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Inside Business Immigration: Weekly News Round Up, Dec. 22-26, 2014

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

In This Issue

Malaysia Extends 350,000 Work Permits
Rebecca Schechter
Citing economic concerns, the Malaysian government reversed itself and agreed to extend the work permits of more than 350,000 foreign workers who are registered under the 6P program. The government had originally said the foreign workers had to return to their home countries, but it decided to extend the work permits for one year to … Continue Reading

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Document Enrollment Dates Affecting State-Issued Driver’s Licenses and IDs
Nataliya Binshteyn
Pursuant to its phased implementation of the REAL ID Act, which establishes minimum standards for the production and issuance of state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards and prohibits federal agencies from accepting non-compliant versions of these documents for official purposes, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced an extension of document enrollment rules. … Continue Reading

Happy Holidays from Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance Practice
Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance practice thanks our clients, colleagues and fellow industry members for a successful 2014 and looks forward to the new year ahead. For a holiday greeting, please click here.… Continue Reading

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