Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Travel Ban to Stay: Europeans and Others Banned in the US

The United States announced on 26 July that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the Delta variant. It was the latest sign that the White House is having to recalibrate its thinking around the coronavirus pandemic as the…
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The UK’s New Amber Plus Country Travel List

Millions of British travellers could face holiday chaos as Greece, Italy, and Spain may be added to the ‘amber plus’ travel list. The British government is said to be concerned about increasing COVID transmission rates across the globe. This means they could put further restrictions on travel abroad, meaning even double jabbed individuals may have…
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USA Blocks Travel from Canada and Mexico

The United States government extended the closure of land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel until 21 August. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the latest 30-day extension just days after Canada revealed it would welcome fully vaccinated US visitors on 9 August for non-essential travel. DHS said the agency is “in…
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France Tightens Restrictions on Unvaccinated: The New French Health Pass

As France is experiencing a sharp rise in infections, the French government is rolling out a compulsory health pass for access to cultural and leisure venues and could later extend to access to restaurants, cafes, bars, and long-distance transport networks. The French health pass indicates that the holder has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In…
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Post Study Work Options: How to Get a Work Visa in Chile After Studies

Chile is in the southern part of South America, between Argentina and Peru. Chile is known around the world for its wonderful landscapes, from the glaciers in Patagonia to the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world.  Chile boasts dramatic mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, and abundant wildlife. It has great skiing in the winter…
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