Visa Refusal

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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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai Gets Messy As Katy Perry and Gigi Hadid Are Denied Visas

WVN – (Fortune) – Victoria’s Secret announced—with great fanfare—that its annual fashion show would take place in Shanghai this year. “Ni hao, China!” it tweeted in August. But for the all the hiccups the show’s new locale is reportedly causing, that enthusiasm may be fading. Katy Perry, Gigi Hadid, and a host of top models […]

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Turkish, US Diplomats Work to Ease Troubled Ties

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been critical of the U.S. and Western allies over several recent disputes. WVN – Diplomats from the United States and Turkey are working to ease tensions after disputes led the countries to place visa restrictions on each other. This past weekend, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made sharply critical […]

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US Apologizes After Indonesian General Denied Entry

WVN – A U.S. diplomat said Monday “there are absolutely no issues” with the Indonesian military chief’s ability to travel to the United States, after he had been refused entry to attend a conference in Washington. Indonesian Armed Forces Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo was preparing to board a flight to the U.S. with his wife […]

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U.S. visas to six Muslim nations drop after Supreme Court backs travel ban

WVN – (Reuters) – In the first two months after a June Supreme Court ruling allowed partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, visas issued on average each month to citizens of six countries targeted by the order were 18 percent lower compared to the month prior to the ban, a Reuters analysis of […]

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Pakistan objects to excessive Canadian visa rejection

WVN – Pakistan has formally raised objections with Canadian High Commissioner here in Islamabad over the issue of excessive increase in visa rejection for its nationals without having any solid justification, terming it as major stumbling block in the way for establishing long and durable relations. Islamabad has also asked Canada to consider its policy […]

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State Department Tightens Rules for Visas to U.S.

WVN – (NYTimes) – The State Department is giving immigration and consular officials new grounds to deny entry to visitors to the United States or to kick them out if they are already here. In a cable to American embassies around the world, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson wrote that visitors who require a […]

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