Immigration Law & Policies

Immigration to America: Why do professionals chase the American Dream?

Immigration to America: Why do professionals chase the American Dream?
Alchemy Admin, November 28, 2019

Money, Money, Money

Money, Money, Money… although it’s not everything in the world of work, it’s always nice to have a bit of extra beer money at the end of the week. And where do most people think of when considering relocating for new career opportunities or to boost their earning potential? The answer is of course...AMERICA!

We are all familiar with the ‘American Dream’ but with that said, the question is ‘how can you get the biggest bang for your buck?’ The USA is a country that is full of globally renowned corporations, major sports franchises and some of the best coffee… EVER (apparently), but there still seems to be quite the difference in salaries depending on which state you are living in.

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Do US citizens need a passport?

Do US citizens need a passport?
Ian Mael, September 9, 2019

Introduction

Since being raised in the UK, starting work and gaining independence at the age of 16, I have always jumped at the chance to travel internationally in search of some sun - with the British weather being so unpredictable.  I value my passport as a very important commodity as it gives me the flexibility and the opportunity to experience different cultures. With the ability to reach most European countries within 4 hours – I have found that for me personally, the UK is the ideal place to be situated.

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What is the current status of the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme?

What is the current status of the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme?
Katie Smith, July 31, 2019

What is the Scheme?

According to the UK Government’s current position on Brexit, all EU, EEA or Swiss citizens presently residing in the UK will need to apply to the ‘EU Settlement Scheme’ to continue living in the country after 30 June 2021. Individuals can also apply when they are not an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, but they must have an eligible family member who does hold a relevant citizenship.

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Athletes within the Immigration System

Athletes within the Immigration System
Ian Mael, May 30, 2019

International Travel

There are many jobs that allow you to travel and see the world - as is the case for professional sports men and women. Whilst the majority of team-based sports professionals will be situated in one destination, they will be required to travel domestically and occasionally internationally. However, in certain sports like golf, tennis, athletics and Formula One, extensive international travel throughout the year is required.

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Top Honeymoon Destinations and their Visa Requirements

Top Honeymoon Destinations and their Visa Requirements
Nikki Martin, April 29, 2019

Choosing a honeymoon destination can be a difficult decision. Many people, when they hear the word honeymoon, automatically think of a sunny destination by the beach (or pool), palm trees swaying in the light breeze, drinking delicious cocktails, while getting a good top up of your Vitamin D.

Here is an outline of some of the world’s top honeymoon destinations and the visa you will be required to obtain, if you choose to visit one of these lovely destinations for your honeymoon...

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The Future of EU Students and Academics in a Post-Brexit Britain

The Future of EU Students and Academics in a Post-Brexit Britain
Josie Smith, January 25, 2019

Brexit: The White Paper on Immigration

It’s 2019, which means only one thing: it’s the ‘Year of Brexit’! With the UK’s exit from the EU due to be initiated in a matter of months without an agreed deal, concerns are mounting about some of the bigger questions for which the government has yet to provide answers. One of the key concerns is the stability of the future for EU students and academics moving to the UK post-Brexit. UK universities are warning the government that the uncertainty of Brexit and the looming possibility of a no-deal could constitute one of the biggest threats ever faced by the sector.

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Santa: The Ultimate Immigration Expert!

Santa: The Ultimate Immigration Expert!
Nikki Martin, December 14, 2018

Back By Popular Demand

In last years’ Christmas immigration blog ‘Santa’s Visa Situation’, Alchemy focused on the immigration practicalities of Santa’s journey throughout the EU, Canada, US, Russia and The Middle East: http://www.immigrationjobs.com/blog/santas-visa-situation 

This year we are looking at some of Santa’s other regular delivery destinations....

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