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U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens

WVN – Based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) assessment, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation today announcing that the Republic of Chad has improved its identity-management and information sharing practices sufficiently to meet the baseline security standard of the United States. Chad nationals will therefore again be able to receive visas for […]

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US Senate Defeats Multiple Immigration Reform Proposals

From left, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., finish a news conference on the bipartisan immigration deal they reached, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 15, 2018. That plan and three others seeking immigration reform were all ultimately rejected. WVN […]

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US Senate Weighs Competing Immigration Proposals

WVN – (VOA) – The U.S. Senate could vote on several immigration reform proposals Thursday, as lawmakers weigh competing plans that address issues such as protecting young undocumented immigrants, boosting border security and changing the rules for family-based immigration. Late Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 16 senators announced an agreement on legislation that would offer […]

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The US embassy in Moscow will be taking far fewer visa applicants henceforth

WVN – The U.S. mission in Russia has started reducing the number of visa issuance to Russians stating that ‘Russia’s decision to reduce the United States’ diplomatic presence here calls into question Russia’s seriousness about pursuing better relations’. Effective immediately, the U.S. embassy in Moscow will be taking far fewer visa applicants from now on. […]

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