Visas

5.8.17

Traveling Abroad Sucks if You're an Ex-Con

Even after you've paid your debt to society, you can still get denied entry to into another country.

3.22.17

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.

3.2.17

The British-Born Kids Who Can't Afford to Be British

A crippling citizenship fee is stopping children who were born in the UK registering for citizenship.

1.30.16

The Forgotten Story of the Japanese 'Schindler's List'

Chiune Sugihara, sometimes called the "Japanese Schindler," was a diplomat living in Europe during WWII who defied his own government and issued thousands of transit visas to Jews facing execution. The overlooked hero is the focus of a new biopic.

1.24.16

The UK's VIP Visa Lounge in Dubai Sums Up Our Hypocrisy

A "platinum lounge" has opened at a Dubai mall's UK visa application centre, with snacks, wifi and queue-jumping. Could there be anything more un-British?

7.22.15

Foreign Students Are Facing Deportation Because Their College Lost its Licence to Sponsor Visas

St Patrick's College got investigated by the Home Office and can no longer sponsor student visas. Its international students have to find a new place to study in 60 days, or get kicked out of the UK.

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2.26.14

Do Romanians Care About Moving to the US?

The EU just told the US to lift visa requirements for Romanians, but does anyone in Bucharest give a shit?

8.31.12

My Life and Times at Britain's Worst University

Remembering London Met as all its foreign students get deported.