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Inside Business Immigration: Weekly News Round Up, Nov. 24-28, 2014

Weekly News Impacting Global Employers Covered by Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice

In This Issue

DHS Secretary Extends Temporary Protected Status to Nationals of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone in Response to Ebola Pandemic
Shaun Staller
The Ebola virus pandemic in West Africa has precipitated an expansion of the United States’ Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, as announced by the Department of Homeland Security just last week. As a result, eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone who are currently residing in the United States may apply for TPS through … Continue Reading

Kenya: Recent Changes Lead to Work Permit Delays and Denials
Rebecca Schechter
The Kenya Department of Immigration Services (DIS) recently implemented changes to its work permit application process that are consistent with the country’s move towards tightening its immigration system. Earlier this month, the DIS released a comprehensive checklist of required documents for each type of work permit. Applications that lack the required documents will likely be … Continue Reading

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