Britons Will Need a Document for EU Travel Post Brexit

Britons Will Need a Document for EU Travel Post Brexit

The EU has confirmed that citizens of the UK will not need visas to enter any of the EU-member states, but that there will need to apply for, pay and obtain another document for their travel. This document is called the European Travel Information and Authorization System, ETIAS for short. The ETIAS is yet to […]

UK Immigration Rule Changes for 2019

UK Immigration Rule Changes for 2019

The government of the UK took some unexpected steps to change some of the country’s immigration rules. The announcements were made in early December 2018. The new rules and changes to expect in 2019 are as follows: The Innovator Immigration Route Visa will Replace Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa This new visa will focus more on […]

Talented Architects to Get UK Tier 1 Visa Post Brexit

Talented Architects to Get UK Tier 1 Visa Post Brexit

The UK Home Office had announced its plans to issue special visas both to architects who have shown outstanding talent and those with promise in their field to live and work in Britain after Brexit. This will be opened to applicants from the 10th of January, 2019. Effective from then, architects will then be able […]

US Senate Votes to Impose Visa Ban on Chinese Officials

US Senate Votes to Impose Visa Ban on Chinese Officials

The Senate of the United States has passed a significant bipartisan bill to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny journalists, American citizens, and government officials access to Tibet. Tibet is a remote town in the Himalayas and is the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama. In September, the US House of Representatives […]

Chinese Asylum Seekers in Australia Triple in 1 Year

Chinese Asylum Seekers in Australia Triple in 1 Year

Records show that the number of the Chinese who sought asylum in Australia tripled in the past one year. Australia’s Department of Home Affairs revealed that up to 9,315 residents from China migrated to Australia in 2017/2018, seeking asylum. The number of asylum-seekers from China in the previous year had been 2,269, giving a 311% […]

Germany Has Caught up to Britain in Tech-worker Immigration

Germany Has Caught up to Britain in Tech-worker Immigration

The tech sector in the UK sparks a lot of envy from other countries in Europe: it has a teeming number of top-rated startups and more funding than any of its contemporaries in Europe. With Brexit on the brink of happening, policy makers, investors, and entrepreneurs are all keen on finding out what the aftermath […]

UK Passport Drops to 21st Place as Most Powerful Country in the World

UK Passport Drops to 21st Place as Most Powerful Country in the World

The UK passport has lost its position among the top 20 most powerful passports in the world. Currently, it’s occupying the 21st position on the Passport Index. The Passport Index shows rankings of passports of different countries based on the number of countries each passport holder can visit without first requiring a visa. The UK […]

German Consulates in the Middle East Sell Forged German Visas

German Consulates in the Middle East Sell Forged German Visas

Some corrupt officials in some of the German consulates in the Middle East have been discovered to be in collaboration with people who smuggle in illegal immigrants. These officials have been selling forged visas to immigrants who want to move to Germany as asylum seekers. According to the German Der Spiegel weekly which carried this […]

South Africa Introduces New Visa Rules Starting Dec 1

South Africa Introduces New Visa Rules Starting Dec 1

South Africa has introduced some changes to its visa rules which will become effective this month, December 2018. The changes will likely affect tourism and procedures for immigration into the country. This information was revealed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs in its recent publication of regulatory amendments regarding the 2002 Immigration Act. The […]

Foreign Journalists fear Visa Rejection in Hong Kong

Foreign Journalists fear Visa Rejection in Hong Kong

Speaking to The Young Reporter (TYR), a lot of foreign correspondents in Hong Kong have expressed their anxiety over the prospect of the continuity of their stay in Hong Kong after Victor Mallet, the senior editor of Financial Times, had his work visa-renewal application, denied. In other words, the senior editor was not permitted to […]

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