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Canada adds New payment option and other changes to benefit Chinese travellers

WVNTR – To make applying online more convenient and accessible for Chinese travellers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has added UnionPay as a new payment option. UnionPay is the largest and most popular payment provider in China. Today IRCC Minister Ahmed Hussen highlighted this initiative on the eve of a federal, provincial, territorial tourism […]

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2,000 kids separated from parents under Trump border crackdown

WVNTR – (AOL) – The Trump administration separated nearly 2,000 immigrant children from parents or guardians at the border over the span of six weeks, a Department of Homeland Security official said on Friday. The administration is under intense scrutiny over its current crackdown at the border, which is aimed at prosecuting as many people […]

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All the ways President Trump is cutting legal immigration

WVNTR – (USAToday) – During a 2016 campaign stop in Illinois, then-candidate Donald Trump invited to the stage a man wearing a shirt that read: “Legal Immigrant For Trump.” Asked to say a few words to the crowd, the man chastised the media for missing a fundamental aspect of Trump’s candidacy: that he was opposed […]

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Increase Of More Than 1.5 Million New Seats Scheduled On Direct Flights To Mexico In 2018

WVNTR – The Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) announced today that Mexico’s global air connectivity continues its growth trajectory with the addition of 1.5 million seats on direct flights to Mexico in 2018. The increase in air connectivity is expected to result in nearly 30 million seats by the end of the year to accommodate travel […]

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Nearly 1,800 Families Separated at US-Mexico Border in 17 Months Through February

FILE – Border patrol agent Sergio Ramirez talks with immigrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2, 2018. WVNTR – (VOA) – Nearly 1,800 immigrant families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border from October 2016 through February of this year, according […]

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US: Why We Revoked Visas of some Nigerians Travelling to America

Image Creddit –  PunchNg WVNTR – (ThisDay) – Among the number of reasons the United States Government had revoked the visas of some Nigerians traveling to the US might have been because of overstaying the period of admission, applying for asylum in another country, and working without proper authorisation. This was indicated in an email […]

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How to apply for Mexico visa in Nigeria

Embajada de México en Nigeria. WVNTR – When thinking of popular vacation spots around the world, Mexico easily comes to mind. Mexico welcomed 39.3 million foreign travelers in 2017. Mexico saw a record revenue from international tourism in 2017, netting $21.3 billion from the sector and up 8.3 percent from 2016, Tourism Minister Enrique de […]

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