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MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico.

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USA POLITICS: 50 Percent Fewer Visas Issued in April to Citizens of Countries Covered by Trump’s Travel Bans

USA POLITICS: 50 Percent Fewer Visas Issued in April to Citizens of Countries Covered by Trump’s Travel Bans

Trump, who has said the travel bans were intended to make Americans safer from attacks, signed an executive order on Jan. 27 barring people from the seven countries from entering the United States for 90 days.

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JAMAICA POLITICS: Andrew Holness Signs Visa Waiver Agreement With Dominican Republic

JAMAICA POLITICS: Andrew Holness Signs Visa Waiver Agreement With Dominican Republic

Prime Minister Andrew Holness signed communiqué with Dominican Republic president Danilo Medina, which sets out a raft of agreements between both countries.

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USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report

USA POLITICS: 700,000 Foreigners Overstayed Their Visas in 2016: DHS Report

This report shows “we have a problem with visa overstays in United States. The integrity of our immigration system is at stake,” DHS official said.

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AFRICA POLITICS: All Africa Trade Delegates to U.S. Denied Visas

AFRICA POLITICS: All Africa Trade Delegates to U.S. Denied Visas

Mary Flowers: “We experience it over and over and over, and the people being rejected are legitimate business people with ties to the continent.”

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INDIA POLITICS: India Lobbies Trump Administration to Avert Visa Threat

INDIA POLITICS: India Lobbies Trump Administration to Avert Visa Threat

Indian nationals are by far the largest group of recipients of the 65,000 H-1B visas issued annually to new applicants under a cap mandated by Congress.

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USA POLITICS: 60,000 Visas Revoked Under Trump’s Executive Order

USA POLITICS: 60,000 Visas Revoked Under Trump’s Executive Order

The immigration executive order signed by Trump temporarily halted the U.S. refugee program and imposed a 90-day suspension on people traveling from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

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PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.

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CANADA: Canadian Government To Start Visa-Waiver Entry For Bulgarians In May

CANADA: Canadian Government To Start Visa-Waiver Entry For Bulgarians In May

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged in a telephone call to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov.

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USA: New H-1B, L1 Visas Will Prevent Indian Firms From Hiring IT Experts

USA: New H-1B, L1 Visas Will Prevent Indian Firms From Hiring IT Experts

The lawmakers said the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2016 would close loopholes in the H-1B and L-1 visa programs, reduce fraud and abuse, provide protections for American workers and visa holders.

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CANADA: EU Threatens Canada With Visa Embargo

The hard feelings come at a bad time for Canada, as it tries to rally votes needed to ratify its trade deal later this year.

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SOUTH AFRICA: President Zuma Will Make New Visa Easier For Visitors

South Africa is considering a visa-waiver for India, China, Russia and other countries and visas on arrival.

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