Category Archives: US VISA NEWS

What You Need to Know About the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act

Important New Restrictions For Visa Waiver Program Announced The Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 was officially established as a law on December 18th, just before congress went on holiday. As a result, the Visa Waiver Program now has additional restrictions that affect a portion of applicants who previously met […]

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Tips For A Successful Greencard Re-application

Green Cards for permanent residency provide visitors to the United States with the ability to live in the country as a permanent resident, giving them the ability to earn money and access government services similar to U.S. citizens. However, you can run into issues any time that you’re re-entering the United States, or if you […]

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Express Entry: Determining Your Eligibility to Immigrate to Canada

Are you eligible? Determining whether you can apply under the Express Entry System can be confusing, but here are some of the basics. According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Express Entry is a system put in place to “manage applications for permanent residence under these federal economic immigration programs.” These economic immigration programs include […]

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What the Future Could Hold for US Immigration Technology

The current U.S. immigration system is slow and costly for immigrants and officials alike. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Technological advances, particularly widespread access to the internet, mean that better, faster ways of handling immigration applications are in our future. Setbacks to a Long Overdue System Overhaul As the Washington Post points […]

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Immigrating to the US to Start a Business? Read This First

You’re an entrepreneur, and there’s no better place to start a business than in the land of freedom and plenty – the US. At least, that’s what many people think. However, the reality is more complicated. There are a number of visa categories available to people who want to start their own business, although most […]

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How the US’ Immigration Paper Jam Could Cost You Months or Even Years

Are you trying to immigrate to the US, but have been waiting for months or even years? Like a number of other Western countries, the US is experiencing an enormous backlog of immigration applications. Read on to learn why this paper jam is affecting your application. The Scope of the Problem Since 2005, the US […]

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Changes are coming to the U.S. visa waiver program

The Paris attacks on November 13th, 2015 has caused for a close examination of the visa waiver program in the United States. The amendments to the visa waiver program will benefit the program which is thought to already have a positive impact on the U.S. economy. The amendments include the tightening of rules and the increase in sharing […]

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Renouncing Your U.S Citizenship

  Thinking of renouncing your U.S citizenship? Since the 1960’s, U.S citizenship laws have changed – simply voting in a foreign election would automatically revoke a person’s status. While certain laws have made revoking status a bit complicated, this has not impeded people to expatriate. There are many reasons why you may choose to do […]

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US Visa Waiver Program Under Scrutiny

As recently reported by International Business Times, lawmakers in the United States are set to review the US visa waiver program that has been in place for nearly 30 years, due to the current foreign fighter threat. As it stands, the US Waiver Program allows visitors from various participating countries to travel to the United States without a […]

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How New US Visa Requirements Will Hurt Venezuela Tourism

As recently reported by UPI, Venezuela tourism industry could be hurt thanks to the new US visa requirements. The new development could lead to a 10% decline in tourist numbers. Ongoing tension between the two governments has meant that the country has been left behind in terms of tourism – and is in fact, the only country on the planet […]

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