ImmD Getting Tougher

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You Have Been Warned: The Hong Kong Immigration Department Are Now Essentially Working To Rule

July 18th, 2017

Posted in Case Study, Employment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

I have been spending the last 4-5 months of my life fending off the reasonable concerns which clients have about how long it is taking ImmD to finalise most type of visa applications but mostly employment and business investment (entrepreneur) applications. Here’s an example of how it works (real life case example) from a recent […]

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Battening Down The Hatches – WHY THE HONG KONG IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT ARE ABOUT TO GET REALLY TOUGH On Visa Applicants

June 15th, 2016

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Hong Kong Audit Commission Report 66 – If you work in the field of Hong Kong immigration, these last few days can properly be said to amount to an earthquake under the foundations of Immigration Tower. Presentation @ WYND on June 14, 2016 – Download Here Last week, the Hong Kong Audit Commission released their […]

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Audit Commission Recommends Operational Changes at ImmD – April 2016

April 22nd, 2016

Posted in Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

The Hong Kong Director of Audit issued Audit Commission Report Number 66 on the 5th of April and has made recommendations, which the government has accepted, to change certain aspects of how ImmD undertake their duties. The Report is a mine of information (and runs to 86 pages long) but here follow some of the changes afoot: […]

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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – August 2014

August 30th, 2014

Posted in Investment Visas, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Phil took me off the path of immigration on RTHK Radio 3  earlier this week and got me talking about creative disruption and the Hong Kong..

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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – July 2014

July 8th, 2014

Posted in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

Back to see el-Maestro Whelan at RTHK Radio 3 yesterday – in the stinking hot showery weather to boot! Enjoyed my bi-monthly 15 minutes of fame with..

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The Hong Kong Immigration Department Really Are Getting Tougher Across the Board Now…

April 16th, 2014

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

It has taken me 21 years to make this claim…  I have been practicing in Hong Kong immigration advisory matters since 1993. All down those..

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