Rappler's latest stories on US visas
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US would restrict visas for unspecified current and former officials linked of the Chinese Communist Party 'who were responsible for eviscerating Hong Kong's freedoms'
'Foreign policies can be flexible at times,' says Senator Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa, whose canceled US visa triggered President Duterte's earlier decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement with the US
The United States embassy in Manila is unable to provide a specific date when it will resume visa services, but hopes to do so 'as soon as possible'
The United States embassy in the Philippines denies issuing such an advisory. The screenshot supposedly from the embassy's website also contains spelling errors.
The US embassy in the Philippines refutes misinformation it revoked tourist visas due to the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus and Duterte's threats to end the VFA
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the United States should give an explanation since there should be courtesy 'among allies'
The White House says foreigners are using the visas 'to secure automatic and permanent American citizenship for their children by giving birth on American soil'
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he doesn't know what Senator Imee Marcos is talking about
Human Rights Watch Asia Advocacy Director John Sifton says Senator Ronald dela Rosa, one of the architects of the government's bloody drug war, 'may still have a date with justice'
What’s the use of having 4 Miss Universe crowns when Filipinos cannot even freely explore the world we live in?
The Philippines says it is open to working with the United States to address the visa concerns
The Filipina teen was unable to perform at the Judge's House in the US because she wasn't able to get a US visa
The embassy officer told me I could reapply if and when my 'circumstances change.' What circumstance has to change before we beat colonial presumptions and call ourselves worthy to travel this world freely?
The diplomatic row is sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul
According to a State Department official consular officers can now demand extra information from applicants they deem to require more rigorous national security vetting
Those who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security related visa ineligibilities will be required to submit their social media names in past 5 years
US homeland security wants tougher visa screening procedures including the right to look into an applicant s social media account
How one writer got her 10-year multiple entry US visa. Jacklynne Lambino shares her tips for the application and interview process
The chairman of the Iranian parliament s national security and foreign policy committee described the law as unfair and discriminatory
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This issue is not specific to any particular country citizenship document or visa category says the US State Department
I looked for the sense of belonging that eluded me in others which resulted in many mistakes that could not be undone and only learned from
The announcement comes a month after a historic ruling by the US Supreme Court which struck down a law denying federal benefits to homosexual couples
If the automatic budget cuts take effect the State Department will be forced to cut back its programs including consular services