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US - Homosexual refugee wins asylum in the United States

9:17 07/12/2004
A homosexual Nigerian man who fled his native country last year andwas held for 11 months while he awaited asylum in the United States haswon the right to stay. The Nigerian fled to America after an...

US - Class Action Suit Over Green Card Delays

17:19 21/10/2004
A federal judge has granted class action suit status, nationwide, to a lawsuit aginst U.S. immigration officials for stalling green card applications. Thousands of immigrants are now able to...

EU/US – EU wants visa free travel for all its members

11:38 21/10/2004
EU officials met recently with their U.S. counterparts to discuss an extension of the US Visa Waiver Program, which at the moment allows nationals from 15, mainly western EU members, of the 25 member...

Changes to passport requirements for entry to the US

15:41 12/10/2004
Starting Oct. 26 this year, each person wishing to visit the United States must have either a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and a visa waiver form or a valid visa issued by U.S. authorities before...

USCIS Reaches FY2005 Cap for H-1B Applications

10:40 01/10/2004
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has received its congressionally-mandated limit for H-1B applications for FY2005. No more H-1B applications subject to the FY2005 cap will...

Incoming Visitors to US Face Heightened Security Checks

10:16 01/10/2004
Entry points across the US have begun 'biometric' security checks on business travellers and vacationers entering the country. This new security measure, in which the incoming traveler is...

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