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August 28, 2017

Immigration News/Articles

August 2017

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St. Kitts and Nevis

November opening planned for Park Hyatt St Kitts Christophe Harbour

The Park Hyatt brand is planning to open their first Caribbean property on 1 November, boosting luxury accommodation options in St Kitts and Nevis. The Park Hyatt St Kitts Christophe Harbour, which spans the beach of Banana Bay, is a 126-room resort at the foot of lush rolling hills.

http://wicnews.com/caribbean/november-opening-planned-for-park-hyatt-st-kitts-christophe-harbour-39174061/

Dominica

The Best Countries for Second Citizenship

A second passport from any country in the EU will give you the right to live or work anywhere in the European Union. But according to new research by the CBI Index, the best countries for second citizenship are a touch more exotic, with Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, and Grenada taking the top spots.

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/second-citizenship-best-countries-passports-dominica-st-kitts-nevis-grenada-antigua-barbuda-a7885991.html

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua-Barbuda Carnival: The Caribbean’s greatest summer festival celebrates 60th anniversary

Antigua and Barbuda’s milestone 60th anniversary of carnival was celebrated with thousands of residents and visitors experiencing the excitement of Antigua’s Carnival, the Caribbean’s greatest summer festival.

http://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/topstory-Antigua-Barbuda-Carnival%3A-The-Caribbean%27s-greatest-summer-festival-celebrates-60th-anniversary-35331.html

Grenada

CNN names eastern Caribbean islands among world’s most overlooked gems

Three country’s in the eastern Caribbean have made CNN’s list of the world’s most overlooked islands. Barbuda, Dominica and Grenada join far-flung spots such as Mauritius and Cocos Keeling in the round-up of “vacations more noteworthy.”

http://wicnews.com/caribbean/cnn-names-eastern-caribbean-islands-among-worlds-most-overlooked-38114481/

United States

Salaries have risen for high-skilled foreign workers in U.S. on H-1B visas

U.S. employers planned to pay high-skilled foreign workers with H-1B visas a median salary of $80,000 a year in fiscal year 2016, up from about $69,000 a decade earlier, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services data.

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/16/salaries-have-risen-for-high-skilled-foreign-workers-in-u-s-on-h-1b-visas/

Portugal

Post-bailout Portugal grows on strong domestic demand

Portugal’s economy grew 2.8 percent in the second quarter from the same period a year ago, maintaining its highest growth rate in a decade thanks to strong domestic demand and investment, official data showed on Monday. Growth has bounced back strongly this year after Portugal’s 2011-14 debt crisis, allowing the economy to expand at a faster rate than the euro zone as a whole after years of lagging behind.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-4788844/Post-bailout-Portugal-grows-strong-domestic-demand.html

Cyprus

Cyprus tourist arrivals set record in July

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus set a record in July, according the country’s statistical service. Passenger Survey figures reveal that tourist arrivals reached 531,030 in July 2017, compared to 482,132 in July 2016 – an increase of 10.1 percent.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/220962/article/ekathimerini/business/cyprus-tourist-arrivals-set-record-in-july

United Kingdom

Brexit: Young EU migrants could be given two-year work visas ‘to boost economy’ after UK leaves

‘Younger migrants have a longer working life ahead of them so have a higher chance of making a net positive contribution to the public finances’, report says.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-eu-migrants-young-18-30-two-year-work-visa-migration-advisory-committee-a7878791.html

UAE

Your Guide To Obtaining A Second Nationality Through UAE-Based Companies

Companies specializing in fast-tracking the process of obtaining a second nationality have been popping up across the UAE These firms exist around the globe, but Dubai has become a hub for the growing industry.

https://www.forbesmiddleeast.com/en/your-guide-to-obtaining-a-second-nationality-from-uae-based-companies/

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