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Welcome to the definitive expat website - A free online publication serving international expatriates and featuring world news, forums, events, in-depth country information and reliable investment and personal taxation guides. From moving to living to repatriation and everything in between. Explore our search tools covering international schools, jobs, expat events and embassies.

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Australia Clarifies Terms Of New Working Visa Entry Option

Australia Clarifies Terms Of New Working Visa Entry Option

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 01 September, 2014

Australia's Deputy Immigration Minister, Michaelia Cash, has denied reports that claim that the introduction of Designated Area Migration Agreements will see overseas workers in parts of the country being paid less than Australian employees for the same work.
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Surge In Migration To UK

Surge In Migration To UK

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 01 September, 2014

The UK's Office for National Statistics has said that net long-term migration to the UK came to around 243,000 for the year ending March 2014, up from 175,000 in the previous twelve months, and that there was a significant increase in the number of arrivals from elsewhere in the European Union.
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New Rules To Make It Easier For Overseas Nurses To Work In UK

New Rules To Make It Easier For Overseas Nurses To Work In UK

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 August, 2014

The UK's Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced plans to make it easier for nurses and midwives who have trained outside the European Economic Area to register with the body.
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Quota For USA Investor Visa Reached Early

Quota For USA Investor Visa Reached Early

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 August, 2014

The quota for an investor visa that offers a fast-track to permanent residency in the USA has been filled a month before the end of the 2014 financial year, prompting warnings of a backlog and of complications in the years ahead.
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Australian Opposition Calls For New Entrepreneur Visa

Australian Opposition Calls For New Entrepreneur Visa

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 August, 2014

Australia's Shadow Treasurer, Chris Bowen, has called on the Government to introduce a new visa to attract entrepreneurs.
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German Property Boom Continues

German Property Boom Continues

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 26 August, 2014

Exceptionally low interest rates in the euro zone and a shortage of housing are continuing to drive a property boom in Germany.
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Portuguese Golden Visa Entices Chinese Wealthy

Portuguese Golden Visa Entices Chinese Wealthy

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 August, 2014

Portugal's Golden Visa program has so far attracted more than 1,100 Chinese nationals to the country, and residence permits are being issued through the scheme at an increasing rate.
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Weekly Citizenship Tests Now Available In Australia's Regions

Weekly Citizenship Tests Now Available In Australia's Regions

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 August, 2014

A new partnership between two Government departments in Australia means that it is now possible to take the country's citizenship test at 29 regional Centrelink and Medicare Service Centers across the country.
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Slow Take-Up For German Work Visa Opportunity

Slow Take-Up For German Work Visa Opportunity

By Hans Esser, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 August, 2014

New figures show that amended immigration rules recognizing vocational qualifications resulted in the issuance of just 170 extra work visas over the past year.
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ExpatBriefing Praised In 2014 Expat Star Awards

ExpatBriefing Praised In 2014 Expat Star Awards

By the ExpatBriefing team - 20 August, 2014

ExpatBriefing has been recognized as one of the internet's top sites for expat advice and information in this year's Expat Star Awards.
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