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South Korea Updates Pandemic-Related Entry Requirements

South Africa - January 19 2022 Effective January 20, 2022, South Korea will require all international arriving passengers to present documentation of a negative COVID-19 test within…

Chile Extends Border Restrictions Related to COVID-19

Chile - January 5 2022 On December 31, 2021, the Chilean government extended and modified various border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government’s…

State Department Will Waive Interviews for Many Temporary Work Visa Applicants

USA - December 26 2021 On December 23, 2021, the Department of State announced that consular officers are now authorized to waive the in-person interview requirement for…

DHS Extends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility (Effective January 1, 2022)

USA - December 21 2021 Federal law requires that employers must properly complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, for each worker hired to perform labor or…

USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Accomplishments

USA - December 21 2021 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced its preliminary fiscal year (FY) 2021 agency statistics and accomplishments. Over…

Australia Eases Border Restrictions for Eligible Visa Holders

Australia - December 14 2021 Effective December 15, 2021, the Australian government will allow fully vaccinated travelers in eligible visa categories to travel to and from…

Chile Delays Relaxation of Border Restrictions Due to Omicron Variant

Chile - December 7 2021 On November 29, 2021, the Chilean government announced that it would postpone the relaxation of various pandemic-related entry restrictions. The…

CDC Now Requires COVID Testing 1 Day Prior to Travel to the US

USA - December 5 2021 In response to the omicron variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has significantly shortened the time period during which…

Australia Postpones Relaxation of Entry Restrictions for Visa Holders

Australia - December 1 2021 On November 29, 2021, the Australian government announced that it would delay its plan to reopen the country to fully vaccinated visa holders in light…

Taiwan Updates Entry Restrictions in Light of Omicron Variant

Taiwan - December 1 2021 On November 26, 2021, Taiwan announced that it would add six African countries - South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe - to…