Who may very well be however the first?

One of many objectives Luis Gilberto MurilloAmbassador Columbia, USA, is to advance a proposal to remove visas for Colombian residents. EL TIEMPO spoke with Murillo and came upon who was the primary to be excluded from the doc.

Whereas progress is being made on the plan to utterly remove visas for Colombians, Luis Gilberto Murillo instructed this newspaper that progress is being made on two plans that can profit some residents and never require a doc to enter the US.

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The primary one can be for that Colombians who recurrently journey to the North American nationMurillo identified that as a result of “those that come to the US for a few years, with none issues, don’t stay and don’t want. That group ought to have already got an exception, as a result of it has been proven that they don’t have any further motives to come back to this nation and perform their tourism and enterprise actions,” Murillo identified.

(Learn: Visas to work within the US: How Colombians can apply for H-2A and H-2B).

The second choice has to do with a Earlier than getting into from ColombiaMurillo explains that whereas the proposal has not been mentioned with the North American nation, folks “can undergo their immigration technique of reviewing paperwork as soon as in Colombia, referred to as pre-entry. That is already taking place in nations like Canada.”

The ambassador famous that he’s working with the Division of Homeland Safety on the visa waiver request for the US, a course of that “will take years, I stress, however can’t be dominated out.”

(Additionally: US Visa: Extreme discount in time for renewal appointment).

“We’re discussing it. The actual fact is, we have now some variations and we’re speaking about them. The US authorities may be very open to us discussing it,” he stated.

Discover out extra in regards to the visa waiver program for Colombians in an interview carried out by Aura María Saavedra ‘What’s the course of for visa waivers for Colombians to journey? There’s a new proposal.

Extra Information:

Visa to USA: Steps to Apply for First Time or Renewal

The UK is sending a message about eliminating vacationer visas for Colombians

Visa-free: locations Colombians can journey with solely their passports

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