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CHINA: New polio inspections now required for certain travelers

August 14, 2014
CHINA: New polio inspections now required for certain travelers

IMPACT – LOW What is the change? China has implemented polio inspections for travelers from nine countries. What does the change mean? Travelers entering China from any of the specified countries, regardless of nationality, may be subject to on-the-spot checks for polio. Implementation timeframe: The public announcement took effect Aug. 1 and the policy will remain in effect for one...

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UNITED STATES: September 2014 Visa Bulletin: Further Advancement for EB-2 India, But No Movement for Most Other EB Categories

August 13, 2014
UNITED STATES: September 2014 Visa Bulletin: Further Advancement for EB-2 India, But No Movement for Most Other EB Categories

In September, the priority date cut-off for EB-2 India will advance by more than three months, to May 1, 2009, but could be retrogressed as early as November 2014. EB-3 Philippines will advance by ten months, to April 1, 2011. No other backlogged employment-based immigrant visa categories will advance in September. According to the...

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Posted in 2011, 2014, Advance, April, Countries, eb, FEM Global Immigration News, India, september, United States |

UNITED STATES: September 2014 Visa Bulletin: Further Advancement for EB-2 India, But No Movement for Most Other EB Categories

August 13, 2014
UNITED STATES: September 2014 Visa Bulletin: Further Advancement for EB-2 India, But No Movement for Most Other EB Categories

In September, the priority date cut-off for EB-2 India will advance by more than three months, to May 1, 2009, but could be retrogressed as early as November 2014. EB-3 Philippines will advance by ten months, to April 1, 2011. No other backlogged employment-based immigrant visa categories will advance in September. According to the...

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Posted in 2011, 2014, Advance, April, Countries, eb, FEM Global Immigration News, India, september, United States |

AUSTRALIA: Electronic applications for visitor visas extended to 66 more countries

August 6, 2014
AUSTRALIA: Electronic applications for visitor visas extended to 66 more countries

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? Australia has expanded its electronic application system for the Subclass 600 (visitor) Visa to 66 more countries. What does the change mean? Nationals of those countries may now apply online for visitor visas. Implementation timeframe: 1 August. Visas/permits affected: Subclass 600 (visitor) Visas. Who is affected: Nationals of the 66 countries and...

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Posted in Application, Australia, bal, berry, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, islands, Permits, Visas, visitor |

AUSTRALIA: Polio vaccination required for certain travelers

July 23, 2014
AUSTRALIA: Polio vaccination required for certain travelers

IMPACT – LOW What is the change? In response to a World Health Organization (WHO) alert, Australia is requiring polio vaccination certificates for certain travelers. What does the change mean? Travelers who have spent 28 days or more after 5 May 2014 in one of 10 countries deemed to be at risk of polio infection or exportation...

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Posted in 2014, Affected, Australia, bal, certificate, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, impact, travelers |

AMERICAS: Working Holiday program announced by four countries

July 16, 2014
AMERICAS: Working Holiday program announced by four countries

IMPACT – LOW What is the change? The four countries in the Pacific Alliance – Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – have announced a Working Holiday visa program. What does the change mean? Nationals of the four countries who are aged 18 to 30 will be eligible for Working Holiday visas that allow them to live...

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Posted in alliance, Americas, bal, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, Global, Holiday, Mexico, Program, working |

UNITED STATES: August 2014 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and EB-2 India To Advance

July 9, 2014
UNITED STATES: August 2014 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and EB-2 India To Advance

The priority date cut-off for EB-3 China will advance by more than two years, to November 1, 2008 in August, with further advancement likely in September. EB-2 India will advance by nearly five months, to January 22, 2009, but could be retrogressed in the coming months. According to the State Department’s August Visa Bulletin, the...

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Posted in Advance, August, China, Countries, eb, FEM Global Immigration News, India, months, November, United States |

UNITED STATES: August 2014 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and EB-2 India To Advance

July 9, 2014
UNITED STATES: August 2014 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and EB-2 India To Advance

The priority date cut-off for EB-3 China will advance by more than two years, to November 1, 2008 in August, with further advancement likely in September. EB-2 India will advance by nearly five months, to January 22, 2009, but could be retrogressed in the coming months. According to the State Department’s August Visa Bulletin, the...

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Posted in Advance, August, China, Countries, eb, FEM Global Immigration News, India, months, November, United States |

GLOBAL: Several countries change visa rules for certain visitors

July 3, 2014
GLOBAL: Several countries change visa rules for certain visitors

IMPACT – MEDIUM Several countries have relaxed or tightened visa rules for certain visitors recently, including the following: Ireland. Venezuelan nationals are now required to obtain a visa before traveling to Ireland, and if planning to work in Ireland they must obtain an employment permit before applying for a visa. Ireland does not have a...

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Posted in bal, Business, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, Global, Ireland, Nationals, visa, Visas |

GLOBAL: Ramadan to reduce many government office hours

June 23, 2014
GLOBAL: Ramadan to reduce many government office hours

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? The Muslim month of Ramadan beginning at the end of June will reduce operating hours of many offices across the Middle East and parts of Asia and Africa. What does the change mean? Government offices in some regions will operate at half schedules during the month, with Friday hours in...

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