The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security has announced that employment license applicants will need to submit a “certificate of no criminal conviction” (also known as a police clearance letter) from…more
A new undercover investigation by Yicai.com takes a look at shady Chinese agencies thatpromote travel to America for purposes of giving birth to a US citizen baby. I’ve included an English translation of the September 5,…more
Congress is considering a bill that would revoke the visas of nearly all the 800 or so Chinese journalists in the U.S.
It would require that Chinese journalists’ U.S. visas be revoked so that there are no more than the…more
On June 30 the National People's Congress Standing Committee passed a new Exit-Entry Administration Law. This is the first overhall of China's immigration law since 1986.
Xinhua News Agency reports that the overriding policy…more
The U.S. House of Representatives has adopted a resolution apologizing for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which barred the admission to the U.S. of nearly all Chinese until 1943. The Act enshrined race and nationality…more
In addition to large flows of emigrants leaving China in search of opportunities elsewhere, a new trend of immigration to China is emerging. But China still doesn’t have the regulatory framework and administrative capacity…more
The U.S. Department of State has announced that the Fiscal Year 2010 adjusted refusal rate for B (visitor) visas for Chinese nationals is 13.3%…more
Effective November 15, 2010, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in mainland China will require payment of the nonimmigrant visa application fee (usually 966 RMB/140 USD) prior to scheduling a visa appointment. Will trouble ensue?…more
Effective November 15, 2010, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in mainland China will require payment of the nonimmigrant visa application fee (966 RMB/140 USD in most cases). Will trouble ensue?…more
The U.S. Consular Mission in China has addressed visa appointment delays by liberalizing their appointment policy. Now, regardless of where you live, you can apply for a nonimmigrant visa at any U.S. Consular Section in Mainland…more
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