Relocation News and Trends

NuCompass keeps you up to date with the latest relocation trends and mobility news.


It’s Peak Season for Relocation

Peak Season for relocation activity occurs between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Each year, we prepare through capacity planning with our van line supplier partners for all core services. So, what do we expect for this summer? Both cost and activity are likely to rise.

Immigration Restrictions Update

As detailed in the excerpt below from ERC’s Government Affairs, there are ongoing developments that will potentially impact employee global mobility. On 1 June 2017, the US Department of Justice petitioned the US Supreme Court to hear arguments on the President’s executive order(s) to implement restrictions on immigration into the US and the subsequent blocking of the order by the lower courts.

Immigration News Update

Our partners at Fragomen provided the following update on global immigration news for the week of May 19-25, 2017:

In United States immigration news, a federal appeals court upheld a lower court’s injunction against the Trump Administration’s entry ban against nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

In Germany, the government has ratified the EU Intracompany Transferee Directive and the Directive on Students and Researchers. Laws implementing the directives will take effect on August 1.

Industry Updates for The Americas

Worldwide ERC® recently provided the following industry updates for The Americas:

Government Affairs Community Update: Worldwide ERC's latest update includes a report on NAFTA and tax reform, along with mobility industry impact statements. Navigate to the most recent Government Affairs Community Update.

EMEA and APAC Updates

Worldwide ERC® recently provide the following global updates for the EMEA and APAC regions:

Global Immigration News – August 30, 2016

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Global Immigration Update – June 7, 2016

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Global Immigration News – April 18, 2016

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Global Immigration Update – February 24, 2016

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Global Immigration Update – January 22, 2016

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