Ukraine demonstration 12 November 2022
US E2 visa offer for rich Russians opposed to Putin war
Comments by Sanwar Ali : Will Grenada in effect make it easier for “anti-Putin” Russians to gain citizenship. Will some of the other requirements such as verifiable source of funds be waived in...
Travellers blast UK visa costs and delays
Overseas travellers have blasted a UK visa system that charges them more than £500 to apply and a further £2.74 to send a follow-up email. Applicants told of their frustration at being asked to pay £...
Revoke US visa waiver eligibility over golden passports
Two American congressman have urged the US House of Representatives to revoke US Visa Waiver Program (VWP) eligibility for countries who sell passports through citizenship by investment. Congressmen...
Romania targets US visa waiver scheme inclusion
Following a recent meeting between Romanian Interior Minister, Lucian Bode, and US Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, Romania has pledged to reduce its US visa rejection rate from 10%...
New scale-up UK visa announced as part of Sunak budget
Britain will attempt to attract top global talent with a new Scale-Up Visa, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced as part of his 2021 budget. The visa is expected to launch in the...
New US work visa for Nigerians denied by government
Sanwar Ali : additional reporting and comments The US government has denied reports of a new type of work visa for Nigerians. The US Mission in Nigeria says that claims about a new US work visa for...