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Yes bank partners VISA to offer credit cards. Details here

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
YES Bank on Monday announced that it has partnered with Visa to offer credit cards to its customers ... The Visa co-branded cards are loaded with attractive loyalty programs, under which reward points never expire and can also be shared or transferred to YES BANK Credit Card holders, it adds. .
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Most UAE SMBs optimistic about the future: Visa

Gulf Daily News 20 Sep 2021
The Visa Back to Business global research study has surveyed SMB owners and their customers since the onset of the global pandemic ... Through community-based programs set in motion from Dubai to DC, Visa has provided SMBs with the tools, services and education necessary to accept digital payments and gain greater access to the digital economy.
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After escape from Kabul, an Afghan family starts a long climb in America

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
He was overcome with worry about his wife, Aliya, who was stopped from boarding their flight from Kabul because of a visa problem ... In 2017, he applied for a Special Immigrant Visa, known as an SIV, a program launched to shelter those at risk of reprisals for helping the U.S ... Muhammad in his visa application noted awards he had won from U.S.
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Centre for International Studies (Formerly known as SVKM’s Institute of International Studies) is Now Under ...

The Eastern Herald 20 Sep 2021
All students transfer to Kingston University after the second year, and they are also eligible for the two-year post study work visa upon graduating. The students enrolled in this program have the chance to opt for a fourth year, where they undertake a one-year work placement ... Program Details.
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How US helped, hampered escape of Afghan journalistsThe secretary of state cites a “massive effort” ...

Deccan Herald 20 Sep 2021
It said that freelancers and contractors, a category of worker that made up the bulk of those working with US organisations, would not be eligible for the visa ... On August 16, the State Department reversed course and told news organisations that it would broaden the visa program to include freelancers and contractors.
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Caribbean adapting travel protocols as high season nears

Finger Lakes Times 20 Sep 2021
Jamaica is also preparing to debut a long-promised visitor travel insurance program ... The coverage will “facilitate logistics, movement and support care for persons who contract COVID-19 in the destination while on vacation,” he said, adding that details on the program “are to come.” ... The “visa waiver” program has welcomed over 5,000 individuals.
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About 1,300 Afghan refugees are coming to Michigan. That’s more than we’ve seen in the last decade.

Michigan Live 20 Sep 2021
St ... Refugees who supported the American government could be at risk of retaliation from the Taliban, so they’re being offered a special immigrant visa granting permanent residency. The federal government is used “humanitarian parole” to quickly evacuate others who weren’t able to apply for visas yet ... through special immigrant visa programs since 2006.
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Automation helps to ease labor shortage pains for Ag Valley Coop

The North Platte Telegraph 19 Sep 2021
The H-2A program allows agricultural employers to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S ... They normally rely on the immigrant visa program to tap into a labor pool from as far away as South Africa ... As for long-term needs, it’s going to continue to be a challenge, Groskreutz said, even if they can use the H-2A visa program next year.
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One-on-one car seat training ensures Cowlitz County caregivers can protect kids during pandemic cancellations

TDN 19 Sep 2021
According to almost 10 years of data from the Safe Kids Lower Columbia, the local car seat safety program, 87% or more of the participants who joined the program’s car seat trainings did not accurately install or harness seats before instruction ... Individualized program ... The program also replaces car seats that are no longer safe for children.
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How couples are navigating long-distance relationships in Australia in the time of Covid-19

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
Head-over-heels, Rylae followed her to Barcelona, until her visa expired ... Luna returned with a plan to secure a working holiday visa and move to Australia for good ... Both knew, though, a condition of his visa was the revoking of Felix’s working rights in Australia for two years after graduating from his program.
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John Taylor: U.S. must ensure wartime allies are protected

The Register-Mail 18 Sep 2021
11, 2015, I was in disbelief ... soldiers ... He had applied for a Special Immigration Visa in 2011; however, the process had stalled ... The "Special Immigration Visa" programs of the past have been ineffective at best; let’s remove the roadblocks and red tape and commit to protect anyone whose life is in danger as a result of aiding the United States ... .
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Elizabeth mayor says city cannot agree to White House request to accept Afghan refugees due to lack of resources after Ida

NJ dot com 18 Sep 2021
government and we are devoting significant resources to support the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program and referrals to the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, and other Afghans at-risk,” the State Department spokeswoman said.
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Abraham Accords one year later: ‘We’re seeing entrepreneurship,’ trade relations, tourism

Cleveland Jewish News 18 Sep 2021
The UAE has opened an embassy in Israel and entered into a visa waiver program and has so far had been visited by 230,000 Israelis, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions and lockdowns. Bahrain has appointed an ambassador to Israel and established the world’s first bilateral agreement for COVID-19 vaccine passports ... 14, 2021 ... .
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Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state

News-Press Now 17 Sep 2021
... safety of Montanans," added Rosendale, who was among the 16 House Republicans who in July opposed legislation to expand and streamline the Special Immigrant Visa program, which is designed to help resettle Afghan translators and other personnel who worked with the US military.
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