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Three Nigerian citizens attempt to enter Estonia using World Cup fan pass

The Estonian-Russian border. Photo is illustrative. Source: Postimees/Scanpix WVNTR – (BNS) – The Estonian Border Guard on Monday sent back three Nigerian citizens from the Estonian-Russian border after the three individuals attempted to enter Estonia using World Cup fan passes. The three Nigerian citizens, born in 1993, 1991 and 1998, arrived at the railway border […]

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Canada announces a change in Express Entry rules

WVNTR – Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced a change in Canada’s Express Entry rules. Effective today, June 26, 2018, intending immigrants who are in the Express Entry pool and have not yet been invited to apply through Express Entry will now have 60 days to submit their application for permanent residence after […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban on Muslim Majority Countries

Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court while the justices heard arguments on the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban.Yuri Gripas / Reuters WVNTR – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favour of President Donald Trump administration’s travel ban targeting people from several Muslim majority countries. The latest presidential proclamation maintains limits on […]

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Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances traveler experience this summer season

WVNTR – With its offering of transit visas on arrival, flight updates via social media, efficient and innovative passenger processing systems and an upgraded, stronger Wi-Fi service to ensure great connectivity, Enriching Tourist Experience is at the heart of all initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this summer. “Abu Dhabi Airports prioritizes passenger safety […]

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China’s first visa center in CEE opens in Bucharest

Guests attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a Chinese visa application service center in Bucharest, capital of Romania, on June 22, 2018. China opened here on Friday a visa application service center, the first in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), to facilitate the visa processing and provide better service to Romanian applicants wishing to visit […]

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Mauritius to sell citizenship and passports

WVNTR – By all means Mauritius is trying to attract investors. Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m to the national sovereign wealth fund. Applicants’ dependents are also eligible for citizenship with an additional cost of $100,000 per family member. Another scheme will offer […]

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Migrants use World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

WVNTR – (The News) – A small number of migrants have used Russia’s World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union illegally, with neighbouring Belarus and Finland reporting cases. Moscow has implemented a Fan ID system that exempts visiting fans from Russia’s strict visa system […]

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