BRAZIL – Ministry Restructuring May Affect Immigration Processing

By Peregrine On 1 January 2019, the new administration published Provisional Measure 870, reorganising government Ministries and public agencies. Among the significant changes introduced, the Ministry of Labour has been eliminated, responsibility for immigration has been passed to the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, and the Immigration...

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BRAZIL – Expedited Processing for Residence Authorisation for Technical Assistance Now Limited to “Urgent” and “Emergency” Cases

By Peregrine On 16 October 2018, the National Immigration Council published Normative Resolution (NR) 34/2018, amending NR 03/2017, which is applicable to foreign nationals who enter Brazil for up to one year to provide technical assistance services while remaining on home contract. Previously, NR 03/2017 allowed for...

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