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On December 8, 2017, the Brazilian National Immigration Council announced the revocation of all prior immigration regulations that were still effective under the vacation legis, the period of time between the publication of the new Brazilian immigration law and its implementation and legal effect. The National Immigration Council also published […]

The Brazilian Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Tourism, and the Ministry of Foreign Relations have published an Administrative Decision expanding the current Visa Waiver Program during the Olympic and Paralympic Games to include four additional countries. This Administrative Decision clarifies the details of the Brazilian president’s recent announcement on […]

The Brazilian Ministry of Labor and Employment has published new orders simplifying the requirements for proof of minimum work experience. Previously, only a legalized letter directly from the former employer was deemed acceptable to establish an applicant’s qualifications. The Ministry will begin accepting other documents that reasonably evidence the employment […]