Blog Posts in August, 2014

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  • Significant changes proposed to US consular fees
    Significant changes proposed to US consular fees

    The Department of State, the agency which oversees all United States Embassies and Consulates around the world, has published an Interim Final Rule today announcing changes to consular fees. Some fees ...

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  • US Citizen living in the United Kingdom? Register to vote in US federal elections!
    US Citizen living in the United Kingdom? Register to vote in US federal elections!

    When it comes to voting in US elections, many US citizens living in the United Kingdom are confused about their eligibility and the practicalities of registering to vote from abroad. In actuality, the ...

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  • Remembering Robin Williams as US immigrant Vladimir Ivanoff
    Remembering Robin Williams as US immigrant Vladimir Ivanoff

    As the world is mourning the loss of the great actor and comedian Robin Williams , his achievements in well-known films such as Mrs Doubtfire or Alladin are often highlighted. But did you know that ...

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  • CBP App Allows US Visitors to Skip Immigration Queues
    CBP App Allows US Visitors to Skip Immigration Queues

    After a long flight to the USA, the last thing a visitor to the USA wants to do is stand in a long queue at the US border in order to clear customs and immigration control. Enter the "Mobile Passport ...

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  • President Obama finalising US immigration reform, according to the Washington Post
    President Obama finalising US immigration reform, according to the Washington Post

    US immigration reform was a hotly debated topic for much of 2013. Sadly, the much anticipated Immigration Reform Bill appears to have been put on the back burner due to political disagreements over ...

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  • Applying for a US visa at the US Embassy in London or other US Embassy abroad? Delays are expected.
    Applying for a US visa at the US Embassy in London or other US Embassy abroad? Delays are expected.

    If you are awaiting a US passport, Report of Birth Abroad for a child, an immigrant visa allowing a person to move to the USA on a permanent basis, or a temporary US visa (such as student or visitor's ...

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