Category: Americas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Canada Eases Covid-Related Travel Restrictions

Canada has relaxed its travel restrictions since 25 April 2022. The two most important changes apply to vaccinated adults and unvaccinated children.  Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer required to make a quarantine plan in the event they test positive while in Canada. And, children under 11 can skip the pre-arrival Covid test as long…
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When will the US End Pre-Departure Testing Rule

People travelling to the United States are still required to present evidence of a negative Covid test. Many other countries have now scrapped testing requirements, including the UK and key European destinations. There are hopes the US could soon follow suit. US airlines have hinted that the rules could ease in a matter of weeks.…
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CDC Shakes Up Travel Advisory – Removes All Countries From Level 4 Travel Warning List

After months of warning all travellers to avoid a long list of countries because of “very high” COVID-19 levels, the CDC has removed all countries from its “Do Not Travel” list.  The United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it has removed around 90 countries and territories from its ‘Level 4: Do…
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US Mask Mandate On Air Travel Struck Down

A federal judge in Florida has ruled against the Biden administration’s mask mandate for aeroplanes and other forms of public transit, calling it unlawful. US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the national public health agency had exceeded its legal powers in issuing the mandate. Last week, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Italy Opens Doors To Remote Workers And Digital Nomads

Digital nomads will finally have a place in Italy. The Italian government is introducing visas that allow foreigners to spend a year working in Italy. The new visa scheme for remote workers was approved and signed into law on 28 March 2022. This new permit is specifically designed for non-EU ‘nomadi digitali’, or those “who…
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