Immigration Law 2019 Expert Guide, France Chapter

Chapter on France, published in ”Immigration Law 2019 Expert Guide”, published by CorporateLiveWire, p. 12-14, 2019, United Kingdom.

New Immigration Law Would Ease Some Visa Requirements for Foreign Professionals

Karl Waheed Avocats, in an interview for Bloomberg BNA, presents the main contributions to corporate immigration of the new law for a “Managed Immigration, an Effective Right of Asylum, and Successful Integration”.

Reproduced with permission. Published Sept. 21, 2018. Copyright 2018 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <>


Corporate immigration: an order may simplify the work permit system

Karl Waheed Avocats, in an interview for actuEL RH, presents the main contributions to corporate immigration of the new immigration law.

Dual Citizenship Report

As a top tier specialized law firm in France, Karl Waheed Avocats is pleased to have been selected to contribute to the Dual Citizenship Report.

The Dual Citizenship Report is a definitive guide to Dual Citizenship based on the legislation different in the numerous countries throughout the European Region through a collaboration of over 30+ European Law firms.  The report was compiled and edited by our Maltese partners, Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates and can be found on the, which offers the report on an interactive platform, making it more widely accessible.

Our firm has contributed to the France chapter, where we outlined the most recent developments in the legislation on the different ways of acquiring citizenship in our jurisdiction as well as the possibility or lack thereof of holding dual citizenship.

We are pleased to form part of this comprehensive legal analysis and we look forward to further contributions and updates.

The EU-Canadian Trade Agreement CETA’s Impact on French Immigration

CETA creates several new categories of temporary workers who are allowed to enter the EU market via service contracts between Canadian and European corporations. These temporary workers must remain on their Canadian payroll, and are limited in the duration of their stay in the EU.

At present, CETA changes very little for a Canadian businessperson hoping to work in France. Although CETA has provisionally entered into effect, France has yet to act on the newly-created categories of temporary workers who are entitled to visa to work in France.