Category: Coronavirus

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Trump lifts travel ban, Biden says no

On 1th January, the White House formally announced the end of a travel ban that restricted entry into the USA from certain countries.  United States President Donald Trump rescinded entry bans imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic on most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, the United Kingdom and all Schengen member states. Starting at midnight…
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Canada, USA and Mexico – Land Border Closure Extended

It’s been almost nine months since the land border between the US, Canada and Mexico has been shut and crossings were limited to essential travel only due to the global pandemic.  On January 12, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced another 30-day extension of the closure of Canada’s border with the United States. Canadian border…
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UK: No Test, No Entry and Bans South America and Portugal

The global coronavirus situation remains elusive and rapidly developing. Amidst the record high cases in England, the British government has announced that it will impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing for everyone travelling to England from 18th January 2021. The British government is also banning travel from the whole of South America and Portugal amid concerns over…
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COVID-19 Test Required for Travel to the US

As we continue to battle with the global pandemic and as cases surge with the new coronavirus variant, the United States has issued travel rules. International passengers traveling to the US will now need negative COVID-19 test results before they can enter the country. Effective January 26, travellers arriving on an international flight will need…
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UK goes to a new national lockdown as cases surge

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 4th January ordered England into a new national lockdown to contain a surge in coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm parts of the health system before a vaccine programme reaches a critical mass. The announcement came just hours after the government hailed Britain’s success in becoming the first country…
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