Colorado Sen. Udall questions visa program criticized as hurting US workers
The Democrat wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton this week asking her to outline what steps the department has taken to end misuse of the J visa program that has more than 350000 foreign workers in US jobs. The J visa program was created ...
Minister denies gran ban plan
Mrs Jefferson came to Tasmania from the Isle of Wight on a 12-month tourist visa after her health deteriorated last year. She then applied for permanent residency under a contributory parent visa, but her application was denied. ...
Prokhorov Touts Euro, Visa-Free Travel
The Moscow Times
By Alexander Bratersky Visa-free travel to Europe and replacing the ruble with the euro will be two campaign pledges for the pro-business Right Cause in the State Duma elections, its billionaire leader Mikhail Prokhorov said Thursday. ..
Fight Over Jerusalem in the Pages of a Passport
The specific case is a narrow one: An American couple, Naomi and Ari Zivotofsky, sued the State Department in 2004 to put “Jerusalem, Israel” in the passport of their son Menachem, born in 2002 in Shaare Zedek Hospital in west Jerusalem. ...
* Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 32 percent in July
Aug 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has recorded a 32.3 percent increase in tourist arrivals to the country in July this year in comparison to the corresponding period last year. Since the end of the war in May 2009, ...
Faster visa process for Chinese visitors welcomed
New Zealand Herald
By Owen Hembry The tourism industry is welcoming moves to make visa applications easier for the fast growing number of Chinese visitors. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has appointed VFS Global Services as a collection agent for visa applications from ...
Visa delays RP Singh's arrival in England
Birmingham: Fast bowler Rudra Pratap Singh, who has been named to replace Zaheer Khan in the Indian squad currently touring England, is yet to reach England - thanks to a delay in obtaining thevisa. Zaheer Khan is one of the three Indian players ruled ...
Japan asked to give Thaksin entry visa
Newly appointed Foreign Minister Surapong Towijakchaikul has asked Japanese authorities to issue a special entry permit to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra who plans to visit Japan later this month, the Kyodo News Agency reports. ...
The Brit who did so much for Israel's tourist industry
It is almost ironic that David Lewis, the British entrepreneur who did so much to boost Israel's tourist industry and the nation's economy, should die at a time when there are protest demonstrations throughout the country demanding social justice and ...
1300 Pakistanis missing in last 3 years
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Nearly 1300 Pakistani nationals went missing over the past three years after their visa expired, government said on Wednesday. The home ministry said it had introduced an online system of sharing information by various agencies for better ..
London riots: tourist attractions 'unaffected'
East Coast Radio
Main tourist centres around London haven't been affected by the riots that gripped areas in and around the British capital since Saturday. The UK High Commission in South Africa has also told Newswatch that transport has been largely unaffected by the ...
Advice on Lodgement Time for Australian Travel Visa Applications
US Migration Expert
According to this announcement, the holiday period from December to January usually sees a vast amount of sponsored family visitor visa applications lodged to the DIAC. Therefore, potential applicants who wish to travel to Australia to take a holiday ...
Taiwan welcomes free online Hong Kong visa services
The Hong Kong government annouces free online visa application services to Taiwanese travelers Aug. 10. (CNA) Taiwan welcomes the proposal by the Hong Kong government to launch free onlinevisa services for Taiwanese intending to travel to the special ...
Missing Tourist Shows Up with Op-Ed in North Korean Newspaper
By Max Read
Hey, has anyone seen Dutch stamp collector Willem van der Bijl? He went to North Korea in July to buy some of the country's stamps, and his family hasn't heard from him since. Oh! There he is! In the Pyongyang Times, ...
Surge in tourist arrivals to drive travel and tourism sector's ...
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) forecasts that travel and tourism will contribute $1.93bn to Oman's total GDP this year, driven by strong tourist arrivals to the Sultanate. The nation's...
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American Visa Bulletin September 2011: Green Card Processing ...
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According to the September 2011 bulletin, Employment- Based immigration for Indians priority date status is current for EB1, 15th April 2007 for EB2, 8th July 2002 for EB3.The relevant sections on Employment Based and Family-Based ...
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Pakistani with fake Afghan passport arrested News
Pakistani with fake Afghan passport arrested. New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A 20-year-old Pakistani national, staying in Delhi for the past two years while posing as an Afghan national, was arrested here Thursday, police said. Niyamattullah alias Aftab, who came to India with his father in ... The father and son duo had even extended their business visa by several months, they said. His father, Syed Ahmed, jailed in Tihar, was earlier arrested in 2010 with 52 kg of heroin. ...
Missing Dutch tourist appears in North Korean newspaper » Breaking ...
By BNO News
PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch tourist who has gone missing during a business trip to North Korea appeared in a state-run newspaper on Wednesday to praise the country's recent elections. Willem van der Bijl, 59, who is the owner of a ...
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State Department: Americans targeted for visa issues in Pakistan - CNN
In a long and detailed Travel Warning, the State Department Monday said the number of U.S. citizens arrested, detained, and prosecuted for overstaying their ...
Flag Day at the Inauguration - Text & photos by Paul Clemence The National Mall in Washington DC during the Presidential Inauguration is usually a major visitor draw, with locals and vis...
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