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School director remanded over forgery of US visas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The managing director of Victory School of Beauty Nateete, Robert Kasibante has been remanded to Luzira prison on charges of forgery, uttering a false document and obtaining money by false pretense. Kasibante on Friday evening was arraigned before the Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Siena …

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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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