Category: Americas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Delays REAL ID Until 2025

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on 05 December it would delay the implementation of the REAL ID rules for another two years. Enforcement of the Real ID rule has been repeatedly delayed since the original 2008 deadline.  The program, which was to begin in May 2023, will now not go into…
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US State Department Addressed Excessive US Visa Waiting Time

At a briefing, the US Department of State responded to criticism that wait times have been too long and have harmed workers, families, and companies.  The delays for visa applications have gone up due to reduced workforce and coronavirus-related restrictions in operations since March 2020. The US department cited data showing improvement stating that “The…
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Brazil’s Digital Nomad Visa

The idea of packing a bag and moving to the other side of the world is very tempting, especially after travel restrictions brought on by the pandemic. Different countries invite remote workers to visit their shores with special digital nomad visas that allow longer stays than the typical 90-day tourist visa. If you’re able to…
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Highest Ranked European Universities For 2023

According to the 19th annual edition of The Times Higher Education ranking, 36 of the Global Top 100 universities will be in Europe. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is a popular listing published annually, which in 2023 includes 1,799 universities from 104 countries and regions.  The Times Higher Education ranking has become a…
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EU Warning: ETIAS Not Yet Operational

Countries required to use Etias have been warned of fraud opportunities around the upcoming Etias European visa waiver. ETIAS will allow visitors from visa-waiver countries to freely travel through 30 European countries for up to 90 days for tourism, transit, or business.  The travel waiver doesn’t come into effect until November 2023, however, some scammers…
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