Passports And Visas

Yemeni mom overcomes travel ban to finally hold dying son

Dec 20, 2018

A Yemeni mother finally got to hold her dying 2-year-old son after battling U.S. immigration authorities for more than a year for the right to enter the country

German Cabinet approves plan to expand job-seeker visas

Dec 19, 2018

Germany's Cabinet has approved a plan to expand a system of visas allowing people from outside the European Union to seek jobs as it tries to tackle a shortfall of skilled workers

Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in US

Dec 18, 2018

A Yemeni mother has won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son

Kosovo betrayed by EU on visa-free travel, premier says

Dec 17, 2018

Kosovo's prime minister says the country feels betrayed by and disillusioned with the European Union, which it is aspiring to join one day, because of the bloc's stance on a tariffs dispute with Serbia

US judge: Suit over Trump travel ban waivers will go ahead

Dec 14, 2018

A U.S. judge in San Francisco says a lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of denying nearly all visa applicants under President Donald Trump's travel ban will move forward

Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains

Dec 11, 2018

Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination _ unless they're Cuban

Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Oct 19, 2018

An outspoken former detainee in China's internment camps for Muslims says his application for a visa to visit the United States was rejected despite an invitation to speak at Congress about his ordeal

Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

Oct 17, 2018

More than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala have resumed their journey toward the United States, even as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections

Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

Oct 11, 2018

Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc

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