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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Schengen Countries with the Most Short-Term Visa Applications in 2023 

Non-EU nationals residing in the United Kingdom, whose home countries do not have a visa waiver agreement with the Schengen Area, must apply for a visa to travel to the bloc. As of January 2021, British nationals are subject to immigration rules for third-countries, meaning they can stay a maximum of 90 days within any…
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Simplified EU Single Permit Rules Begin on May 20

On 12 April 2024, the European Council formally adopted the revision of the European Union’s Single Permit Directive, marking a significant step forward in simplifying the migration process for non-EU nationals. The updated directive, which revises the original 2011 version, sets out streamlined administrative procedures for obtaining a single permit that grants both the right…
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UK Rejects EU Youth Mobility Deal

The UK government has decided against striking a post-Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) to facilitate easier living, studying, and working opportunities for young British citizens within the EU. Recently, the European Commission proposed a “youth mobility scheme” for UK citizens aged 18-30, urging EU member states to engage in discussions. However, the UK,…
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Potential Delays in Europe’s Entry/Exit System

The EU Entry/Exit System (EES) has been a source of expectation and alarm for both passengers and authorities, but recent events indicate that its deployment may face yet another delay.  The EES was originally scheduled to launch in May 2022, however, it has been postponed several times, with the latest goal date set for October…
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Schengen Visa: EU Introduces 5-Year Schengen Visas For Citizens of Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia

European Union (EU) announces a new five-year Schengen visa for citizens of Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia boosting travel and strengthening ties between the EU and GCC. The announcement was made by EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, during the opening session of the first high-level Forum on Regional Security and Co-operation between the bloc…
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