Author: Marion Panizzon

US—India Visa Fee Controversy before the WTO: A Migration-Mobility Nexus for the WTO?

27.10.2016 , in ((Politics)) , ((No Comments))

Trumping over the US election campaign is also a visa dispute at the WTO. On trial stands a bill by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to double application fees for H1-B visa. India brought its complaint before the WTO on March 2016, alleging that the US had breached its legally binding market access commitments. The US-India dispute could set a precedent if it were to confirm the WTO’s judicial competence over visa – traditionally considered a national prerogative. ...

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