15 Sep 06
The United States House of Representatives passed a bill in favour of building a 700 mile long fence along the border with Mexico is an effort to control illegal immigration.
12 Sep 06
The United States is coming under pressure to extend its Visa Waiver Program to all members of the European Union.
08 Sep 06
Thousands of music fans in North America have been left disappointed after British group Massive Attack experienced visa problems.
07 Sep 06
The United States is ready to welcome more foreign students to the country, and is making visa processing easier and quicker than ever before.
05 Sep 06
New laws in Colorado are causing concern amongst employers who have seen a dramatic drop-off in applications for job vacancies, and fear huge labour shortages.
01 Sep 06
The United States decision to grant a visa for former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has drawn criticism from some politicians and a Jewish rights group, who say they consider Iran a threat to the country.
18 Aug 06
The American Immigration Lawyers Association have warned the public against falling victim to a hoax email claiming the recipient has won the 'visa lottery.'
16 Aug 06
The latest United States census figures show that the immigrant population has rised 16% in the last five years, and especially so in areas that have not previously seen significant numbers of new settlers.
14 Aug 06
United States business leaders have expressed concern that post September 11 visa restrictions are harming overseas exports and costing American jobs.
10 Aug 06
United States immigration court judges will undergo periodic evaluations as part of a series of new measures aimed at reforming immigration reviews, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has announced.
08 Aug 06
The United States are considering relaxing immigration rules for a limited numbers of Cubans with the aim of reuniting families who still have relatives in America.