Month: March 2021

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Travel: Calls for Timeline To Reopen International Travel

The US borders have been closed to so many people for a year now. The US Travel Association and 26 other organizations in the tourism and aviation industry have penned a letter to the White House asking the administration to partner with them to “develop…a risk-based, data-driven roadmap to rescind inbound international travel restrictions.” Leaders…
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Spain Travel Update: UK Ban Lifted

The Spanish government has announced that it is lifting the ban on air and sea arrivals from the United Kingdom that had been in place since December in a bid to contain the spread of a new coronavirus variant.  The UK entry ban will last only until 30 March. Passengers traveling to Spain from the…
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British Government Considering ‘Traffic Light’ System for Foreign Travel

Weeks before the possible restart of international travel from the UK, concern has been intensifying about the wisdom of allowing international holidays this summer. Due to increasing infection rates across Europe, opposing views are aired by epidemiologists and the travel industry in allowing people to travel in the coming weeks. The UK Government is looking…
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US Land Borders With Canada, Mexico Extended Again

The U.S. government has announced that the country’s land borders with North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month, through April 21 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Homeland Security reiterated that the goal of the extended border closures is to limit the…
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Croatia to Join Schengen Zone by Second Half of 2024

In four years, Croatia successfully completed the Schengen evaluation procedure. It is reasonable to expect that Croatia would join the Schengen Zone by the second half of 2024, the country’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković stated. The Prime Minister emphasized that by that time, besides the Schengen Zone, Croatia would also be part of the Eurozone.…
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