Category Archives: Visas and International Travel

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Administration Limiting Immigration Visas due to High U.S. Unemployment Levels

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Administration Limiting Immigration Visas due to High U.S. Unemployment Levels The Trump administration will be limiting immigration visas in order to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also bars groups of foreign workers. Several types of visas fall…

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requesting to have a 10% surcharge added to immigration application fees. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is experiencing a large decline in revenue from processing…

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Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely

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Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has amended and extended a rule that allows the Trump administration to extend border restrictions for an indefinite length of time. The rule, effective May 19, is…

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Best Travel Tools for Relocation Programs

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Best Travel Tools for Relocation Programs Companies should incorporate the best travel tools into their corporate relocation programs. Global Mobility Solutions’ industry benchmarking study shows that only 23% of Relocation Management Companies (RMCs) provide any form of travel tools. GMS is a leader in the…

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