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Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



US B1 Visa – What Is It & How To Apply?

Planning on heading to the United States on business? Well, then it sounds like you might need to apply for a US B1 Visitor Visa. This is a fantastic visa that allows you to enter the US multiple times, and visit any state solely for business purposes. In this detailed guide, you will learn everything […]

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ESTA USA – What Is It & How To Apply

The United States is a fantastic place to visit for tourism, business, and other reasons such as medical care. If you want to go to the USA by air or sea or just pass through the country, you may be wondering if you need a visa or an ESTA and if you are eligible to […]

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US H-1B visa update

Recently the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that they have received sufficient quota of H-1B visa for 2018. The USCIS has received about 200 000 petitions this year compared to the previous year 236 000 it is visible that there is a drop of applicants. The quota was 65 000 for […]

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US H-1B Visa is Stopped

Recently the H-1B visa was stopped. Obviously, the new president of the USA is going to make a lot of changes to the US visa and migration policy. Earlier this year Trump banned passport holders of 7 countries from entering the USA. It echoed globally and in the same time made a statement that US […]

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United States Immigration System

United States is one of the most desired destinations for immigrants in the world. It is famous for giving the opportunity to everyone hungry for success and work. Everyone knows the moto “the land of endless opportunities”. For sure there is a reason for that and it stays for decades. It is proven that it […]

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Canadian vs U.S. Immigration Policies

Canada and the United States have very different immigration policies. One of the biggest difference between the migration systems of both countries is that Canadian immigration is based on employment and qualification while the U.S immigration is based primarily on family ties. Canadian migration policy is an example of an employment-based system with a lot […]

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US Work and Tourist Visas – A Short Guide

For those of you hoping to move to the US permanently, the Green Card and permanent residency are definitely the best approaches. But keep in mind there are numerous alternative visa options for you to go and settle there. Travel Visa If you are Irish or UK passport holder a citizen of one of the […]

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11 New Countries Eligible for US H-2A and H-2B visas

The US government will add 11 new countries to the list of eligible nationalities for H-2A and H-2B visas this year. The countries to be included to the scheme are Barbados, Belize, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Madagascar, Portugal, Sweden. This change was announced on 18th January, allowing US companies to hire […]

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