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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.

US Court Annulled Two H-1B Regulations Suggested by Trump Administration

A US District Court has abolished two H-1B visa regulations, suggested by President Donald Trump’s administration, which would impede companies from hiring international employees. The administration of President Trump planned to impose these regulations on December 7. However, they have been opposed by a large number of universities, research organizations, businesses and other organizations from the start, VisaGuide.World reports. Trump’s administration introduced the new changes in October, as interim final rules without previous notice or public comments, [...]

By |2020-12-03T10:45:23+02:00December 3rd, 2020|H1B Visa News Portal|

UK Opens Visa Applications Under Its New Post-Brexit System

Internationals who wish to continue to live in the United Kingdom, after December 31, 2020, will have to fill an online application, as the post-Brexit points-based visa and immigration system has opened its doors for applicants from yesterday December 1. According to the UK’s Home Office, applicants for the new Skilled Worker Visa, are permitted to apply to live and work in Britain, from January 1, 2021, when the UK is officially outside of the European Union, [...]

By |2020-12-02T15:06:16+02:00December 2nd, 2020|UK Visa/Passport News|

Trump Could Stop Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order

Current US President Donald Trump's administration could terminate birthright citizenship during his last weeks in the office, before Biden's administration takes over. The birthright citizenship policy enables every person who is born in the United States to obtain US citizenship immediately, even though their parents may not have US citizenship, VisaGuide.World reports. Trump's administration is trying to rush the halt of birthright citizenship, among other immigration actions, before it departs the White House. The legality of birthright [...]

By |2020-11-24T17:35:24+02:00November 24th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

UK Extends Visas for Over 6,000 Health Workers to March 2021

More than 6,00 health workers who are helping persons to treat persons affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom, can continue to do so until March 31, 2021, after the UK's government has decided to extend their visas for free. The Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that doctors as well as nurses, paramedics, midwives, psychologists, and occupational therapists would benefit from the latest decision, together with a large number of persons who are helping the [...]

By |2020-11-23T10:39:38+02:00November 23rd, 2020|UK Visa/Passport News|

USCIS: H-2B Cap for First Half of Fiscal Year 2021 Has Been Reached

The congressionally mandated cap on H-2B visas has been officially reached for the first half of the fiscal year 2021, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced through a statement. The final receipt date for new cap-subject for H-2B petitions requesting an employment start date before April 1, 2021, was November 16, 2020, VisaGuide.World reports. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services also revealed that it would reject new cap-subject H-2B petitions received after November [...]

By |2020-11-20T14:21:13+02:00November 20th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

DHS Wants to Limit Work Permits for Internationals With Final Orders of Removal

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) wants to limit discretionary work authorizations for internationals who receive final orders of removal and who have been released from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) custody, temporarily, through an order of supervision (OSUP). The proposal has been announced by the USCIS and has been planned as an effort to protect American workers, as well as to strengthen immigration enforcement, VisaGuide.World reports. “Authorizing employment benefits to aliens who have [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:27:35+02:00November 18th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

UAE Adds More Professions to Its List of Internationals Eligible to Apply for Golden Visa

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have announced that they will expand their Golden Visa program, by permitting internationals engaged in more certain professions, to obtain 10-year residency. The decision was announced on Sunday, by UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum. It includes holders of doctorate degrees, medical doctors, as well as computer, programming, electronics, electrical and biotechnology engineers, VisaGuide.World reports. UAE's Vice President said that the move will also include all persons who have [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:16:31+02:00November 16th, 2020|United Arab Emirates Visa/Passport News|

US Risks Losing 9.2 Million Jobs By Year’s End Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

The United States' travel and tourism sector risk losing a total of 9.2 million jobs by the end of this year if the worldwide imposed travel bans remain in place, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed. The estimation comes after WTTC's recent economic modelling, which has been mainly focused on the impact of the current Coronavirus disease on the travel and tourism sector, which is among the most affected ones by the deadly virus, [...]

By |2020-11-16T10:40:34+02:00November 16th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

Oman to Lift Visa Requirements for Citizens of 100 Countries

Oman will lift visa requirements for internationals of 100 countries, according to the announcement of the Ministry of Finance. The decision is included in Oman's mid-term Fiscal Plan 2020-2024, VisaGuide.World reports. "In the context of supporting tourism and attracting foreign tourists to visit the Sultanate, citizens of more than 100 countries will be exempted from the visa requirement," Oman's Ministry of Finance has announced. According to the Ministry of Finance report, 100 future beneficiaries of the current [...]

By |2020-11-05T11:21:29+02:00November 5th, 2020|Oman Visa/Passport News|

SPJ: Journalist Visa Restrictions Proposed by DHS to Affect US Media Abroad

The restrictions on international journalists proposed by the government of the United States would limit the international press to report news and cover events in the US, according to the President of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Matthew Hall. SPJ’s President has also emphasized that the restrictions could seriously affect the operations of the United States media aboard, VisaGuide.World reports. The latest proposals of the Department of Homeland Security have been vehemently denied by SPJ, which [...]

By |2020-11-02T15:01:51+02:00November 2nd, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|