British ministers Thursday bowed to meat industry demands to allow more abattoir workers into the country as the U.K. grapples with widespread labor shortages. Photo by mali maeder on Pexels.com Environment Secretary George Eustice announced that up to 800 pork butchers will be able to apply for temporary visas allowing them to travel and work in the … Continue reading Abattoir workers wanted in the UK as labor shortages persist
More than 5 million Hong Kongers eligible for UK visas
Thousands of Hong Kongers have already made the sometimes painful decision to leave behind their hometown and move to Britain since Beijing imposed a strict national security law on the Chinese territory last summer. Their numbers are expected to swell to the hundreds of thousands. Some are leaving because they fear punishment for supporting the … Continue reading More than 5 million Hong Kongers eligible for UK visas
Chinese govt closes all borders, even for foreigners with valid visas
Despite the lockdown in Wuhan scheduled to end on 8 April, China on Friday imposed a ban on all international visitors, even if they have visas. "The suspension is a temporary measure that China is compelled to take in light of the outbreak situation and the practices of other countries," the Chinese foreign ministry said in a … Continue reading Chinese govt closes all borders, even for foreigners with valid visas
Nigerian citizens accepted in 44 countries without visas
An update from Henley Passport Index, which was prepared by Henley & Partners, shows citizens of Nigeria can visit a total of 44 countries without visas. Remarkably, Azerbaijan moved up by two positions and ranked 72nd as compared to the previous year’s index. The Henley Passport Index 2018, formerly known as the Visa Restrictions Index … Continue reading Nigerian citizens accepted in 44 countries without visas
Legal reasons a U.S. Immigrant may be deported
The United States President Donald John Trump sparked controversies with his recent executive orders against immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. http://news.images.itv.com/image/file/1230647/img.jpg Although the country's judicial arm of government presented challenges to these laws, here's what every potential traveler must know. The US laws have provisions upon which a green card holder, non-citizens or illegal immigrants … Continue reading Legal reasons a U.S. Immigrant may be deported
100,000 visas revoked since Trump’s Immigration Ban
Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban on seven blacklisted Muslim-majority countries has yielded abundant fruit as the Republican president expected. Since the law was passed one week ago, about 100,000 visas have been canceled, the US State Department confirmed in a statement on Friday. The statement clarified that all revoked travel visas will be differed on a temporary … Continue reading 100,000 visas revoked since Trump’s Immigration Ban
Kuwait announces visa ban of 5 Muslim-majority countries
Kuwait has followed in Donald Trump's footsteps after the country announced visa ban on five Muslim-majority countries. Issuing of visas to these countries - Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Afghanistan, has been suspended. Travelers from the blacklisted countries will have their tourism, trade, and visitor visas canceled or denied, according to an order from the … Continue reading Kuwait announces visa ban of 5 Muslim-majority countries
Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana goes under lock after 10 years
Sounds funny that a fake U.S. embassy would survive ten years in Ghana, right? That just happened, right there in Accra, the capital city. Image shows the fake embassy building in Accra. The criminals who operated this alleged fake embassy specialized in issuing counterfeit visas. The office also charge exorbitant fees for fraudulently issued passports … Continue reading Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana goes under lock after 10 years
Chinese Travelers To Be Issued Visas On Arrival At UAE.
In a move to boost tourism and trade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cabinet in Abu Dhabi has adopted a decision to grant visas for Chinese visitors upon arrival. Image: Dubai UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum made the decision known on Sunday, according to local media. As a global … Continue reading Chinese Travelers To Be Issued Visas On Arrival At UAE.
FlyDubai Crash Update.
The Management of Flydubai is making great efforts to ensure that investigations on the recent plane crash is carried out without delay. A more competent Flydubai team has already left Dubai to join crash investigations after travel visas were issued. All families affected by the crash who are non-Russians has also been provided with visas. The … Continue reading FlyDubai Crash Update.
Good News For China-U.S. Travelers.
China's Foreign Ministry has clarified that a U.S. visitor visa that allows Chinese nationals to enter the country unlimited times within 10 years is still valid. The announcement is in response to media asking if Chinese visas will be affected by the US's recent statement, which requires holders of 10-year visas to update their personal … Continue reading Good News For China-U.S. Travelers.
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