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Netherlands party calls for ban on all mosques

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 1, 2016

PVV leader Geert Wilders says he wants to ban all Islamic symbols, mosques and the Koran from the country.     Currently riding high in the polls, the far-right Party… Read more…

Top Countries for Visa-Free Travel

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Every expat who moves from one continent to another will know all about the hassle that acquiring visas can entail. A recently published Index and interactive website listing the visa… Read more…

How many countries can you visit visa-free with your passport?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 23, 2015

If you hold more than one citizenship and passport, how do you chose which to use? The latest index can help you make that decision. Expats are quite probably the… Read more…

Who you gonna call… the embassy or the consulate?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 22, 2015

Find out what the difference between an Embassy and Consulate is, and the role of each. An embassy is the larger and politically more important of the two bodies, and… Read more…

The world’s least restrictive countries and most mobile citizens

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The travel intelligence company Skift has come up with a list of countries that offer the most unrestrictive entry for tourist visitors. That’s not to say it would be easy… Read more…

Single Visa for Gulf Expats by Summer 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 9, 2014

The six Arab States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are working together to produce a single visa that will allow easier travel between the nations. The six GCC nations… Read more…

New Zealand: Student Visas to Allow Work while Studying

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Changes to student visa requirements will make it easier for international students to work while studying in New Zealand. In brief, the changes will mean that students studying full time… Read more…

Canada: Continuing Strike Action Delays Visa Applications

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) union in Canada is still on strike, and has been since 11 June.  PAFSO members process visa applications and, according to Peregrine… Read more…

India To Expand Visa-On-Arrival Scheme

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, April 26, 2013

India is to add five more airports to the list of entry points offering visa-on-arrival (VoA) services to tourists. According to a report in the Times of India, the government… Read more…

Mexico Changes Residency Visa Rules

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 14, 2012

In May of this year the Mexican government announced root-and-branch changes to their immigration laws. The changes came into force on 9 November. However, very little was available in writing… Read more…

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