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“Sanatoria 2020” – Amnesty for undeclared foreign workers (D.L. n. 34 Maggio 2020)

Posted by on Jul 19, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

The following article has been posted in Italian with an English translation below: ARTICOLO 103 DEL DECRETO – LEGGE 19 MAGGIO 2020, N.34 – EMERSIONE RAPPORTO DI LAVORO 2020 E’ stata prorogata fino al 15 Agosto 2020 la SANATORIA 2020. La legge ha previsto la possibilità di far emergere i rapporti di lavoro irregolare in essere con...

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New immigration lawyer joins Oliver & Partners

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE

We are pleased to announce a new addition to the Immigration and Citizenship department. Liliana Petrolo is an Italian lawyer with extensive experience in applications for visas for entry to Italy, in particular from non-EU countries, including: visas for re-entry into Italy, for family reasons, study, or elective residence (visto per reingresso, motivi...

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Travelling to Italy from overseas

Posted by on May 21, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

The Italian government has issued new guidelines relating to travelling to Italy from overseas, lifting the restrictions in place due to COVID-19. These are effective from 3rd June 2020. The new rules were published in Article 6 of the Presidential decree no. of 17th May 2020 (see link below to full text of the new law).  DCPM 17th May 2020 Article 6...

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Decreto Flussi – when are we likely to know the 2020 quota?

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE

Every year the Ministero dell’Interno issues the Decreto Flussi, which is the quota of how many non-EU citizens are allowed to enter Italy to carry out seasonal subordinate work, self-employed work and non-seasonal work from eligible countries. In 2018, the Decreto Flussi quotas were already available in January, with the application being submitted on...

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Suspension of citizenship and immigration applications

Posted by on Apr 17, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE

The suspension of ongoing administrative procedures, and the extension of deadlines or expiry dates, was formalised by decree dated 17th March 2020, n.70 (more commonly referred to as ‘Decreto Legge Cura Italia’) in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. LINK TO DECRETO: https://www.gazzettaufficiale.it/eli/id/2020/03/17/20G00034/sg By administrative...

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BREXIT IS REALITY…

Posted by on Jan 25, 2020 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act became law on 23rd January. The next step will be for the withdrawal agreement to be ratified by the European Parliament, scheduled for 23rd January. The UK is then due to leave the EU on 31st January 2020 under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement concluded between the UK and the EU on 19th October 2019, and...

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UK Visa Applications

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

If you are a national of a country outside the EEA, and not sure whether you need a visa to travel to the UK you can check the Home Office website, the rules do change from time to time and will depend on the purpose of your stay. https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y The way UK Visa applications are now being submitted, processed and considered  has...

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