Category: Americas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Unlock The Secrets of Happiness Courtesy of Finland

Finland has been named the happiest country in the world for the sixth time. The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network has just released the “World Happiness Report 2023,” and Finland has claimed the number one spot. The report takes into account numerous variables, including income, mental and physical health, and societal generosity. The Nordic…
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Manchester To Start Charging Tourists for Visiting

Manchester will soon become the first UK city to charge a tourist tax. From 1 April, tourists to Manchester staying overnight in a city centre hotel or holiday apartment can expect to pay a new tourist fee of £1 per night, per room. Visitors to the northwestern city who stay will be charged £1 per…
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US Passport: Overwhelming Demand Results in Longer Processing Time

As the summer travel season approaches have resulted in higher demand for US passports.  An increase in demand for passports has led to longer processing times, delays, and backlogs. If you’re planning an overseas trip that’s only a couple of months away, you need to ensure that your passport is still valid. On 24 March,…
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Georgia Digital Nomad Visa: Living and Working Remotely in Georgia

In the past years, digital nomads have become increasingly popular as more people look to work remotely while travelling the world.  In 2020, Georgia introduced their digital nomad visa, calling it “Remotely from Georgia”. The Georgia Digital Nomad Visa (DNV) is a unique opportunity for remote workers to live and work in one of the…
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Canada Extends Expiring Post-Graduate Work Permits

International graduates with work permits that have recently expired or are about to expire will be entitled to remain in Canada for an additional 18 months. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on 17 March 2023 that international students with post-graduation work permits (PGWPs) expiring in 2023 will be eligible for an additional 18-month…
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