LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives


OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave OPERA-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Re: New Visa Issues for the US
From: Alain Letort <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Alain Letort <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:29:00 -0500
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (58 lines)


The unimaginable malevolence and evilness of the Orange Turd’s
administration mushrooms each and every passing day !

Alain

Alain Letort
Washington, D.C.
The Belly of the Beast

========================================
On Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0500, Frank Cadenhead <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

>Trump's new immigration restriction is much more disastrous for the performing 
>arts that anyone now understands. It will take effect on March 16 and,
according 
>to MusicalAmerica.com, “potentially affects all foreign artists coming to
the US, 
>from students/young artists to competition and festival participants.” The
VIWP 
>(Visa Interview Waiver Program) for non-immigrants has also been suspended.
“All 
>artists will be required to have a personal interview in order to receive a
new visa, 
>regardless of when their last O or P visa was issued or whether or not they
were 
>previously allowed to receive a visa under the VIWP.” Consular or embassy
staffing, 
>of course, will not be in place and one can only wonder about interview
wait times 
>and visa processing in general. These were already big problems for
visiting artists 
>under the present system. Anyone coming to America for any unpaid musical 
>activity and think that a tourist visa might work are advised to take snacks 
>because you will certainly be detained and likely denied entry. 
>The new regulations will certainly dramatically increase the time and
effort needed 
>to perform in the US and we will only learn in the coming weeks and months how 
>this will affect non-US singers scheduled to appear at any time after the
16th. The 
>Met will soon be announcing further cast changes. 
>
>Frank Cadenhead
>
>**********************************************

**********************************************
OPERA-L on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
[log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main OPERA-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.BCCLS.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager