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  • New U.S. Embassy in Nine Elms, London

    Slated for completion in late 2016, the new U.S. Embassy in the Nine Elms area of Wandsworth is a current project that will produce a modern, welcoming, safe, and energy efficient embassy for the 21st century. The design of the new facility was opened up to competition and Philadelphia-based architects, Kieran Timberlake, earned the winning […]
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  • Further Travel Restrictions for the Visa Waiver Program

    After careful consideration and consultation with the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of State, the Department of Homeland Security has announced that Libya, Somalia, and Yemen will be included as countries of concern, limiting Visa Waiver Program travel for certain individuals who have traveled to these countries since March 1, 2011. For now, […]
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  • Visa Waiver Program May Soon Have New Restrictions

    In an effort to reinforce national security, the House of Representatives has passed a bill that would place restrictions on visa-free travel to the United States. This legislation was passed three days after President Barack Obama’s Oval Office speech on terrorism, during which he “ordered the Departments of State and Homeland Security to review the […]
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  • Some Visitors to the U.S. may be Visa Exempt

    When non-U.S. citizens decide to come to the United States, whether to visit, work or stay, many may not know where to begin the process. A good place to start is to determine if it is necessary to obtain a U.S. Visa. A visa is a travel document inserted into a foreign national’s passport giving […]
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  • Memorial Day Weekend Border Crossing Tips

    With Memorial Day weekend as the official opening for local theme parks and beaches, it’s no surprise this marks the beginning of the summer season for many. This, of course, means thousands of people will be flocking across the U.S./Canada border to celebrate. If you’re looking to cross the border this busy weekend, here are […]
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  • Policy Regarding Criminal Cautions and Visas is Clarified

    In a transcript from the Jan. 29, 2014, web chat with U.S. Embassy London, it was noted that the Department of State is clarifying its policy regarding criminal cautions in the United Kingdom as they relate to visa issuance. “Currently, U.S. government policy is under review regarding criminal cautions in the United Kingdom. Applicants having a caution […]
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  • Holiday Border Crossing Tips

    With Christmas only a few days away, thousands of people will be flocking across the U.S./Canadian border for the holidays. It might be to spend time with family or even just to do a little holiday shopping. Whatever the case may be, here are some tips to help you make your border crossing a little […]
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  • NEXUS helps time-strapped business travelers

    If you frequently travel between Canada and the U.S. for business, you have probably grown accustomed to long lines and delays at airports and border crossings. For frequent business travelers, using a NEXUS card to cross the border is a great solution to avoid lines,
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