Category: News & Events

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  United States President Donald Trump rescinded entry bans imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic on most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, the United Kingdom and all Schengen member states.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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UK Suspends All Travel Corridors

The UK has made the decision to suspend its travel corridors from 18th January in order to prevent the spread of new variants of Covid-19. The travel corridor closure will be in force until at least 15th February. UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the recent decision in an effort to protect the country…
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US Work Visa to Prioritise Higher Wage Earners

The United States government has once again modified the H-1B visa process. The new regulation will prioritise skills and salary level over the lottery system.  According to an announcement published by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the amendments on the H-1B cap selection process will push employers to offer higher salaries and…
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Brexit: Driving Through the EU & What Has Gone Wrong With Brexit So Far

The United Kingdom’s exit from the EU means British drivers captured by speed cameras on roads in Europe will no longer be sent fines. And those British nationals covered by the Withdrawal agreement, who return to the UK in foreign-registered cars will also avoid fines. As a member of the EU, the United Kingdom had…
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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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