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Department of State has Changed its fees

The Department of State (DOS) has revised certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa fees. The following categories have new fees:

  1. E visas – treaty/trader and Australian specialty occupation visas 
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Culture shock

This blog was started in the excitement of experiencing another country for the first time and of exploring a new city. Because I had no permission to work here my life was being lived largely online, as I continued to collaborate with UK colleagues on a special issue of a journal, applied to and prepared for conferences back home, communicated with UK friends on Twitter and Facebook – and of course carried on this blog. 527 more words

Culture Shock


Visas, a word a lot of expats hear. To live in another country you need a working visa, if you plan on working and a residential visa. 747 more words

View of Mt. Hood from Hood River, OR

We are waiting on work VISAs from China through Meiwen, Inc., our new Chinese partnership with China Service Ventures. Until the details are worked out, we are enjoying our time in Hood River, Oregon.

Mt. Hood

Not Only Are We Admitting People From Ebola-Infected Countries...

We’re expediting their visas.

I can see this being a humanitarian way to help people in those countries flee the plague, but it seems like we should be quarantining them for a while before letting them in.


Obama plans on bringing in even more third world 'immigrants'

If anyone out there thinks Obama is giving us the magical finger, the headlines says it all. Of course, this doesn’t count for all those who stay beyond their approved Visa’s. 520 more words


US Embassies in Ebola-Stricken Countries Are Still Processing Visas for Non-US Citizens

Despite the outbreak of Ebola, it is still possible to get a visa from the three West African countries at the heart of the outbreak, and a key congressman is demanding to know why. 136 more words