US visa ban expanded and UK student visas delayed
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25th September – 1st October 2017
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The ban has been expanded to include Chad, North Korea and Venezuela to the list of restricted nations, while Sudan has now been excluded. Aside from North Korea and Syria, student visas will remain open, but subject to additional screening in all other nations listed.
Hong Kong is one of the countries most affected by delayed UK visa process, causing overseas students to be left waiting for their visas as the academic year begins.