Month: January 2021

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

USA: Dreamers’ Proposed Pathway to Citizenship

U.S President Joe Biden is promising sweeping immigration reforms on day one of his administration to undo the previous administration’s divisive U.S. immigration policies but he warns that it will take time. The new U.S. administration proposed broad changes that will impact immigration law across the board if passed by the US Congress. Under the…
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France Travel Update: Mandatory COVID-19 Test for All

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to cast havoc to travel, new border controls went into force in France on January 24th, as part of a massive effort to contain the spread of Covid-19 and avoid another nationwide lockdown. The increasing rates of daily infections, hospitalisations and coronavirus related deaths fuelled fears that France may need…
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How to Apply for a Greece Schengen Visa for UK Residents

Home to more than 60 inhabited islands that are surrounded by jet blue seas and covered in dainty white buildings, Greece’s attractions range from its idyllic beaches and striking mountain ranges to its many historical attractions, some dating back as far as for millennia. The greatness of Greece is perhaps best represented in the fact…
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Brexit: EU-wide ban for UK

Coronavirus continues to ravage European countries with record daily numbers. The EU has become increasingly concerned by the more contagious variants circulating around the continent. The European Commission has proposed creating new “dark red zones” which would be subject to tight travel restrictions whilst Europeans have been “strongly discouraged” from all but essential travel within…
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Australia: International Travel for Australians Unlikely in 2021

Australians are unlikely to travel internationally this year, even if a large number of the population is vaccinated, Health Department Secretary Brendan Murphy has said. International border could also remain closed for the rest of the year. Professor Murphy, who was the chief medical officer at the beginning of the pandemic, said he thought the…
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