“To date, only 12 percent of U.N. member states have embraced marriage equality,” said Osius. “Denying visas to the partners of diplomats who represent 88 percent of the world’s nations will divide families and harm diplomats whose only intention is to serve their countries.” “Most countries send their very best diplomats to the United Nations,” he added. “But some will now choose another path because the United States no longer lives up to its values of fairness and inclusion.” Osius spoke with the Blade two days after the new policy took effect. A State Department letter the Blade obtained in August states “all currently accredited same-sex domestic partners of officers and employees of international organizations serving in the United States who wish to maintain their derivative G-4 nonimmigrant visa status and acceptance of accreditation” should ask their organization “to submit appropriate documentation” to the State Department’s Office of Foreign Missions no later than Dec. 31 that indicates “the couple has legally married.” “After December 31, 2018, unless such individuals are able to obtain separate authorization to remain in the United States through a change of nonimmigrant status with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, they will generally be expected to depart the country… Read full this story
- NFL’s New National Anthem Policy On Hold
- New National Space Policy for the USA!
- MITI says new open AP policy began on January 1
- Bing Ads rolling out new System Quality Policy, expects little impact on performing campaigns
- Airbnb Unveils New Anti-Discrimination Policy
- Why India may not be a big fan of Pakistan’s new visa policy
- PIAM and MTA appoint Adibah Noor as the official ambassador of the new 'Play Your Role' campaign
- Hospitals, Insurers And Other Health Groups Find Common Ground Criticizing Proposed ‘Public Charge’ Policy
- Game Critic Says YouTube Copyright Policy Threatens His Livelihood [Update]
- NFL announces new national anthem policy
Former U.S. ambassador to Vietnam criticizes new diplomatic visa policy have 316 words, post on www.watermarkonline.com at October 4, 2018. This is cached page on Talk Vietnam. If you want remove this page, please contact us.