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U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Turkey: Nonimmigrant Visas Will Be Back Again in 2019

Latest Announcement The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Turkey just announced that the Turkish citizens who want to visit the U.S. will be able to apply for visas again in January 2019 at the earliest. What Triggered the U.S. Visa Suspension The U.S. suspended all nonimmigrant visa services in Turkey on Oct. 8.  Please refer to [...]
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Turkey Facing U.S.Visa Suspension

Turkey ranked thirteenth in terms of the number of foreign nationals studying in the U.S.A.  from 2015 to 2016. However, this scenario will likely change now that Turkey has officially been added the growing list of nations where American non-immigrant visas operations have been suspended. Two days ago, the U.S. State Department said it was suspending all [...]
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6 Underrated Cities to Visit During Your European Study Abroad

Note: This article was written by Ms. Giselle Krachenfels of the University of Southern California.  She is a writer for  Studybreaks.com: “an independently run website and magazine written by a rotating staff of college students from across the country.”  Ms. Krachenfels has gracefully offered to share her article with our readers. Studying abroad is an amazing privilege where students [...]
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Attention! Trump Signs New Travel Ban

On September 24, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation that will replace his expiring travel ban with a new one that is even more restrictive.  In February 2017, Trump first issued the travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries including Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen.   This time, Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela [...]
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Warning! U.S. Customs Officials May Examine or Seize Your Cell Phone

Ever since the so-called Patriot Act was signed into law by then US President George W. Bush,  American hysteria in post 911 era has led to a continued erosion of our civil liberties along a growing list of government intrusions to our personal privacy.    This is according to an April 28, 2017 published report by Forbes Magazine. Your [...]
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Laptop Ban Begins in Cabins of Nine Airlines Flying Non-stop to U.S. from Mideast and Africa

(News Source: USA Today, March 21, 2017) The U.S. government began notifying nine foreign airlines in the Middle East and Africa at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday that personal electronics larger than cellphones will be banned indefinitely in the cabins of about 50 direct flights daily to the U.S. The secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, [...]
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Travel Warning: F-1 and J-1 visa holders should carry documentation at all times

Last week, Edgewood College sent a message to its students in reaction to U.S. President Trump's immigration policy changes.   As an international student in the United States,  it's important that you heed these travel warnings: Carry your F-1 or J-1 visa documents with you whenever you are traveling, including within the United States. If you [...]
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Latest Travel Warnings

The U.S. State Department just warned Americans traveling to the following countries: Mali: Due to ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence. Jordan: Due to threats from terrorist groups throughout the country.  “On December 18, 10 people, including a Canadian tourist and seven Jordanian security and police officers, were killed at or near a tourist site in Karak, […]

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