Author: Alpesh Patel

Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

The Maltese Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) will be undergoing monumental changes ahead of its relaunch in September; the government has “scrapped” the old version of the program and introduced one that requires prospective investors create so-called genuine links. With ever-increasing pressure from the EU, the Maltese government had focused on delivering a new programme that […]

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Streamlined Immigration Process for Holders of British National (Overseas) Status in Hong Kong

At a GlanceThe new program will make it easier for those with British National (Overseas) status to live, study, and work in the United Kingdom, the government announced. Applicants under the new process would be able to sponsor their dependants for status. Also under the new system, individuals would be able to obtain permanent residence […]

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Boris Johnson Offers Refuge, British Citizenship Path for Nearly 3 Million Hong Kongers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Wednesday to overhaul immigration rules to grant almost 3 million Hong Kong residents a pathway to British citizenship, a response to Beijing’s move to impose a far-reaching security law here that many fear will dismantle the city’s political freedoms. Johnson’s vow comes as the United States, Canada, Australia and others face pressure from lawmakers […]

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