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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

British Holidaymakers: Avoid Flying To Portugal In August

Holidaymakers planning to visit Portugal have been issued a travel warning due airport strike this month which can severely affect travel plans. Travellers to Portugal could be subject to delays or flight cancellations at the end of this month after the civil aviation workers from Portugal’s Civil Aviation Workers’ Union (SINTAC) plan industrial action on…
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Hong Kong To Ease Quarantine For Travellers

Government authorities in Hong Kong announced they would ease quarantine restrictions for international travellers visiting the region. In a press conference held on 08 August 2022, Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee stated that the previous seven-day quarantine hotel arrangement would be reduced and will follow a 3+4 format from 12 August 2022.  This means…
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Digital Passport: Finland’s Paper-Free Passport

Finland is eager to trial the use of digital travel documents in cross-border travel becoming the first country in the European Union (EU) to do so. The European Commission has expressed its hope that some member states carry out such pilot projects to accumulate experiences that allow it to present a proposal for implementing digital…
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France Lifted All Covid-Related Restriction For All Travellers

France has officially ended the State of Emergency that was declared in 2022 to combat the Covid pandemic. From 01 August 2022, France is no longer under a State of Emergency, and this means several important changes for travellers. The key difference for holidaymakers is that the end of the State of emergency means the…
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US To Remove Green Card Cap

The United States has proposed a bill that focuses on a skills-based approach for employment-based visas and supports the reduction of immigration backlogs by slowly eliminating the per-country cap over a nine-year period. The Immigration Bill, HR 3648 also called “The Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) ACT of 2022“ was originally…
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