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What are the current rules for UK travellers in the USA?

February 9, 2022 | News, Travel, US Immigration

No travel is risk-free during the pandemic. Many countries have been going back and forth with rules and restrictions which tends to be a little confusing for travellers. With regards to the USA, most fully-vaccinated travellers can enter the country and will accept any vaccine that has been approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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US Green card requirements for permanent residence

September 16, 2021 | Immigration, News, US Immigration

According to a new Centres for Disease and Control (CDC) prevention order, From 1st October 2021, Green card holders in the US will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid to be able to obtain permanent residence.  As part of the eligibility criteria for permanent residence in the US, a medical test is required.  The

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Trump’s latest restrictions on H1-B visas

On 6th October 2020, the Departments of Homeland Security and Labour Rule published a press release which strikes fresh restrictions on the H1-B visa programme. This updated immigration policy is said to have an impact of great consequence for large tech firms and spark much criticism from companies such as Netflix and Twitter, who sponsor

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Trump’s immigration ban

The Trump administration has added to its current immigration legislation which vehemently denies entry of members from a Communist Party nor totalitarian regimes, both foreign and domestic, to apply for US citizenship. In view of the ‘Hong Kong crisis’, mounting Chinese immigration to the US and the pandemic, this immigration policy is believed to be

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Trump’s Introduction of Tougher Curbs on US Immigration

“We have a moral duty to create an immigration system that protect the lives and jobs of our citizens.”– Donald Trump, President of the United States. On Monday 22nd June 2020, Donald Trump signed an executive order which imposes further immigration restrictions. This is an extension to the current US immigration restrictions implemented just a

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Trump’s COVID-19 Policy: Temporary Suspension of US Immigration

On Monday 20th April 2020, US President Donald Trump boldly voiced that he would sign an executive order to momentarily halt immigration to the US because of the pandemic. As of Thursday 23rd April, he has officially signed the proposed executive order to temporarily defer approval of green cards. This new policy is to be

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