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Australia eyes Canada-style community sponsorship model in overhaul of refugee program

The Observer 09 May 2021
The Morrison government is eyeing a Canadian model of community sponsorship of refugees after a review of Australia’s support program ... The Shergold review recommended the government introduce, in addition to the current humanitarian program, three complementary permanent visa pathways for refugees “based on a shared cost model”.
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Student Visa Holders From U.S. Can Enter Israel Without Special Permit

Hamodia 09 May 2021
Israel is beginning a pilot program to allow students from the U.S. who hold a valid student visa to fly from the U.S ... The pilot program, which goes into effect Monday, applies only to ...
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State Department announces winners of Diversity Visa Program

News-Press Now 08 May 2021
The State Department on Saturday announced the winners of the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as "The Green Card Lottery." ... The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program awards up to 55,000 individuals per year a visa for a green card, which bestows permanent residency in the US and is a path to citizenship.
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Visa lottery 2022 results: Here’s how 55,000 foreigners can get their green cards now

Finger Lakes Times 08 May 2021
Winners of the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2022), better known as the visa lottery, have been announced on Saturday by the U.S ... DV-2022 entrants if they were selected, according to the official instruction manual for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program.
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CBA, Visa ink partnership deal on digital payments

MENA FN 08 May 2021
A number of successful projects have been signed with Visa as part of the State Program on Expansion of Digital Payments in Azerbaijan for 2018-2020, which acted as a strategic partner of the Central Bank during the past period.
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South Jersey businesses experiencing labor shortage crisis

Atlantic City 08 May 2021
Employers and officials are especially concerned about the J-1 visa program, which allows visitors from more than 200 countries to come to the United States to work. Every year, the county welcomes 2,500 to 3,000 students from overseas for its Summer Work Travel Program ... “That program is very much in jeopardy of not being in place,” Clark said.
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US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort with Mexico

Beijing News 08 May 2021
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday the U.S. and Mexico must collaborate to reduce immigration from Mexico by attacking violence and corruption in Central America ... U.S ... since January ... Lopez Obrador touted a tree-planting jobs program in Central America that he said could help participants get work visas in the U.S ... ....
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Manuel: We must ensure safety of Afghan allies who aided U.S.

Boston Herald 07 May 2021
Various Special Immigrant Visa programs have been established since 2006 to assist in safely resettling eligible applicants in the United States, however, a new strategy is needed to swiftly ensure the safety of these individuals and their families once U.S ... troops and other government officials, have benefited from the SIV program.
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Opinion: Afghan interpreters and translators risked 'life and limb.' They should not be left behind

The Columbus Dispatch 07 May 2021
Various Special Immigrant Visa programs have been established since 2006 to assist in safely resettling eligible applicants in the United States, however, a new strategy is needed to swiftly ensure the safety of these individuals and their families once U.S ... troops and other government officials, have benefited from the SIV program.
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US Has No Update on Processing Special Visas for Afghans Before Pullout - State Dept.

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has previously said that the United States remains committed to processing visas for asylum-seeking Afghans under a Special Immigrant visa Program.
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VISA, Central Bank of Azerbaijan sign agreement on development of non-cash payments in Azerbaijan

MENA FN 07 May 2021
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) and VISA signed an agreement on ... A number of successful agreements have been signed with VISA within the implementation of the State Program on Expansion of Digital Payments in Azerbaijan for 2018-2020.
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United StatesMexican president pushes trees-for-visas plan in call with Harris

Reuters 07 May 2021
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pitched a tree-planting jobs program in Central America that he said should lead to work visas in the United States, in immigration talks on Friday with U.S ... The trees-for-visas proposal was met with some surprise when Lopez Obrador previously raised it at a Washington climate summit in April ... read more.
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United Way of King County Launches New Campaign to Address Growing Food Insecurity Due to Pandemic

Ellensburg Daily Record 07 May 2021
SEATTLE, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to address growing food insecurity as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of King County has launched a campaign to ensure that everyone who is eligible for Basic Food, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), applies for this hunger– and poverty–fighting benefit.
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Mexican president pushes trees-for-visas plan in call with Harris

Metro USA 07 May 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pitched a tree-planting jobs program in Central America that he said should lead to work visas in the United States, in immigration talks on Friday with U.S ... The trees-for-visas proposal was met with some surprise ...
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Trump asks Congress to end diversity visa lottery program

CBS News 07 May 2021
In President Trump's first comments since the deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan, he called on Congress to terminate the diversity visa lottery program. The terror suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, came to the U.S. from Uzbekistan through the program ... .
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