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Venezuelan girl drowns in Rio Grande amid migration to US

Federal News Radio 22 Jan 2022
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Just days before Mexico began requiring visas for Venezuelan visitors in an attempt to slow their migration to the U.S ... 11, Mexico suspended a 17-year-old program that had allowed Brazilian citizens to enter without a visa ... 13, a week after Mexico announced that the visa requirement would begin Jan.
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News in pictures: Saturday January 22, 2022

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 Jan 2022
Dancers perform during the Parachicos festival in Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas state, Mexico, which honours the local patron saints the Black Christ of Esquipulas, Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Sebastian. HECTOR QUINTANAR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES ... OWEN HUMPHREYS/PA ... The country will resume its quarantine-free visa program for vaccinated visitors next month ... .
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Why Was Malik Faisal Akram Ever on US Soil?

The American Spectator 21 Jan 2022
Visa Waiver Program ... Tourism visas are not required for British travelers planning to stay in the United States for less than three months.” ... terror watch lists and appears to have sailed right through the lax rules in place for the Visa Waiver Program ... visa, it is that much easier to get here via the Visa Waiver Program.
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Cardin backs Harris on H-2B

Longview News-Journal 21 Jan 2022
The first one the senator mentioned was the unexpectedly low number of H-2B visas available for the second half of FY 2022 ... Generally, the H-2B guest worker program has an annual cap of 66,000 visas, which are split evenly between the first and second half of the fiscal year.
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Biden administration announces policy changes to attract international STEM students

The Hill 21 Jan 2022
Friday's announcement said the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will implement new guidance, allowing up to 36 months of academic training for STEM students on a J-1 visa, or a non-immigrant visa for those participating in an exchange visitor program.
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Biden plans new effort to retain international science and tech students

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022
The measures will allow specialists in STEM fields to use cultural-exchange visas to stay for up to 3 years of training ... A program allowing those on student visas to stay for an extended period of training will also be expanded to areas such as data science, cloud computing and data visualization.
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Philippines' travel protocols should be like Thailand's, says presidential adviser

The Philippine Star 21 Jan 2022
(As released) Restrictions on international travelers to the Philippines such as on quarantine and testing should ease like Thailand with its quarantine-free visa program has done, a government adviser said Thursday ... .
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Hillicon Valley — Amazon, Meta spend record sums on lobbying

The Hill 21 Jan 2022
Friday's announcement said the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will implement new guidance, allowing up to 36 months of academic training for STEM students on a J-1 visa, or a non-immigrant visa for those participating in an exchange visitor program.
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The Brain Drain That Is Killing America’s Economy

Time Magazine 21 Jan 2022
Then came Donald Trump’s visa bans, border walls, and immigration restrictions ... Before Covid, almost no nation had special “nomad visas” save for Estonia ... Dubai’s Golden Visa program has attracted hundreds of young entrepreneurs who are given grants and other perks to innovate the country’s AI and drone programs.
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People: BDO; Ramsdens Solicitors; Legal Studio Solicitors; and more

The Business Desk 21 Jan 2022
X Register for free to receive latest news stories direct to your inbox. Register ... She said ... .... She said ... “I am very pleased Sandra has joined us ... .... “We’re looking forward to working with Sammy and helping him assist his clients to obtain visas to enter Australia through its 2022-23 Migration Program​​​ year and beyond.” .... Next Article.
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El Salvador seeks Illinois farms for skilled, H-2A workers

Dispatch Argus 20 Jan 2022
“This (labor program) is a win-win-win,” Consul General Federico Guerrero told attendees of the Illinois Specialty Crop Conference ... In 2020, the two governments established programs allowing Salvadorans to apply for H-2A and H-2B visas to work in temporary U.S ... During the pilot program, 97% of visas were approved.
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The IDF Killed a Palestinian US Citizen. Why Is the US Doing Nothing?

truthout 20 Jan 2022
Despite Israel’s existing occupation of Palestine and apartheid system that subjugates Palestinians within its borders and beyond, the United States is considering adding Israel to the Visa Waiver Program ... and Israel won’t need visas to enter either country ... Gilad Erdan claims that Israel will join the program by mid-2022.
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Kaplan/Manhattan Prep Survey: Business Schools Are Moving Slowly But Surely Toward STEM Designation, in a ...

Ellensburg Daily Record 20 Jan 2022
STEM designation is especially important to non-citizens because it gives students significantly more time to stay in the United States after graduation without an H-1B visa, via the Optional Practical Training program ... “Earning a STEM designation is a trend that is catching on quickly, especially among the top ranked MBA programs.
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Thailand to resume quarantine-free tourism from February as Covid-19 eases

Hindustan Times 20 Jan 2022
... can apply for visas in Thailand under the so-called Test & Go entry program from Feb.
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One in 10 Black people living in the U.S. are immigrants, new study shows

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Jan 2022
A decade later, Congress passed the Immigration Act of 1990, which created the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program to encourage migration from countries that had sent few people to the United States.
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