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Work visa ban creates 525,000 American jobs

President Donald Trump has temporarily suspended new work visas and barred hundreds of thousands of foreigners from seeking employment in the United States. New York...
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Germany ‘at risk of second wave’ of COVID-19

Germany’s Gütersloh area will re-enter lockdown after a COVID-19 outbreak at a meat-processing plant. Deutsche Welle reports the district – home to around 100,000 people...
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Backlog of 1.7 million US passports

As restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic begin to ease, many US citizens are ready to resume travel for business and pleasure. Those who...
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US imposes visa sanctions on Burundi

The USA has stopped issuing visas to nationals of the East African nation of Burundi. The Department of Homeland Security says Burundi’s failure to cooperate...
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Missouri driver’s licence gets new design

The Missouri Department of Revenue started issuing driver’s licences with a new design. ID Scanner reports some changes include designated header colours for different types...
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Spain lifts national state of emergency

In an effort to restart its economy, Spain ended its national state of emergency after three months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

How to reduce e-waste and save the environment

Introduction As technology keeps advancing at a rapid pace, so does the useful life of these devices. For example, on average, there is a new...
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New Sudanese pound banknote planned

The Central Bank of Sudan plans to issue a revised SDG 200 banknote.
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Millions granted right to remain in UK after Brexit

More than 3.3 million citizens from the European Union and European Economic Area have been granted the right to remain in the UK after...
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US, Mexico extend border restrictions

Travel restrictions at the US-Mexico border will remain in place until 21 July. “Mexico and the United States have agreed to extend for 30 days...

Libya is Withdrawing 50-Dinars Banknotes from Circulation

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) started withdrawing all 50-Dinars banknotes from circulation on April 21, 2024, in response to rampant counterfeiting. The two...

Finland’s Digital Travel Credential Pilot Program Results

In August of last year, Finland launched a pilot program to test its Digital Travel Credential (DTC) with real passengers in real-life border control...

LIVE BLOG: US Virgin Islands’ new Limited-Purpose DL, ID card for non-citizens

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

New State-of-the-Art Banknote Security Feature: Nanoswitch™

On July 20, 1969, more than 500 million people around the world watched the Moon landing, the “great leap for mankind.” This was a...

The Evolution of Veridos’ New Lumen ID Echo Security Feature

Earlier this year, Veridos, a global leader in identity solutions, delivered the new state-of-the-art Macau Electronic ID which includes the company’s new Lumen ID...