Author: Rikkilee Moser

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The White House finally formally announced on 25 October that the COVID-19 country-specific bans on entry to the United States will be replaced with a vaccination requirement for all non-citizen non-immigrants arriving in the US by air. This...

On 06 July, the Department of State announced the automatic extension of National Interest Exception (‘NIE’) waivers approved within the last 12 months. An NIE waiver is granted in limited circumstances to allow an individual to enter the United States despite being subject to the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As of January 1, 2020 Illinois became the 11th US state to permit recreational use of marijuana. Colorado and Washington were the first two states to legalize recreational use in 2012, followed by Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Maine,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] As laws around the world continue to evolve when it comes to the legality of marijuana use it can be confusing how a criminal conviction related to marijuana might impact an individual’s visa application for the United States....