Visas News:

Woedikou Afi Apéafa: 'Female players have potential but we are denied visas'
…Woedikou Afi Apéafa, a star in Togo's women's football team, says visa…. She says they are often denied visas when they have invitations to participate…


PM vows to 'supercharge' UK science with fast-track visas
visa system to attract leading scientists to work in the UK. The PM plans to scrap… the cap on "tier one" visas for highly skilled migrants - currently the limit is 2,000… the new visa process. Open Britain Speaking exclusively to BBC News about…


US suspends visas for Malawi diplomats' domestic workers
…The US has suspended visas for domestic workers of Malawian diplomats after… Congress on Wednesday about its decision to suspend Malawi's A-3 visa privileges, which…


Migration data: Why is it so hard to count people?
… accusations that a lot of students were illegally overstaying their visas. "The fact… is too many [students] are not returning home as soon as their visas run out…, such as records of granted visas. It also used National Insurance numbers, which are a way…


Fix 'woeful' overseas student visa service, say universities
… document-checking service" for UK study visas, say universities. Some students… University: 'Visa delay could cost £200k' 'Breaking down walls not building them' Home… Office investigated over student visa cheat claims Overseas students forced to leave…


'He liked my spirit, and approved my visa on the spot'
visa. And he was immediately rejected. Instead of just accepting it, Vik decided…'. "Fortunately, the guy said he liked my spirit, and he then approved my visa on the spot…. It was one of those moments in life that makes a difference. If I hadn't got that visa my…


Feted Zimbabwe female rangers denied visas
… to deny visas for two pioneering female anti-poaching rangers to attend an awards…. But Ms Hoto's trip, her first outside Zimbabwe, was called off after visitor visa… Chigumbura were denied their visas. "The awards are there to change the narrative…


Brexit: Britons 'won't need visas for EU visits'
…Britons will not need visas for short stays in the EU even… Timmermans said there would be an exemption to visa rules - as long as the UK did… between the two sides. The UK already grants visa-free travel to nationals from 56…


Africa Live: Saudi Arabia bans pilgrims from DR Congo
…Saudi Arabia stops granting visas to pilgrims from the Democratic Republic…


Cardiff University: Student visa delay 'could cost £200k'
…Delays in processing visa applications for international students could cost… at the university. The Home Office said the average waiting time for a free visa appointment… the biometrics element of visa applications - fingerprints and a photo - which requires…