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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.

Trump to Suspend Temporary Work Visas Until the End of 2020

The United States President, Donald Trump has decided to suspend temporary work visas for foreigners, until the end of 2020 by signing an executive order. Trump's decision will affect H-1B visas, for all those who have been employed in highly specialized fields, H-2 visas for seasonal workers, who do non-agricultural work, H-4 visas for spouses of H-1B visa holders; L-1 Issued to intracompany managers or executives and J-1 visas for scholars and professors. The administration says that [...]

By |2020-06-24T10:14:59+02:00June 23rd, 2020|H1B Visa News Portal, US Visa/Passport News|

Kosovo Nationals Must Present Coronavirus Negative Test Results to Enter Montenegro

Kosovo nationals will be permitted to enter Montenegro only if they prove that they have tested negative for COVID-19, starting from today, June 22, Montenegro’s government has announced on Friday. All persons wishing to enter Montenegro are obliged to present to local authorities the negative result of a PCR test for SARS-CoV-2, obtained in accredited laboratories, VisaGuide.World reports. “States whose residents can enter Montenegro with a negative PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2in accredited laboratories no older than [...]

By |2020-06-22T16:53:09+02:00June 22nd, 2020|Kosovo Visa/Passport News|

US Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Effort to End DACA Immigration Program

The Supreme Court has rejected President Donald Trump's bid to end the legal protection for 652,000 young immigrants who live and work in the United States. Trump administration's decision to put an end to the program was considered "arbitrary and capricious" by the Cheif Justice John Roberts, who wrote the 5-4 majority opinion. Roberts said that "the court did not decide whether Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and its rescission are sound policies," indicating that Trump [...]

By |2020-06-19T15:31:52+02:00June 19th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

Bulgaria and Ecuador Sing Agreement on Visa Facilitation

The Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev and the Ecuadorian Ambassador to Bulgaria Maria del Carmen Gonzalez Cabal have signed an agreement on visa waivers for holders of diplomatic, service and official passports. From now on, Bulgarian and Ecuadorian holders of diplomatic, service and official passports will be exempted from the short-stay visa requirement. Therefore, they will be able to enter, transit, reside or leave for a period not exceeding 90 days within any period of 180 [...]

By |2020-06-17T12:38:07+02:00June 17th, 2020|Bulgaria Visa/Passport News|

More EU Countries Asking Travellers for COVID-19 Negative Test Results

A certificate that proves that persons tested negative for the Coronavirus pandemic upon their arrival on a specific country may be the key for a “safe reopening of the EU borders”. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which infected more than 7,000,000 persons worldwide, a large share of European countries has imposed entry bans and travel restrictions in a bid to stop the further spread of the virus. But when it comes to the lifting of restriction,s some [...]

By |2020-06-10T08:57:28+02:00June 9th, 2020|Schengen Area|

US Plans to Cancel Visas of Chinese Graduate Students

Thousands of Chinese graduate students’ visas may be cancelled by the United States, as President Donald Trump’s administration believes they have links with China’s military. The United States plan could affect 3,000 to 5,000 Chinese students and could be announced as early as this week, VisaGuide.World reports. According to sources of Reuters, Chinese students currently in the United States will have their visas cancelled and will be expelled, while those already outside the United States will not [...]

By |2020-06-01T09:54:57+02:00June 1st, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

Trump Administration Failed to Properly Screen Travelers For Coronavirus

Trump’s administration has failed to effectively screen passengers from Italy and South Korea for COVID-19, while those countries where the epicentre of the disease, House investigators stressed. In March, when Italy and South Korea were hit hard by the deadly virus, Vice President Mike Pence announced that “we are now screening 100 per cent of travellers from those countries for the coronavirus before entering the United States,” VisaGuide.World reports. According to a report released on Thursday by [...]

By |2020-05-15T14:49:08+02:00May 15th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

H-1B Spouses May Continue Working in US

Donald Trump's administration may allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to legally work in the country, as according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) their employment in the US does not mean they are taking jobs from US nationals. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has appealed to a US district court not to put an end to the earlier Obama's law, the  H-4 employment authorisation document (EAD), which allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders to [...]

By |2020-05-11T16:48:32+02:00May 11th, 2020|H1B Visa News Portal|

‘Late’ US Ban on Travelers from Europe Might Have Caused Rapid Spread of Coronavirus

A ‘late’ ban imposed by the United States to travellers coming from Europe could have been fatal for the US Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). In January, just as a large share of countries, the United States as well, turned all eyes on China, when the Coronavirus started to be spread, introducing entry bans and travel restrictions, but at the same time, the virus also started to be spread in the European countries. The US government didn’t impose bans [...]

New Zealand to Introduce New Immigration Bill Allowing Broad Visa Changes

The New Zealand government has decided to introduce a new bill to Parliament, in order to support more efficient visa changes, amid the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). The government has decided to temporarily amend immigration law in an effort to make it more flexible during the Coronavirus crisis, VisaGuide.World reports. According to the Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway, the bill would offer pragmatic solutions, adding that one of the practical challenges is to quickly manage visa changes for large [...]