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Traveling to and from the USA - Visas and Immigration

Published: Apr 15, 2018, Updated: Nov 09, 2019 | Tags: USA Visa Application, USA Visa Requirements, ESTA

Introduction With around a million people entering and leaving the United States on a daily basis, immigration and getting a US visa is certainly a mammoth task, supposedly made somewhat simpler by the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, (ESTA). Everyone who arrives at a U.S. port of entry is subject to an inspection by the Customs and Border Protection officers in order to ensure…

Electronic Visa for USA

Published: Apr 03, 2018, Updated: Nov 01, 2022 | Tags: USA Visa, ESTA Application, ESTA Eligibility

Is there an electronic visa for visiting the United States? The United States does not currently offer foreign nationals electronic visas for U.S. travel. The only form of ‘electronic authorization’ for travel to the United States is the ESTA. Thus, an electronic visa for travel to the United States does not currently exist. ESTA stands for Electronic System for Travel Authorisation. ESTA…

Visa for Seattle, Washington USA

Published: Apr 01, 2018, Updated: Apr 22, 2018 | Tags: ESTA, USA Visa

Visiting Seattle Seattle is the pearl of the Pacific Northwest and a deservedly popular tourist destination year-round. It is a place of rich history which ranks consistently among the top five fastest growing cities in the U.S.,…

An Imminent Lawsuit for California

Published: Mar 12, 2018, Updated: Mar 12, 2018 | Tags: USA Visa, ESTA

Introduction The Trump administration's opposition to sanctuary cities continues apace. News reports have been building throughout the first week of March to the effect that Jeff Sessions, the current Attorney General of the USA, is planning on suing California over its sanctuary city laws. Sanctuary cities are well known for the fact that they protect undocumented immigrants from…

Visa for Washington DC, District of Columbia USA

Published: Mar 01, 2018, Updated: Nov 13, 2022 | Tags: ESTA, USA Visa

Want to visit the nation’s capital? Washington DC, situated on the East Coast of the North American continent along the banks of the Potomac River, is the capital city of the United States of America and was…

Malaysia hopes for inclusion on the visa waiver scheme in the USA

Published: Feb 18, 2018, Updated: Feb 18, 2018 | Tags: ESTA Eligibility, Visa Waiver Program, Malaysia, USA Visa Requirements

Introduction The USA currently has a list of countries that participate in its 'visa waiver scheme'. This scheme enables travellers who fulfil certain criteria (for example, the absence of a criminal record and the absence of any other visa violations) to enter the USA for tourism purposes without a visa at the immigration officer's discretion, and to stay there for up to 90…

Another Shutdown Possibly Looming For The White House Over Immigration

Published: Feb 03, 2018, Updated: Feb 03, 2018 | Tags: USA Immigration, USA Visa, ESTA Eligibility

Introduction In January 2018, the White House shut down due to a dispute over the budget and the apportioning of government funds. Whilst shutdowns are not unheard of for any US government (in 2013, the government shut down under the Obama Administration due to a dispute about Obamacare legislation), what is notable about this shutdown is that it has been brought to bear directly…

Visa for Orlando, Florida USA

Published: Feb 01, 2018, Updated: Nov 09, 2019 | Tags: ESTA, USA Visa

Introduction This guide provides travel information on Orlando and information on travel authorizations and visas for Orlando; you will need one or the other for your visit. Orlando is nicknamed the City Beautiful, and a look around…

A bipartisan deal may be reached over DACA

Published: Jan 18, 2018, Updated: Jan 18, 2018 | Tags: USA Immigration, USA Visa

Swayed by hardliners regarding immigration in the first few weeks of 2018, and an avowed immigration hardliner himself, president Trump had aimed to prevent the recipients of the DACA programme from being granted legal status in the US. Furthermore, the Trump administration announced early in 2018 that it aimed to follow through on previously floated plans to abolish the…

US Resumes Full Service In Turkey Following USA Visa Row

Published: Jan 02, 2018, Updated: Jan 02, 2018 | Tags: USA Visa, USA Embassy Appointment, USA Visa Application

Introduction Earlier this year, in a significant item of ESTA and USA immigration news, the Trump Administration suspended all of its non-immigrant visa services for Turkish citizens. This was in response to the arrest of a US citizen in Turkey. This USA visa news item broke in October 2017 and now, in the final week of 2017, the USA has announced that it will be resuming…

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