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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US To Open Diversity Visa Lottery 2024

The US State Department will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery starting Wednesday, 05 October 2022 at noon EDT. Foreign nationals who wish to enter the lottery have until 08 November 2022 at noon EST to file online. The DV lottery program will make up to 55,000…
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Spain Plans To Issue A Digital Nomad Visa

The Spanish government is pushing its plan to offer a digital nomad visa.  This new visa aims to encourage non-European Union (EU) citizens to come to the country and enjoy working in the sun. The law is yet to be passed but the Spanish government is intending to offer lucrative incentives to make the proposal…
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Post-Brexit: Eurostar Decreased Peak Capacity Due To Border Checks

Border checks for British travellers introduced after Brexit have caused Eurostar’s peak capacity to drop by 30 percent. The rail operator is also facing financial pressures in the aftermath of the pandemic and it is also dealing with a shortage of engineers. MP Huw Merriman, chair of the UK’s transport select committee, recently wrote to…
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Finland Blocks Russians From Entering The Country

The Finnish government has decided to restrict the entry of citizens of Russia into the country for tourism purposes. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland announced that entry restrictions for Russians on the country’s eastern border will start applying from 30 September, and emphasised that they will remain in place until further notice. “With…
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US Green Card Validity Extended For 24 Months

The validity of Permanent Resident Cards, known as Green Cards, has been extended to 24 months for lawful permanent residents who file Form I-90, application to replace Permanent Residence Card. On September 28, 2022, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that certain Permanent Resident Cards, also known as Green Card, would automatically be valid…
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