A team within the [Brazilian] President’s Office has been assigned to consider alternative visa and immigration policies, says Globo, quoted by Observing Brazil. A spokesman, Ricardo Paes de Barros, ventures
Now that Brazil is an island of prosperity in the world, there are a lot of good quality people who want to come here.
Paes admits that Canada and Australia are the models that Brazil seeks to emulate.
Greg Michener goes on to describe his own “kafkaesque” journey through the immigration process.