Lithuania

Immigration to Lithuania increases: who are the immigrants?

Immigration to Lithuania in growing for the fourth month in a row now: more people arrive in Lithuania than leave it. This is to celebrate, but at the same time saddening because only a little […]

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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. […]

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Global LT

Lithuania’s H1 emigration 10,000 above 2016 level

Some 31,731 persons declared emigration from Lithuania in January through June this year, which is a steep increase by about 10,000 persons, from 21,248, year-on-year, Statistics Lithuania said on Monday. […]

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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

Skvernelis proposes immigration fast lane for skilled foreign workers

The Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior has proposed simplifying temporary residence permit procedures for foreigners in an effort to facilitate business development and promote investments in the country. […]