Passports And Visas

US refuses visa for Serbia's army chief of staff

Jan 11, 2018

Serbian defense minister says U.S. rejection of visa application for army chief of staff will have consequences for military relations

A year of historic change in Saudi Arabia, with more to come

Dec 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia pivoted away from past in 2017, with more change coming in new year

DHS adds new requirements for visa waiver countries

Dec 15, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is demanding tougher security measures from countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program.

A borderless Africa? Some countries open doors, raise hopes

Dec 6, 2017

A borderless Africa? Kenya and others raise hopes by loosening visa rules

US to resume interviews for nonimmigrant visas across Russia

Dec 4, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says consulates in several Russian cities will resume interviews for nonimmigrant visas, more than three months after they were suspended amid a U.S.-Russian diplomatic tug of war

EU delegates slam Malta after reporter's death prompts visit

Dec 1, 2017

A delegation of European Union lawmakers on a fact-finding mission to Malta has slammed the country for its "perception of impunity."

Israel eases restrictions on US-bound Gazan travelers

Nov 29, 2017

Israel launches shuttle service for Gazans who need to travel to the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem _ briefly easing one of many restrictions it places on Palestinians who want to exit the blockaded territory

Slovenia supports Romania joining Schengen, trade group

Nov 27, 2017

Slovenia's foreign minister says his country supports Romania joining the Schengen passport-free travel zone and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Federal "extreme vetting" plan castigated by tech experts

Nov 17, 2017

Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial-intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants

Hawaii boat wreck shows eco-risk of fishing fleet practices

Nov 9, 2017

A fishing boat that ran aground off the shores of Hawaii's Waikiki last month while transporting foreign fishing industry workers is still leaking fuel and oil into the ocean

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