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Deputy Speaker queries visa application process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has raised concern about the troubles faced by Ugandans to access Visas to travel to different countries. Addressing Parliament on Thursday, Tayebwa directed that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gen. Jeje Odongo to present to parliament a comprehensive statement …

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US Embassy cancels visa interviews over surge in Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US Embassy in Kampala has temporarily suspended routine visitor visa interviews following a recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the country. The suspension comes in the wake of the third wave of the pandemic declared by the Ministry of Health on 7 January …

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Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizens and residents, and diversity visa lottery recipients. Biden said in a statement that former President Donald Trump’s order blocking green card applicants and temporary …

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Trump signs executive order halting certain work visas through 2020

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order suspending the issuance of a number of certain employment-based visas through the end of 2020, including the H-1B which are used for highly skilled workers and common in the tech industry. “Temporary workers are often accompanied …

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KENYATTA: East Africans to be treated like Kenyans

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Uhuru Kenyatta has lifted restrictions on East Africans wishing to live and do business in Kenya. He says all East Africans need now is their national identification. Speaking at today’s swearing in, President Kenyatta also directed that Africans wishing to visit Kenya will be …

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Visa problems hit Eugene Diamond League – official

Eugene, United States | AFP |  Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov is among around 10 athletes who have been prevented from competing in this weekend’s Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting because of visa problems, race officials said Friday. Tom Jordan, director of the prestigious two-day meeting at Eugene, said 2015 110m …

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