Category: USA

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

The New US Passport: Next Generation Passport

Travellers awaiting their new or renewed US passport this year may notice some changes in the appearance of their freshly issued travel document American citizens needing to renew their passports or those getting one for the first time will get a document with a brand new look. The US State Department has been rolling out…
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US Federal Mask Mandates on Public Transport Extended

Travellers will have to continue to wear masks when flying commercially and in other transportation hubs, including on buses, ferries and subways. The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will once again extend its face mask requirement however, the agency also stated it is working with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on a framework…
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Malta Risks Losing Visa-Free Travel to the US

Travelling to the United States (US) could get a lot more difficult for citizens of Malta. American lawmakers proposed a bill wanting to ban Malta from the US Visa Waiver Programme, citing the risks that the Maltese citizenship by investment scheme poses for the US. Currently, Malta is one of 40 countries in Europe that…
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Japanese Border Will Open in March But Not For Tourist

The Japanese government is now deliberating over border restrictions after the sixth Covid-19 wave that has hit the country.  “We hope to gradually increase international travel while taking into consideration the infection situation at home and abroad, as well as the demand of Japanese returnees,” Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said at a House of Councillors…
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CDC Eases Face Mask Restrictions But Not On Travel

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention eased its recommendations for a face mask. The new recommendations mean that most Americans can go without wearing a mask. The CDC also debuted a new tool for people to make determinations on when masking may be necessary. “We’re in a stronger place today as a nation with more…
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