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Tag: Immigrants

By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of work visas issued to foreigners in Brazil has tumbled 58 percent in the past five years, falling from 61,842 in 2013 to only 25,937 in 2017. Last...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Public Security Minister, Raul Jungmann is expected to spend the day on Thursday in Pacaraima, Roraima to see first-hand the installation and emergency services being provided to Venezuelan...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, is holding a second day of meetings with cabinet members on Monday, seeking a solution to the crisis at the Brazil-Venezuela border after a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Human Rights Minister for Brazil, Gustavo Rocha, travelled to the United States on Saturday (July 14th) on an official mission to assess what is being done to reunite the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, September 23rd, the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio's Museum of Art), in Praça Mauá, Centro, will host the "MAR à tona" project. Aimed at reflecting on the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO 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...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Representatives from Brazil’s Justice Ministry are in the Northern Brazilian state of Roraima this week to assess the situation of the great number Venezuelan immigrants coming over the border in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil signed this week an authorization which gives more than 43,000 Haitian permanent residency in Brazil. According to the authorities, the majority of these immigrants have entered...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government is looking to change the way its immigration policy is oriented towards highly-skilled foreign professionals wanting to work in the country. Some commentators say that Brazil...

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