Svetlana Naumcik from iLaw
Opinion

Refusals in extension of a residence permit in Lithuania. Causes and consequences.

Since 2017, amendments to the law of the Republic of Lithuania “On the Legal Status of Aliens” have come into force. Despite the fact that new immigration rules have established preferential terms for technological start-ups that are at an early stage of their development with a scalable and innovative product or business model, now it is more difficult to obtain a residence permit based on legal activity in Lithuania than before. […]

Mantvydas Bekešius
CORPORATE

Lithuania expresses concern to UK over attack on Lithuanian home in Northern Ireland

A Lithuanian vice-minister of foreign affairs spoke with the UK‘s Minister of State for Immigration Robert Goodwill regarding the attack on a Lithuanian home in Northern Ireland. According to a Foreign Ministry statement, Vice-Minister Mantvydas […]

CORPORATE

Labour relations and skills shortages ‘main obstacles to economic growth’

Inflexible labour relations and the absence of any immigration policy are the major obstacles to Lithuania’s economic growth, the country’s biggest employer association believes. The Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists has drafted a report on business […]

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Global LT

The success story of a Spaniard in Lithuania

Meet Luis Velasco from Spain. He came to Lithuania, fell in love with Vilnius and looked for his dream job. He was fearless about changing positions despite not knowing the language and settled down in the cold north while everyone else dreamed of never-ending sunshine. Velasco is a Spanish visual director who has now spent more than a year and a half in Lithuania. […]

Society

Lithuania records dramatic spike in emigration last year

Emigration from Lithuania last year grew over 20% against 2014, according to the country’s statistics office. Meanwhile the number of arrivals dropped by a tenth. […]