IMPACT – HIGH
Brazilian immigration authorities released 11 new normative resolutions today, clarifying additional immigration scenarios under the new Immigration Law. Previously, authorities issued 12 normative resolutions on Dec. 8.
Additional NRs published today cover the following categories:
BAL Analysis: The additional normative resolutions provide helpful guidance to employers, particularly international companies sending employees to their Brazilian operations or headquarters for corporate or job training. BAL reminds clients that the under the decree on the new immigration law, published on Nov. 21, the transition period remains in effect, and all visas granted under the old immigration law will maintain their validity until the expiration date. Immigrants with pending work authorization applications at the Ministry of Labor (submitted before Nov. 21) will continue to be processed under the old law.
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