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Hong Kong Visas From 39,000 Feet @ General Assembly – So Your Application Was Refused?

November 18th, 2014

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On July 10, 2014 I was invited by the good folks at General Assembly to give an overview talk on the opportunities for their foreign national Alumni seeking to remain in Hong Kong after graduating from their excellent programmes. This segment discussed in overview terms what you can do if your Hong Kong visa application was refused […]

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Appealing a Hong Kong Visa Refusal – Video Presentation by the Hong Kong Visa Geeza

August 3rd, 2014

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What can you do if your residence visa application for Hong Kong has been denied? On March 21, 2014 I gave a presentation at the Chinese Club entitled Business Immigration to Hong Kong – A Practical Guide. This segment discusses how you can commence down the path of appealing a decision of the Hong Kong Immigration […]

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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – April 2014

April 18th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 2 responses

Back with Mr Whelan at RTHK Radio 3 yesterday… Phil and I had a good old chat about how Wanchai’s finest are the toast of immigration agencies worldwide yesterday and also a discussion on how things are tightening up down at Immigration Tower. You can listen to our complete discussion here. Phil’s dulcet tones, great interviewing […]

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

April 16th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 3 responses

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 years, I have been asked countless times “is Immigration getting harder?’ and unflinchingly I have answered ‘no’. It has always been my experience that if you have an approvable case […]

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Teaching the Lawyers: Business Immigration to Hong Kong : A Practical Guide (March 21, 2014) – Course Materials For Your Use

March 21st, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 24 responses

Yours truly delivering Business Immigration to Hong Kong : A Practical Guide at the Chinese Club today.   I’ve been doing this about 15 years now. The course is accredited by the Law Society of Hong Kong as part of the Solicitors’ Continuing Professional Development programme. I always enjoy myself when I do this as I […]

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** Cheeky Plug For Video Cha Cha! **

March 14th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Resource, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / No responses

Hey, if you’ve got an audience, you should use it occasionally, right? Thought you might  be interested in the other project we’re involved in. I have learned that recording your intellectual capital in this way creates an asset that just keeps on giving. Let me know if you’d like our team to do it for you too […]

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CPD Course: Business Immigration to Hong Kong – A Practical Guide (March 21, 2014) SOLD OUT

March 13th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 2 responses

I’m really looking forward to delivering this programme as it’s been a while since the last one… The March 21, 2014 CPD programme where I teach the lawyers all the stuff I know about Hong Kong business immigration is all sold out. If you’ve missed out this time not to worry as an overflow programme […]

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Interview: Has Hong Kong’s Effort to Forge a Particular Social Fabric Through the Constructs of its Immigration Policy Been Successful Do You Think?

March 11th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 7 responses

On June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences practicing immigration here over the last 20 years. We covered a great deal of ground in the 90 minutes we spent together and over the next few weeks I will be posting the interview […]

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What Are the Obligations of an Employer to a Prospective Employee When an Application for a Hong Kong Work Visa Has Been Refused?

January 16th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals / 4 responses

Foreign nationals seeking to work in Hong Kong have a lot of stake in an employment visa application so when it doesn’t work out positively where does that leave their proposed relationship? QUESTION Hi, After the recruitment process in a multinational company in Hong Kong, they decided to employ me, so I signed the offer […]

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Interview: Do You Think the Relatively Low Number of Foreigners Coming to Live and Work in Hong Kong is Due to it Being Hard to Get a Visa?

January 13th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes / 12 responses

Coming to live and work in Hong Kong – on June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences practicing immigration here over the last 20 years. We covered a great deal of ground in the 90 minutes we spent together and over the […]

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