The pandemic has made migrants extra weak. Portugal stands out with help measures

The pandemic has made migrants more vulnerable.  Portugal stands out with support measures

On the peak of the pandemic, in mid-December 2020, 111,000 covid-19 measures had been in place all over the world, from journey restrictions to necessary pre-departure testing or quarantine upon arrival. Vacationers and migrants, in addition to firms, have confronted challenges that international locations have needed to take care of at three completely different factors: … Read more

SEF to name 22,000 immigrants with residency purposes filed by 2019

SEF to call 22,000 immigrants with residency applications filed by 2019

The Service for Foreigners and Borders (SEF) is clearing lists of expired residence allow processes, the oldest purposes being 4 years outdated. Immigrants who expressed “curiosity” in 2017 and 2018 and confirmed their appointment (2302 folks) handed the primary stage. One other 19,500 folks have been notified since 2019 and begin calling in 2020. The … Read more

The SEF will schedule the issuance of the residence allow and monitor the applying course of.

The SEF will schedule the issuance of the residence permit and monitor the application process.

The federal government will change the type of scheduling the issuance of residence permits to immigrants. The Service for Foreigners and Borders (SEF) will itself schedule interviews upon completion of the method and in accordance with the order of requests. This was a requirement of associations that assist communities and as a option to keep … Read more

Pedro Gois. ″If not for immigration, the state of affairs in Portugal can be a lot worse″

Pedro Gois.  ″If not for immigration, the scenario in Portugal would be much worse″

2021 was the 12 months with the fewest births in Portugal since there are information. In a 12 months nonetheless closely marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, the beginning fee hit an all-time low with fewer than 80,000 born. It is the information from the Nationwide Statistical Institute (INE) that torments mayors and governments as a … Read more

The shortage of immigrants is likely one of the causes for the labor scarcity

The lack of immigrants is one of the reasons for the labor shortage

Whereas the unemployment fee is at 6.1%, the bottom in years, and employment is recovering from the pandemic disaster, there are indicators of labor shortages in a number of sectors corresponding to tourism, restoration or development. In keeping with Joao Sereheira, a professor on the College of Minho’s Division of Economics, the labor scarcity will … Read more

Pedro Gois. ″If not for immigration, the state of affairs in Portugal could be a lot worse″

Pedro Gois.  ″If not for immigration, the scenario in Portugal would be much worse″

2021 was the yr with the fewest births in Portugal since there are data. In a yr nonetheless closely marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, the delivery price hit an all-time low with fewer than 80,000 born. It is the info from the Nationwide Statistical Institute (INE) that torments mayors and governments as a result of … Read more

Pedro Gois. ″If not for immigration, the situation in Portugal could be a lot worse″

Pedro Gois.  ″If not for immigration, the scenario in Portugal would be much worse″

2021 was the 12 months with the fewest births in Portugal since there are information. In a 12 months nonetheless closely marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, the delivery fee hit an all-time low with fewer than 80,000 born. It is the information from the Nationwide Statistical Institute (INE) that torments mayors and governments as a … Read more

Immigrants donate over a billion euros to social security

Immigrants donate over a billion euros to social security

JN / Agencies December 18, 2021, 04:01 PM Immigrants in Portugal contributed more than 1 billion euros in social security contributions in 2020 but received only 273 million euros in social benefits, according to a statistical report from the Migration Observatory. One of this report’s 2019 and 2020 metrics shows that “like other social phenomena, … Read more

The number of golden visas is decreasing and the investor country is changing

The number of golden visas is decreasing and the investor country is changing

The allocation of residence permits for investment in Portugal, the so-called golden visas, has been declining since 2018. And this year the numbers fluctuate from month to month, but are always lower than those recorded three years ago. Restrictions imposed by the pandemic, changes in legislation, delays in the provision of services and competition from … Read more

SEF removed from Homeland Security. PSP and GNR create service for border control and immigration

SEF removed from Homeland Security.  PSP and GNR create service for border control and immigration

To abolish the Aliens and Borders Service (SEF), redistribute powers and create a new service, the Ministry of the Interior (MAI) prepared and presented a total of five diplomas at a meeting of secretaries of state this week. Four Proposed Amendments to the Laws to be Voted in Parliament and a Draft Decree-Law Establishing a … Read more