Visas News:

Runaway Saudi sisters: 'We were treated like slaves'
… do not require entry visas. "We need your support, we want protection, we want… humanitarian visas two other Saudi sisters who spent six months hiding in Hong Kong were… granted humanitarian visas after fleeing to escape lives of "violence and oppression…


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…


US revokes visa of International Criminal Court prosecutor
…The US has revoked the entry visa for the prosecutor of the International… or revoke visas to any ICC staff involved in such probes. Ms Bensouda's office said… not assume that you will still have or get a visa, or that you will be permitted to enter…


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…


Bid to clear names over visa test cheat claims
… Chand was accused of using a stand-in to sit an English language test for her visa… application. The Home Office cancelled 36,000 student visas after cheating and fraud… was uncovered at test centres. It said the study visa system has since been reformed…


Brexit: EU agrees three-month visa waiver for Britons
… the EU for short periods after Brexit will not need a visa. The three-month visa… it "opportunistic" and "unnecessary". Brexit: No visa but Britons will pay €7 to travel to EU… the need to re-introduce visas, which he said would cause "chaos" for British and EU…


Brexit: France's Macron makes English faux pas over visas
visas if there is a no-deal Brexit, aides say. He had meant to say that British… people would not need visas in such circumstances. The confusion came as Mr Macron… will not stop visas" he meant to say "we will not start visas", the Elysée Palace explained…


Are golden visas losing their sparkle?
… a third. "We would lose 30% of our business if golden visas are scrapped," says… the Lisbon property developer. The visas Mr Vicente is referring to are given out… for one of the so-called golden visas, with the vast majority - 6,064 or 95% - going…


US ends diplomatic visas for UN same-sex partners
…The US has announced it will deny diplomatic visas to same-sex partners… or otherwise change their visa. It is a reversal of rules introduced in 2009. Currently, 25… of marriage to be eligible for a G-4 visa or to seek a change into such status." G-4 visas


UK visas: High-skilled migrants cap 'should be scrapped'
… to the public finances. It suggests EU workers should be subject to the same visa rules… the area without visas. High v low skilled workers The committee recommends a policy… migrants - known as a Tier 2 visa - to those from EEA countries as well. As part…