Shkurta Januzi

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About Shkurta Januzi

Shkurta Januzi is the News Editor of VisaGuide.World. She is an experienced journalist, content and news editor with an expertise in Traveling, Free Movement, Visas, and Immigration. At VisaGuide.World, she holds the responsibility of providing accurate and relevant news and updates regarding worldwide travel and immigration.

Croatia: We Are on the Verge of Signing a Visa-Free Agreement with US

After Poles started traveling visa-free to the United States of America in November 8, now Croatian officials are claiming that Croatia is also nearing an agreement with the United States for its citizens to travel to the country visa-free for business and tourism purposes. According to the Croatian Daily Newspaper Večernji List, the US and Croatia will finalize important security criteria before this year's end, which will lead to an agreement of visa-free travel between both countries. [...]

By | 2019-12-04T15:00:18+00:00 December 4th, 2019|US Visa/Passport News|

UK Tories: EU Visitors Will Need an Electronic Travel Authorization to Travel to UK Post-Brexit

About a week ahead of the United Kingdom’s general elections set to be held on December 12, the Conservative Party has pledged to introduce a scheme that would oblige nationals of the European Union Member Countries to obtain an online travel authorization in order to enter the UK, given that the Tories win the upcoming elections. According to the Tories, the scheme would resemble the ones several other countries use as the Electronic Travel Authorization System (ESTA) [...]

By | 2019-12-02T17:51:56+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|UK Visa/Passport News|

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin. from Denying Visas to Immigrants Without Health Insurance

A United States judge in Oregon has blocked a proclamation of the Trump administration that intended to reject visa applications to immigrants without access to health insurance, through a preliminary injunction. A proclamation issued in the evening of October 4, by the White House announced that the US President Donald Trump instructed the authorities to stop granting visas to immigrants who would become a “financial burden” to the US healthcare system. The proclamation stated that the US [...]

By | 2019-11-29T10:38:06+00:00 November 29th, 2019|US Visa/Passport News|

New Zealand Updates Its Pathway Student Visa Pilot

The current pilot Pathway Student Visa for New Zealand will go through some changes in 2021 when the program is set to become a permanent visa category. The Immigration Authorities of New Zealand have decided to introduce two new rules into the program, the first of which is for education providers and the second for visa applicants. According to a notice published by Immigration NZ, starting from January 2021, education providers in New Zealand will be eligible [...]

By | 2019-11-27T18:29:19+00:00 November 27th, 2019|New Zealand Visa/Passport News|

DHS Delays Promised Mayor Changes to H-1B Visa Program for the Third Time

The United States Department of Homeland Security has delayed the introduction of a proposal for major changes to the H-1B visa program, for the third time now. Two years ago the agency had promised to implement changes in order to combat “fraud and abuses” to the much sought after H-1B visa which is a non-immigrant visa that enables foreigners to work in the US in specific job positions such as professors, doctors, lawyers, engineers, IT specialists and [...]

By | 2019-11-27T09:52:30+00:00 November 26th, 2019|H1B Visa News Portal|

Trump Administration Grants Almost Half Less Visas to Chinese Nationals

Recent tensed US-China relations, which worsened during the Trump Presidency era, have affected other areas of life in both countries, including Chinese nationals applying for a US visa, for either tourism, business, working or studying, and other types of visas. Ever since Trump came into power as the 45th US President, the number of Chinese passport holders getting a US visa almost halved, as Washington increased attention to who comes to the country and toughened screening procedures [...]

By | 2019-11-25T17:52:34+00:00 November 25th, 2019|China Visa/Passport News|

Immigration New Zealand and Google Take Action Against NZeTA Rip-off Websites

Immigration Authorities of New Zealand will be taking legal actions against third-party websites which have been ripping off travelers to New Zealand by offering them ‘NZeTA visa’ or ‘assistance’ to apply, and charging travelers multiple times more than the actual price of an electronic travel authorization for the island country. Non-official eTA websites started popping all over the internet, only a few weeks after the New Zealand government announced it would launch an electronic system to grant [...]

By | 2019-11-25T12:09:59+00:00 November 25th, 2019|New Zealand Visa/Passport News|

US Deports 150 Indians for Violating Visa Norms or Entering Illegally

The United States has deported about 150 Indian nationals this week, for either violating visa rules or entering the country illegally. A plane from the US that arrived via Bangladesh at the T3 terminal of the New Delhi airport at 6 in the morning on Wednesday, brought the deportees back to India. According to a Delhi airport official these Indians were deported for either being illegal immigrants or for violating visa norms. The deportation follows the one [...]

By | 2019-11-21T13:19:29+00:00 November 21st, 2019|US Visa/Passport News|

Albania May Soon Start Selling Citizenship to Foreign Investors

Shortly after several EU countries refused to start membership talks with Albania and following an initiative of the Western Balkan countries to create their own Schengen Area, now the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama wants to establish a scheme that would enable the country to sell Albanian citizenship to wealthy foreigners willing to invest. PM Rama, who was invited to speak at the Global Citizenship Conference in London held by citizenship advisory Henley and Partners, announced that [...]

By | 2019-11-20T10:33:55+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Albania Visa/Passport News|

Emiratis Can Now Travel to India with a Visa-On-Arrival

Passport holders of United Arab Emirates can now travel to India by only obtaining a visa-on-arrival at an Indian airport, thus becoming the third country, after Japan and South Korea the citizens of which are privileged with such a traveling facility. On Sunday, November 17, India has decided to grant Emiratis with the possibility of entering the country with a visa-on-arrival, in a bid to boost people-to-people contacts and trade relations in addition to strategic ties between [...]

By | 2019-11-18T18:41:36+00:00 November 18th, 2019|United Arab Emirates Visa/Passport News|