US denies entry visa to Israeli singer invited to perform at UN

Amir Benayoun scheduled to sing his song, 'The Last Survivor,' at the UN on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 1/14/2018, 10:05 PM

Coming soon-US to ease Visa requirements for Israelis

Israel is moving plans forward for a fingerprint database in order to join the US visa waiver program.Tzvi Lev, 10/2/2017, 10:15 PM

Belgian terrorists can enter the US without a visa

Administration ignoring warnings since Paris attacks on waiver program, still no thorough security checks on radicals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 10:30 AM

California shooter let in on 'sloppy' visa process

Committee head exposes fiancee visa application of Tashfeen Malik, who with husband committed shooting; file shows vetting fell far short.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 10:58 PM

Israeli Judo Team Detained, Released in Morocco

Israel's judo team was released early Thursday after being detained in Morocco for over 8 hours.Yaakov Levi, 5/21/2015, 10:31 AM

Liberman Blasts South Africa After Israel Denies Minister a Visa

South African Communist Party describes Israel as "apartheid regime", evoking harsh response from FM Liberman.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/24/2015, 11:31 PM

Belarus Waives Visa Requirements for Israelis

Move to boost bilateral relations comes on eve of event commemorating former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, whose parents immigrated from Belarus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2014, 8:21 AM

US Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis

Tourist visa process cancelled until further notice, embassy announces. Is it a matter of security, or discrimination?Tova Dvorin, 7/30/2014, 8:54 PM

Israeli Officials: Spying Allegations 'Smell of Anti-Semitism'

Israeli officials denounce Newsweek report which quoted officials as saying that "Israel crosses the line for espionage in the U.S."Elad Benari, 5/7/2014, 12:12 AM

Report: US Intelligence Officials Say 'Israel Crossed the Line'

Unconfirmed comments touch two nerves: the visa crisis issue, and Jonathan Pollard's freedom.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 8:29 PM

Kerry Vows to Fight Israeli Visa Rejection Trend

State Department review finds visa rejections for young Israelis up to 32%, doubling since 2009 - Kerry commits to changing it.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 8:23 AM

White House: No Visa to Iranian Hostage Taker

The Obama administration officially informs Iran that Tehran's choice as its next UN ambassador will be denied a visa.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/11/2014, 9:43 PM

US Limiting Visas for IDF Officers

Hundreds of Israeli officers and others connected to security branches were reportedly denied visas last year.Gil Ronen, 3/26/2014, 8:18 AM

NY Rep. Tells Kerry to Stop Blocking Israeli Visas

Congresswoman Meng questions rising Israeli visa rejections, reveals 'upsetting negative presumptions' behind move.Ari Yashar, 3/18/2014, 2:44 PM

US Bars Shin Bet, Mossad Agents from Visiting

U.S. reportedly turns down visa requests from Mossad, Shin Bet agents; change may mean fewer American exports to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 5:39 PM

Peak in US Rejection of Israeli Visa Requests

80% rise in visa rejections in part of growing trend that Foreign Ministry criticizes as being 'political.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2014, 1:19 PM

Israeli Hassidic Leader Arrested in Monsey

Head of Shomrei Emunim sect accused of lying on his visa application.Maayana Miskin, 11/21/2013, 2:23 PM

Israeli Mother, Child Stuck in Istanbul with Bad Visa

An Israeli doctor and her daughter are stuck in Turkey with a bad US visa, while five children are without their mother.Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 3:05 PM

Likely Soon: U.S. Visa Requirement to be Waived for Israelis

Israeli citizens are likely to be able to soon enter the U.S. without a visa - unless President Obama quashes a bill to allow itDavid Lev, 7/15/2013, 4:30 PM

US May Drop Visa Requirements for Israeli Tourists

The United States is considering removing requirements for Israelis to acquire visas for tourist visitsDavid Lev, 1/15/2013, 10:03 PM

US Congressman Introduces Visa Waiver for Israelis

Legislation introduced that would no longer require Israelis to obtain visas to visit the United States for tourism or business purposes. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/22/2012, 7:17 PM

U.S. House of Rep. Approves Israeli Visa Bill

Rep. Berman: Israel is trusted friend and special ally; legislation expands business opportunities, economically benefits both countries. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/20/2012, 10:13 AM

Knesset Speaker Slaps Congress for Banning Visa to MK Ben-Ari

The Knesset Speaker bars women MKs from traveling to a Congressional conference in retaliation for refusal to grant MK Ben Ari a visa.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/12/2012, 5:01 PM