Month: September 2021

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Digital Nomad Visa: Malta’s Nomad Residence Permit

The pandemic has disrupted so much from our normal daily work however it has sparked so much interest in remote work. After being isolated at home for months, people are showing a new willingness to travel while working remotely. More professionals are drawn to the advantage of being able to work remotely from anywhere in…
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US Visa Waiver Program: Croatians Can Now Travel Visa-Free to the US

Croatia became the 40th member of the United States Visa Waiver Programme on 28 September. Starting from December this year, Croatians will be able to travel to the United States visa-free for up to 90 days at a time, with only a travel authorisation, for tourism and business purposes. The move has been announced by…
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US International Travel: Unvaccinated Americans Will Face Stricter Rules of Entry

The White House announced last week that it would soon open its doors to foreign travellers vaccinated against the coronavirus, loosening restrictions to global visitors since the pandemic began. The new rules will not only affect foreign nationals travelling to the US. Unvaccinated Americans will find themselves subject to stricter entry requirements upon returning home…
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Brexit: New Visa for Truck Drivers after Chaos and Shortages in the UK

The United Kingdom is undergoing a supply crisis of essential goods due to a shortage of hauliers and truck drivers, prompting the British government to expand its seasonal workers’ scheme to offer temporary visas to meet the shortages from nearby European countries. The British government announced it will deliver over 10,000 temporary visas to lorry…
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US Student Visa: Visa Interview Waiver

Select visa applicants for students, professors, research scholars, short-term scholars, or specialists, may have visa interview requirements waived by consular officers. The US Department of State (DOS) has announced that consular officers can choose to waive the interview requirement for F, M, and academic J-visas. In a statement, the DOS said consular officers were authorised…
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