RELOCATION TODAY: Relocation Blog Listing
  • SOUTH AFRICA - Government publishes White Paper to overhaul immigration system - Wed, Sep 20th, 2017
    The South African Government has released its anticipated White Paper that provides a policy framework for comprehensive review and overhaul of the country’s immigration system and the introduction of significant changes over the next two years.. Click to read the full post...

    Summer Global Intern Reflection - Tue, Sep 5th, 2017
    As I reflect on my experience as an intern with Relocation Today, I can only be grateful and happy to have been a part of such a great company. I have learned so much about the relocation industry, and I’ve had so much fun. Here are some highlights:. Click to read the full post...

    Brexit Updates: EU citizens's rights tops agenda - Tue, Aug 15th, 2017
    The U.K. government released its proposed offer on EU citizens’ rights in the last week of June 2017. Given the lukewarm response by the EU’s Brexit negotiator, the talks have a long way to go to bridge the differences between the two sides. . Click to read the full post...

    Travel to Qatar restricted, as several countries cut ties - Tue, Jul 18th, 2017
    In a signal that Qatar is facing increasing isolation from its neighbors, several countries – Bahrain, Egypt, the temporary Libyan government, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, as well as the Maldives and Mauritius. Click to read the full post...

    South Africa - Minister announces Cabinet approval of immigration plans - Thu, Jun 29th, 2017
    South Africa is moving ahead with plans to overhaul its immigration policies, with Department of Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize confirming that the Cabinet has approved the proposed White Paper on immigration and is taking steps to implement new proposals.. Click to read the full post...

    Introducing the Summer Global Intern at Relocation Today - Thu, Jun 1st, 2017
    My name is Anna Herd, and I am from Chaska, Minnesota. I just finished my junior year of college at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina (go Tigers!). I will be graduating in December with a B.A. in Communication, and I am the Global Intern for Relocation Today for the summer. . Click to read the full post...

    Immigration in the Age of Social Media - Mon, May 15th, 2017
    Social media has revolutionized everything from cultural interactions to politics to business. It has changed company hiring practices and university admission processes. Click to read the full post...

    Five Things You May Not Know About Transporting Pets - Fri, Apr 28th, 2017
    You receive word that you’re being transferred to the East Coast office or you get that big promotion to run the new Hong Kong branch of your company. This big life change comes along with a million details to arrange, like moving household goods, finding schools for your children, and possibly learning a new language. Click to read the full post...

    Understanding the Brain Can Help Reduce Relocation Stress - Mon, Apr 17th, 2017
    About eight years ago, an Amazon algorithm analyzed my purchase history and recommended a book on neuroscience. More specifically, Spark by John Ratey, was about how exercise benefits the brain. . Click to read the full post...

    UNITED KINGDOM - UK triggers Article 50, beginning Brexit talks - Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017
    The United Kingdom has provided formal notice of its intention to leave the European Union. The U.K. invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday, setting up a two-year negotiation period over both the U.K.’s departure and future relationship with the EU. A six-page letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May was delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk shortly before 12:30 BST on March 29.. Click to read the full post...

    UNITED KINGDOM - House of Lords passes Brexit amendment to guarantee May to announce restrictions on residency rights of new EU arrivals - Tue, Mar 7th, 2017
    In the House of Lords, peers voted across party lines to pass an amendment to the Brexit bill guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals currently in the U.K. This announcement came just one week after Prime Minister Theresa May was reportedly preparing to place limitations on the rights of new EU arrivals in tandem with triggering Article 50 exit procedures next month. The anticipated date of her announcement is March 15. . Click to read the full post...

    United States - President Trump Executive Order Analysis and Immigration Impact - Thu, Feb 9th, 2017
    The first three weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency have resulted in widespread governmental change to immigration policy, including his signing of Executive Orders which directly affect immigration policy and legislation.. Click to read the full post...

    FRANCE - Immigration overhaul; Procedures under new immigration law clarified; delays expected - Wed, Dec 21st, 2016
    An immigration law that will overhaul visa categories, especially for high-skilled foreign nationals, took effect Nov. 1. The law appeared to be stalled, but a decree for enforcement was submitted Oct. 26 at the Council of Ministers. France then clarified procedures related to the aforementioned law. . Click to read the full post...

    Why Accept An International Assignment? - Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016
    Global assignments are becoming more common as the world continues to be an interconnected community. This is providing abundant opportunities for individuals to work abroad. . Click to read the full post...

    CHINA - New foreign employment management system to be implemented - Mon, Oct 31st, 2016
    Foreign nationals who previously would have applied for either a Foreign Work Permit or an Expert Permit will soon apply for the new Employment Permit. Applicants should expect the possibility of delays and changes in documentation requirements as the program is rolled out.. Click to read the full post...

    FRANCE - New requirements set for seconded employees - Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016
    France has imposed new requirements on companies seconding workers to France. Beginning June 15, France began requiring additional information from companies submitting a secondment declaration (déclaration de détachement) when seconding an employee to France. . Click to read the full post...

    United States: US Visa Wait Times in India - More Delays - Wed, Sep 14th, 2016
    Over the last several months, increased demand for U.S. visas has led to lengthy backlogs in nonimmigrant visa appointments for H, L and other employment-based nonimmigrant visas at U.S. consulates in India.. Click to read the full post...

    You're Relocating? Don't Forget About the Kids! - Tue, Aug 30th, 2016
    Thoughts on Education when you're on the move with your children..... Click to read the full post...

    UNITED KINGDOM - New rules on employer right-to-work checks in force - Mon, Aug 15th, 2016
    New rules took effect with respect to employers’ obligations and liabilities in checking employees’ right to work legally in the U.K.. Click to read the full post...

    Relocating the Sandwich Generation - Thu, Jul 28th, 2016
    In America today, there is a juggling act occurring within the Sandwich Generation — a term coined for the 24 million Americans who are attempting to successfully balance their time between children, careers and aging parents. Click to read the full post...




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