Month: September 2020

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Post Study Options: How to Get a Portugal Work Visa After Studies

Portugal is largely a coastal country with abundant gorgeous beaches and scenic landscape. Portugal is traditionally a land of knowledge and innovation. The higher education system went through profound reform when Portugal became a signatory to the Bologna process, aiming to modernise higher learning across the European Union. An education in Portugal offers a wide…
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China Eases Travel Restrictions for Foreign Nationals

China moves on from coronavirus and eases travel restrictions for foreign nationals How China Dealt with the Coronavirus – Timeline of the Coronavirus The central Chinese city of Wuhan, is considered as the epicentre of the outbreak of the coronavirus. On 31 December 2019, China alerted the WHO to several cases of unusual pneumonia in Wuhan.…
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US Visas: State Department Issues Guidance on DV Issuance Priorities

The Green card lottery, also known as the DV program, issues 50,000 immigrant visas annually, based on the results of a random drawing.  The annual Diversity Visa (DV) program run by the Department of State makes available up to 55,000 diversity immigrant visas each year to randomly selected entrants from eligible countries.  The visas…
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Brexit: Spain Protects British Citizens Post-Brexit

Steps Taken to Protect EU Free Movement Rights for British Citizens It’s now just over three months before the United Kingdom officially ceases to be an EU Member. Britons will no longer be EU citizens and the Spanish government signed instructions on the treatment of UK citizens three months ago. There are now procedures that…
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US Travel Update: US Opens Travel from Other Countries

DHS Terminates COVID-related Flight Arrival Restrictions The U.S. Government published an announcement confirming that it will stop requiring the arrivals of international flights to only a certain number of airports in the US. But the reason the decision has been reached is not new. Starting on September 14, 2020, the original restrictions aimed at stopping…
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