Passports And Visas

ICC prosecutor addresses UN despite US visa ban

May 8, 2019

The U.S. revocation of a visa for International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has not hindered her from visiting the United Nations to address the Security Council

Travel ban forces Americans to wait years for loved ones

May 8, 2019

The Trump administration's travel ban has forced American citizens to live apart from their husbands, wives and children for years, and there's no end in sight for many families

US to add 30,000 seasonal worker visas as soon as this week

May 6, 2019

The Trump administration plans to let an additional 30,000 foreigners return to the U.S. through September for seasonal work

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid

Apr 30, 2019

Calls for a new migrant caravan have largely gone unheeded as a relatively small group departed from Honduras a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico

Apr 28, 2019

Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that _ so far _ ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula

Mexico deports Hondurans amid pressure to reduce migration

Apr 27, 2019

Mexican immigration authorities say they have returned 104 migrants by plane to Honduras. The flight back to Honduras on Saturday came amid pressure on Mexico from the government of Donald Trump to clamp down on migration to the U.S.

In Mexico, migrants turn to 'The Beast' after highway raids

Apr 24, 2019

The train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and interferes with press freedom

Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertainty

Apr 23, 2019

Argentines are seeking shelter in Europe amid their homeland's economic crunch

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

Apr 22, 2019

The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays

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