Around the world, national security and border protection continue to be integral issues in the development of immigration policy. Joined-up government (easily sharing data and intelligence across government agencies and public bodies) is a cross-jurisdictional trend. As ever, immigration practitioners around the world are at the centre of a complex web of political, legal, compliance and regulatory developments. The contributors to this text are leaders in the field. We would like to thank all of the contributors to this latest edition of The Corporate Immigration Law Review for their sterling input.