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E-1 & E-2 Visas

We are Rocking a New Visa: What are E-1 and E-2 visas? Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation, including New Zealand. To find out if your business qualifies, what you need to apply, and how to apply, visit our overview page here.
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Be aware of ESTA scams

Looking for a USA Visa ? You may be eligible for an ESTA . This is the only official U.S. government Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website for applying for ESTA: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/ . If at any time, you are being asked to pay more than the equivalent of U.S. $14.00, then you are not at the U.S. Customs and ...
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Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2020

We’re looking for young leaders who are passionate about improving their communities, countries and the Pacific region! If you’re between the ages of 25-35, apply today to attend our Young Pacific Leaders conference in Papua New Guinea from 21-24 April 2020.  Apply by 3 February here ! More Information: The 7th Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Papua New Guinea will take place 21-24 April 2020 through ...
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Dr James To on his IVLP experience – building dynamic connections and friendships

“It’s a real privilege to be a part of this global union, to develop and build dynamic connections and friendships with common interests – this is one part of my life where I’m definitely not looking back.” – Dr. James To, 2019 U.S. Foreign Policy Decision Making IVLP participant. Dr. To recently returned from International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) ...
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Damon on his IVLP experience

“…I now have a large worldwide network of 43 counties and people that I can directly go to, to work in collaboration with them to reduce the threat to our various nations.” Damon recently returned from his International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the United States where he explored the underlying issues of terrorism threat, violence and extremism alongside ...
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Kiwi, Sarah Lang’s IVLP experience in the U.S.

In September 2019, Sarah Lang took part in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the U.S. on Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management. We are delighted that she has offered to share her experience on the trip she took in September. *** Background My name is Sarah Lang and I had the honour of being selected for an International ...
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Calling NZ-based Secondary School Educators…

Calling New Zealand-based Secondary School Educators: Apply for a fully-funded 2020 exchange program in the United States. Apply by Monday, January 06, 2020 at 5pm New Zealand time using this online form. What is the program about? The five-week Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours. Their purpose ...
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