By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Senate in Brazil approved on Tuesday, April 18th, the Nova Lei das Migrações (New Migration Law) which establishes rules for the entry and residence of immigrants in Brazil. Now to go into effect it must be signed by President Michel Temer.

Among the items of the new law is the guarantee of equal status of immigrants to that of Brazilians and access to public health and education services. The law also calls for the issuance of documents that Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here