Author: kobi

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Trump Cancels Visas for Over 1,000 Chinese Nationals

The United States revoked visas for more than 1,000 Chinese nationals to prevent visa abuse & research Theft under a presidential proclamation. The move denies entry to students and researchers deemed a security risk by the State Department. China has called the moves a violation of human rights. Under a presidential proclamation announced on late…
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Judge Urges Trump Administration to Grant Visas to Green Card Lottery Winners

President Donald Trump’s administration has been ordered by a federal judge in Washington to resume issuing immigrant diversity visas to persons who won them through the Green Card lottery 2020. This is after the Green card procedures were frozen amid the COVID-19 ban on temporary US work visas. The Green card lottery, also known as…
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United States Visas: Couples Re-Unite, US K Visas to Resume Urgently

US Resumes Processing K Visas, as a Priority The United States government has announced that the processing of K visa applications will be resumed with high priority, according to the United States Department of State announcement. K visas are US visas created for international citizens who are married or plan to marry a citizen of…
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England puts Portugal back on the coronavirus quarantine list

Portugal has been placed back on the list of countries from which travellers must quarantine when entering England. This is less than a month after Portugal was placed on the safe list. In line with the UK’s new regional policy, the UK transport minister Grant Shapps confirmed that anybody arriving in England from Portugal, excluding…
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Travel to the US After the Travel Ban: Returning Resident Visas and COVID-19 Travel

With travel restrictions worldwide passing the six month mark and the USA being one of the first countries to instigate a travel ban with its presidential proclamations has meant that US residents were not able to return to the US for six months. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) and Conditional Permanent Residents (CPRs) who are stuck…
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