Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Immigration and nationality http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Calls for Immigration Reform Following Controversial Deportation Order http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403779_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403779_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Repeal of Law Authorizing Three-Year Detention of "Infiltrators" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403711_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403711_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Convicted Felon Denied Immigration Status Under Law of Return http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403699_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403699_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Visa Rules Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403678_text Border security; Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403678_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Visa System Proposed, Public Opinions Being Solicited http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403596_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403596_text Global Legal Monitor: Norway: Government Plans to Crack Down on Returning Foreign Convicts http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403508_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403508_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Rules Proposed to Improve Border Control and Facilitate Entry of Frequent Travelers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403512_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403512_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Proposed Law to Give Relief to Alien Victims of Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403486_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403486_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Migration Board Proposes Plan to Attract Foreign Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403417_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403417_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Plan in Place to Revise Immigration Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403320_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403320_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Proposal on Making Biometric Data Mandatory for Residency Permit Applications http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403032_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403032_text Global Legal Monitor: European Court of Human Rights; Italy: Sanctions Result in Review of Immigration Policy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403010_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use On February 23, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sanctioned Italy for its policy of sending to Libya African migrants who have approached Italy by sea. The ECHR found the migrants to be at... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403010_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Proposed New Immigration Act http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403004_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use On February 23, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sanctioned Italy for its policy of sending to Libya African migrants who have approached Italy by sea. The ECHR found the migrants to be at On February 16, 2012, Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, Jason Kenney, introduced a new draft law designed to protect the integrity of the country's immigration system and enhance changes to the asylum system made in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403004_text Global Legal Monitor: Hong Kong: Dispute over Policy on Influx of Mothers from China Giving Birth in Hong Kong http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402991_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use On February 23, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sanctioned Italy for its policy of sending to Libya African migrants who have approached Italy by sea. The ECHR found the migrants to be at On February 16, 2012, Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, Jason Kenney, introduced a new draft law designed to protect the integrity of the country's immigration system and enhance changes to the asylum system made in Leaders in Hong Kong have disagreed recently on how to handle the problem of expectant women from mainland China entering the city in an attempt to have their children born there, in order to qualify for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402991_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Immigration Policy Needed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402948_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use On February 23, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sanctioned Italy for its policy of sending to Libya African migrants who have approached Italy by sea. The ECHR found the migrants to be at On February 16, 2012, Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, Jason Kenney, introduced a new draft law designed to protect the integrity of the country's immigration system and enhance changes to the asylum system made in Leaders in Hong Kong have disagreed recently on how to handle the problem of expectant women from mainland China entering the city in an attempt to have their children born there, in order to qualify for During a meeting on January 13, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Celso Amorim, stated that Brazil needs to rethink its immigration policy because of the economic impact created by the increasing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402948_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Implementation of New Immigration Law Delayed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402859_text Immigration and nationality - In November 2013, Denmark decided to deport a woman from Thailand and her seven-year-old daughter. The two had moved to Denmark when the woman married a Danish citizen. Following the 2012 death of the citizen, who On September 16, 2013, Israel's High Court, with an extended bench of nine justices, repealed the Law for Prevention of Infiltration (Offenses and Jurisdiction) (Amendment No. 3 and Temporary Order) Law, 5772-2012 (hereinafter LPI 2012). On August 22, 2013, Israel's High Court of Justice (H.C.J.) rejected a petition against the Ministry of Interior's decision to deny a Jewish citizen of Ukraine (the petitioner) oleh immigration status based on his criminal record. On July 12, 2013, the State Council promulgated a set of new rules governing the entry of foreigners into the People's Republic of China, the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens. On May 3, 2013, China's State Council published the Regulations on the Administration of the Entry and Exit of Aliens (Draft for Comments) (hereinafter Draft Regulations) online, in order to solicit public opinions on the document. The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the country. As reported on February 22, 2013, the Ministry of Justice and Public Security is formulating changes in the law On February 28, 2013, the European Commission put forward two proposals to introduce two major innovations in the European Union's border control system. The first is the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) to create a Denmark's Ministry of Justice has recently proposed an amendment to the Danish Aliens Act that would allow foreigners in Denmark who are victims of domestic abuse The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the goal of curtailing illegal smuggling of migrants. A draft law has been prepared based on the recommendations of a committee The Dutch Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum Policy, Gerd Leers, recently submitted a bill on the use of biometrics in the immigration process to the Parliament (Staten-Generaal). The bill would make it mandatory to use On February 23, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sanctioned Italy for its policy of sending to Libya African migrants who have approached Italy by sea. The ECHR found the migrants to be at On February 16, 2012, Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, Jason Kenney, introduced a new draft law designed to protect the integrity of the country's immigration system and enhance changes to the asylum system made in Leaders in Hong Kong have disagreed recently on how to handle the problem of expectant women from mainland China entering the city in an attempt to have their children born there, in order to qualify for During a meeting on January 13, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Celso Amorim, stated that Brazil needs to rethink its immigration policy because of the economic impact created by the increasing Indonesia adopted a new law on immigration on April 7, 2011, replacing a 1992 statute. (Undang-undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 6 Tahun 2011 Tentang Keimigrasian [Law No. 6 of 2011 of the Republic of Indonesia on... 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