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The U.S. To Lift Travel Ban to Vaccinated Travelers

September 23, 2021

The U.S. To Lift Travel Ban to Vaccinated Travelers     The Biden Administration has announced plans to lift the travel ban on travelers to the United States. Only vaccinated travelers who submit to contact tracing will be allowed into the Country. The travel bad could be lifted as early as November. This travel ban…

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International Students are Struggling to Get U.S. Visas

August 27, 2021

International Students are Struggling to Get U.S. Visas As many U.S. universities are starting back, students will be without many of their international classmates. The pandemic has caused many U.S. embassies and consulates to operate at a reduced capacity, making it more difficult for students to get their visas in time for the start of…

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How To Renew Your Passport

August 18, 2021

How To Renew Your Passport and Get One For The First Time Many Americans are making plans to travel internationally as countries begin to relax their border policies. Because there was little ability to travel since the beginning of 2020, lots of people haven’t taken a look at the expiration date of their passport and…

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Important NIE Update – NIEs Automatically Extended For 12 Months

July 8, 2021

IMPORTANT NIE UPDATE – Covid-19 Travel Ban-related NIEs Auto-extended for 12 Months from Approval   On July 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that travel ban-related National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) issued in the last 12 months will be automatically extended for 12 months from the date of approval, and for multiple entries.…

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Update Regarding International Travel

June 17, 2021

Update Regarding International Travel            As the United States moves closer to lifting the travel ban and with many individuals hoping to begin traveling in and out of the country, it is crucial to remain up-to-date with the newest policies and regulations regarding visas. Staying informed about this ever-changing information will…

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Updates to Approved NIE Categories

June 14, 2021

Updates to Approved NIE Categories Making it Easier for Business Travelers to Enter the United States The Department of State has recently announced new categories of travel for potential National Interest Exception (NIE) approval in relation to Covid-19-related travel restrictions. This update may allow for more people to enter the United States if they meet…

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Updated Eligibility to the National Interest Exception (NIE)

April 16, 2021

Breaking Down the Eligibility Updates to the National Interest Exception (NIE) As times change and more people are getting vaccinated, the U.S. State Department has updated its eligibility for the National Interest Exception (NIE). If you are unfamiliar with the NIE, it is a way for current U.S. visa holders, ESTA-approved travelers, or applicants to…

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What is an L-1 Visa? And How Do You Qualify for One?

March 23, 2021

What is an L-1 Visa? What is an L visa? L visas are temporary, non-immigrant, employment-based visas that are reserved for company employees who hold management or executive positions or have specialized knowledge. There are two types of L visas, L-1A and L-1B. L-1A visas are for transferees within a company who hold either an…

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The 2021 H-1B Visa Applications

February 19, 2021

2021 H-1B Visa Applications What is an H-1B Visa? The H-1B visa is an employment-based, temporary work, non-immigrant visa. This visa offers companies the opportunity to bring highly-skilled, credentialed foreign citizens into the U.S. for employment in a specialty occupation for up to 6 years. After the H-1B expires, the visa holder can reapply. The…

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