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Emelie Wass

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Turkey Enrolled to the Visa Waiver Program

Posted by Emelie Wass on Jun 14, 2016 12:08:00 PM

The visa waiver deal between Turkey and the European Union has been a skittish one. In March 2016, European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncer and Erdogan came to an agreement that Turkey would accept undocumented immigrants’ return to Turkish soil provided that the need for short-term Schengen zone visas was ended. At the end of May, Turkish foreign minister, Cavusoglue stated that if EU visa free travel in the zone was not handed over, Turkey would be forced to renege on its agreement. For the moment, citizens can only be enrolled in the visa waiver program if all 72 requirements are met. Turkey’s refugee deal has pushed European officials into rushed action to liberalize EU visa usage.

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Topics: Moving to Europe, Swedish Immigration

Should you travel while your Application is Pending?

Posted by Emelie Wass on Feb 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

While your work permit application is being processed by the Migration Agency, there are vast differences in what you are allowed to do and where you are allowed to go, depending on two main factors: the type of application and your citizenship

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Topics: Working in Sweden, Moving to Sweden, Swedish Immigration