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CDC Announces Negative COVID Test Will Be Needed for Those Traveling to the US from China, Hong Kong and Macau
The US CDC announced new COVID-19 testing requirements for air passengers arriving from China, Hong Kong, and Macau on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. All travelers aged 2 and older must be tested no more than two days before departure and show a negative test result to the operating airline, regardless of nationality or vaccination status, […]
Tennis Star Denied Entry Due to Not Enough Evidence
Many people think that celebrities will get a pass when it comes to immigration, this is just not true. No matter what your status is, people get denied visas or entry to countries every day. Most recently, Tennis star, Novak Djokovic, was denied entry to Australia. The story has been complicated and controversial but we […]
Can I Travel to the United States in 2023?
As of November 2022, there are no COVID-related travel restrictions when traveling to or from the United States. For the past two years, traveling to the United States has been up in the air for many individuals as numerous travel restrictions have been made as the US navigates the COVID-19 pandemic. US officials have stated […]
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What is the T Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Human Trafficking?
T nonimmigrant status is a temporary immigration benefit that allows certain victims of a severe form of human trafficking to stay in the United States for up to four years if they have complied with any reasonable request from law enforcement for assistance in the detection, investigation, or prosecution of human trafficking or qualify for […]
The US Extends Border Crossing Closure for Canadians
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States or Canada! On Wednesday, July 21st, the United States government announced plans to extend the closure of land borders with both Canada and Mexico to August […]
US Temporarily Restricts Visitor Travel from India
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! It was announced that the United States plans on restricting travel to the US from India due to the increased amount of COVID cases in India. […]
Temporary Travel Ban from Numerous Countries to Stop COVID-19 Spread
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! President Biden signed new travel restrictions on Monday, January 26, 2021 to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The temporary ban was created to […]
New US Immigration Policy Based on Communist Party Affiliation
The USCIS issued a new us immigration policy guidance within the USCIS Policy Manual on October 2nd, 2020 that addresses inadmissibility based on membership in or affiliation with the Communist Party or any other totalitarian party. Being affiliated with these parties is inconsistent and conflicting to the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States […]
How Coronavirus Has Impacted International Couples
Coronavirus has taken a huge toll on Americans and foreigners the past 6 months with no end date in sight. As the pandemic and spread of COVID-19 has slowed down, many are still being impacted, especially international couples. In the US, you can find restaurants, stores, and other in-person establishments slowing re-opening by taking precautions […]
No-Blank Policy for US Applicants
Last fall, the USCIS introduced another roadblock modification to the immigration system making it harder for foreign nationals to come to the US. It began rejecting applications unless every single field was filled in, even those that obviously did not pertain to the applicant which is called the No-Blank Policy. No-Blank Policy Immigration lawyers and applicants […]
Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility for US Applicants
Self-sufficiency has long been an important principle to immigration law since our nation’s earliest immigration statutes. Since the 1800s, Congress announced that aliens are inadmissible to the US if they are unable to care for themselves without becoming public charges. On August 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security published a final rule regarding how they determine if someone applying for admission or adjustment of status […]
Need to Enter the US When the Borders are Closed? Get the VisaPlace Entry Package!
Do you want to enter the United States during its travel restrictions during COVID-19? You may be able to! VisaPlace is offering a special Entry Package offer to help you enter the US while its borders are closed. Currently the United States has travel restrictions for many foreigners in efforts to keep the Coronavirus contained. […]
Travel Restrictions Between Canada and US to be Extended
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States or Canada! Both Canada and the United States have settled on a plan to extend the ban on all non-essential travel between the two countries through […]
What is an I-212 Application/Waiver?
Unfortunately for many different reasons, individuals have found themselves in situations resulting in deportation or removal from the United States whether it was intentional or unintentional. The I-212 waiver is available for those foreigners stuck in that type of situation. Essentially, it is an application for permission to reapply for admission into the US. This […]
Is US Immigration Closed?
No, not completely! There are only a couple of immigrant visas programs suspended but only temporarily for 60 days. Most of US Immigration visas and programs are still open! President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he has partially suspended immigration to the United States, with the aim of keeping foreigners out of local jobs during the […]