Tag Archives: Travel visa

18Apr/17

Trump looks at tightening H-1B visa program

President Donald Trump says a new executive order will ensure that federal agencies enforce rules to end abuse of the H-1B visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States. Continue reading

07Mar/17

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.

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16Nov/16

EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.

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08Aug/16

UK consumer spending picks up in July, bucking signs of slowdown -Visa

British consumer spending picks up last month, according to a survey from card company Visa UK that bucked other signs Britons have become more cautious since June, when they voted to leave the European Union.
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01Jul/15

HIV positive Zambian woman dies in northern India

A Zambian woman, tested positive for HIV, dies in India’s northern Amritsar city. She was in India after Pakistan immigration authorities sent her back for not holding visa to visit their country.

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02Mar/15

Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.
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