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Jeju pushing to adopt e-travel authorization system next month for foreigners from visa-free countries

Korea Times 19 Aug 2022
Jeju, South Korea's southernmost island, is pushing to adopt an e-travel authorization system for foreigners from visa-free nations starting next month, officials said Friday ... The move appears intended at tightening the screening for possible illegal entry by foreigners taking advantage of the visa-waiver program.
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The UAE Golden Visa driving foreign investment in Dubai, reveals Zoom Property insights

Gulf News 19 Aug 2022
The 10-year residency program, Golden Visa, has generated strong interest among foreign investors to buy property in Dubai, which has emerged as one of the most popular investment destinations in the world ... Ata Shobeiry, CEO at Zoom Property, believes the perks of the golden visa have proven to be a catalyst in bringing foreign investment to Dubai.
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Editorial: Coming to the US shouldn’t be this hard

Hastings Tribune 19 Aug 2022
A Colombian family hoping to visit Disney World right now might have to wait more than two years to get their visas ... visitor visa is nearly 240 days — roughly eight months ... The long wait for visas has costs ... A program to waive interviews for some categories of visas until the end of the year should be extended until the current crisis has passed.
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One year later, Afghans struggle with broken US promises

The Hill 19 Aug 2022
The technical pathways available to them — humanitarian parole, special immigrant visas and the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program — are extremely burdensome, and have proven to bear little fruit in relocating those in harm’s way ... through the special immigrant visa program, and only 971 through the refugee program this fiscal year ending Sept.
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Campus partnership provides scholarships for African applicants

The Daily Californian 19 Aug 2022
... Program. According to a campus website, the scholarship fully supplements tuition, living expenses, housing, travel and visa expenses for qualifying students from Africa, as well as costs associated with cohort signature programs focusing on leadership and entrepreneurship.
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887 undocumented foreign workers, brokers, employers caught in crackdown

Korea Times 19 Aug 2022
The ministry said it conducted an intensive crackdown in massage parlors, hostess bars and other adult entertainment facilities suspected of unlawfully employing foreign nationals who came here on visa-waiver programs ... from seasonal work programs throughout September and October.
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Unable to hire, Brighton 27J School District seeks foreign teachers

CBS News 19 Aug 2022
CBS ... "The candidate pools have shrunk ... CBS ... Some of the district's principals saw programs that offered cultural exchanges for teachers from other countries, like the Philippines and asked if it was possible for the district to consider it ... "This is a cultural program that has an end to it ... The teachers are on J1 cultural visas ... That transition was hard.
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Western Innovator: Grower goes from teaching to farming

Capital Press 19 Aug 2022
BRENTWOOD, Calif ... “He was right ... Disease pests are ubiquitous, he said ... Sign up for our newsletters ... to seek temporary work like they used to, he said, and federal programs such as the H-2A guestworker visa are not built to help "small and medium-sized farmers, but unfairly stack the deck against us, in favor of big conventional agriculture," he said.
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UAE: Golden visa driving foreign investment in Dubai real estate sector

Khaleejtimes 18 Aug 2022
The 10-year residency program, Golden Visa, has generated strong interest among foreign investors to buy property in Dubai, which has emerged as one of the most popular investment destinations in the world ... Ata Shobeiry, CEO at Zoom Property, believes the perks of the golden visa have proven to be a catalyst in bringing foreign investment to Dubai.
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E-2 Visa Options That Make Sense

Forbes 18 Aug 2022
... visas in the United States is the E-2 work visa program.
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From a world away, a US volunteer guides Afghan allies left behind

Stars and Stripes 18 Aug 2022
government’s program for Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) — the visas set aside for Afghans who worked for the U.S ... “Then I learned about the massive difficulties people were having getting their visas approved,” she said ... The Afghan SIV, created by Congress in 2009, is one of the most heavily vetted visas in the U.S.
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Clay Jenkinson returns to Vail Symposium for two special events discussing immigration and a controversial ...

Vail Daily 18 Aug 2022
Next week, he returns for two special programs ... “The first program gathers an incredible panel of experts to discuss a controversial topic – U.S ... Her area of expertise is immigration policy and operations, covering topics such as visa programs, immigration benefits and immigration enforcement.
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Spartanburg gun buyback: Handguns outnumber shotguns, rifles in returned firearms.

Yahoo Daily News 18 Aug 2022
A total of $17,050 in VISA gift cards was exchanged for the firearms, well above the amount initially allocated for the July 30 event ... Police Chief Alonzo Thompson hands receipts to a participant in the program. Individuals were to receive $100 in VISA gift cards for handguns or long guns and $150 for "high-powered weapons."
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Firms like Kirkland & Ellis and Skadden lurk law school campuses and offer big six-figure ...

Business Insider 18 Aug 2022
Sign up here. Download Insider's app here. Bail bond concept. Gavel and dollar banknotes. - stock photo. designer491 / Getty Images ... So-called "golden visas" offer immigrants residence through investment programs. Here are 20 countries — including Australia and Portugal — that offer these visas with costs ranging from $19,000 to $2.5 million.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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