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Citizenships Still Issued After Moldova’s Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) Application Pause

Following Moldova’s four-month moratorium on their Citizenship-by-Investment programme for government review on 19 July 2019, applications that were submitted before July are still being processed. From the date of suspension of the programme, two applicants (including their dependants) have received citizenship in Moldova. They are both in the business of IT, one from Australia and […]

E-GATES

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR EMPLOYERS REGARDING LEGAL RIGHT TO WORK DOCUMENTS Since 20 May 2019, migrants from the following countries have been eligible to use automated ePassport gates (“e-gates”) to enter the UK where they hold a valid UK entry clearance (visa): Australia Canada Japan New Zealand Singapore South Korea United States of America Expanding the […]

City Focus: Bengaluru

Bengaluru quick facts State: Karnataka Area (City): 709 km² Area (Metropolitan): 8,005 km² Location: 12.59°N, 77.35°E Altitude: 920 metres Average high °C: Apr 34°, Nov 27° Population: 13.958 million (2019 estimate) Languages: Kannada (official), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, English Religion: Hindu (79%), Muslim (14%) Main industries: IT, Biotechnology, Electronics City GDP: $83 billion (estimate) Time Zone: GMT +5.30 Telephone area code: +91 (0)80   Bengaluru – also […]