'Worrying about epidemic' not valid reason to extend visa: Taiwan MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Taiwan's ban on all foreign visitors, the government clarified that foreigners with visitor or landing visas that are about to expire must leave the country ...

MIT warns foreign students of possible visits from ICE

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is warning international students that federal immigration officials may visit their work sites to verify that their employment is directly rela...

Hong Kong refuses visa extension for Taiwan Investigation Bureau official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An official of the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) was forced to return home Wednesday (September 18) after Hong Kong refused to extend his working visa. ...

Chinese family seeks Taiwan visa extension to pursue U.S. asylum

Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Six members of a family from Sichuan Province, southwest China, that flew to Taiwan last week after their church was reportedly shut down by the government, has asked for an exte...

Foreign students can stay longer after graduation: Taiwan Ministry of Interior

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to attract and retain outstanding international students who seek employment in Taiwan, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Nov.1 passed a law amendment that allows...

China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

BEIJING (AP) — Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party's most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New Yor...

AP Exclusive: China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

BEIJING (AP) — Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party's most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based bi...

Chinese spouse faces forced departure

A Chinese spouse surnamed Pan is now facing forced departure due to her visa problem. Pan’s husband has been living overseas for decades and information leading to his household registration was recen...

More government agencies join NIA's mobile service

Pingtung, June 25 (CNA) Personnel from 12 government agencies got on board the National Immigration Agency's (NIA) mobile unit Thursday, when it traveled to the southernmost county of Pingtung in an e...

Ministry of Interior to extend visa duration for overseas graduates

In order to attract overseas students to stay and acquire a job here after graduation, the Ministry of Interior is extending their visa duration to 6 months after leaving college, enabling them to see...