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Irish J-1 visa applicants will need a job to secure a US visa

17:04 20/11/2015
Charlie Flanagan, Ireland's Minster for Foreign Affairs, has warned Irish students applying for J-1 exchange visitor visas hoping to go to the US in the summer of 2016 that they need to secure a job...

US Visa System almost fully operational

11:45 01/07/2015
The US Department of State issued a press release on 29 June with an update on the US Visa System failures. According to the release, published online at travel.state.gov, all visa-issuing embassies...

US Visa backlog as computer crash hits Embassies

12:01 30/06/2015
Over 700,000 US visas have been delayed due to ongoing computer problems at United States Embassies around the World. US Visa Biometric system down On June 7th the US visa and passport system went...

Qatar World Cup: Migrant workers unpaid for a year

10:09 01/09/2014
An investigation by a UK newspaper has made the claim that many of the migrant workers who are building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar live in squalid conditions and many are not...

Modi 'will be issued US A-1 visa' after Indian election victory

19:05 19/05/2014
The US State Department says that Narendra Modi will be issued a US A1 visa as the new prime minister of India after his landslide victory in the Indian election. Mr Modi has previously been denied a...

Increase in US visitor visas applications from Brazil, China, and Mexico

19:23 19/07/2012
The US State Department has announced that it has already processed more than 1 million visas in China this year, a 43 percent increase over the first six months of fiscal year 2011. Visa...

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