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US Visas - Special international in-transit programs suspended

16:03 02/08/2004
In an effort to safeguard the U.S. and its airspace, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State on Aug. 2 suspended two programs that allow certain international air...

US Congress approves delay on biometric passports

15:42 24/07/2004
The Senate has approved legislation to allow countries whose citizens do not require visas to enter the United States to get an additional year to issue new tamperproof, biometric passports. The bill...

US Green Card Lottery DV 2005 Results Announced

11:51 22/07/2004
The winners of the United States DV-2005 diversity lottery have already been notified by the Kentucky Consular Center. Approximately 100,000 people from countries with low rates of immigration to the...

Foreign Workers to renew H-1B visas abroad

10:30 23/06/2004
The US State Department has recently announced that foreigners working in the US on H-1B visas or other working visas will need to reapply for extensions from overseas once they expire. Previously,...

US - H-1B Cap 25% Full for FY 2005

12:42 18/06/2004
The quota on United States class H-1B work visas for the fiscal year 2005 has already been one-quarter filled. TheAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has just provided anupdate on the H-...

USA and EU disagreement over visas

9:32 27/04/2004
New EU member states will not enjoy visa-free travel to the USA anytime soon unlike the "old" EU member states. Of the 15 current members, only Greek citizens must apply for a visa to travel to the...

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