a new language or not

Should expats learn a new language or not
One aspect of emigrating to a new country isn’t taken seriously enough by a high proportion of would-be expats – that of learning the local language. The major benefit of being able to communicate at least at a basic level with locals in your new country of residence isn’t just about shopping for commodities and ordering food in...

Expats in Dubai should avoid pest-ridden areas when house hunting

Expats in Dubai should avoid pest-ridden areas when house hunting
The stunningly modern desert city of Dubai is an expat favourite for its career opportunities, its stunning new high-rise apartments and its luxury lifestyle, but all may not be quite as it seems in certain areas. Moving to Dubai is a dream for many ambitious expat professionals lured by the luxury lifestyle and stunning architecture of...

Essential documents for expatriates planning to live in France

Essential documents for expatriates planning to live in France
If you’re thinking of emigrating to France, you should make certain you’ve got every essential document you might need. Getting away from it all in rural France is a long-held dream for many would-be expats, but the sad truth is that bureaucracy follows you wherever you intent to hang your hat. The French version is somewhat different...

Survey shows Beijing best in world for expat tech start ups

Survey shows Beijing best in world for expat tech start ups
A study by Texas-based Expert Market has revealed Beijing’s Zhongguancun hub as the best place on the planet for talented techies. China’s answer to Silicon Valley pushed Berlin down to second place, whilst the San Francisco tech hub could only scrape third place in the listings. Early-stage funding and Bejing’s affordable cost of...

EU expats in UK given hope as Britain concedes cut off date

EU expats in UK given hope as Britain concedes cut off date
Sources close to the EU’s Brexit negotiating team in Brussels are reporting the drastically dropping numbers of EU expats arriving in the UK have resulted in May’s stance on fewer rights for EU expats being shelved. Although no official announcement has been made by the British negotiating team over the change in policy, David Davis...

Why expats in Germany don’t learn German

Why expats in Germany don’t learn German
Debates are taking place across Germany as to why a high number of expatriate workers are not interested in learning the local lingo. A recent statement in the German parliament by Christian Democrat lawmaker Jens Spahn condemned Berlin residents who communicate in English as elitist provincial hipsters. The comment sparked a countrywide...

New Zealand welcomes back its expats

New Zealand welcomes back its expats
Kiwi expats are now returning to the country of their birth in droves, followed by Australians deserting the waning Oz economy. Decades ago, as expats from the UK and other Western countries were arriving in large numbers, New Zealand nationals were upping sticks and leaving to find their fortunes in Australia. Over the last several...

Expats confused over new Cambodian visa system

Expats confused over new Cambodian visa system
A recent announcement by Cambodia’s immigration authorities has left expat residents and those planning to move to the laid-back country confused as its turns the formerly straightforward system on its end. The plan seems to be to separate the three categories of retirees, students and working expats in order to ensure those who work...