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Visa

1. A document allowing a person to enter, study and/or work in a country in which the person is not a citizen. There are many types of visas; most have time limits and restrictions. Visa holders ordinarily are not permitted recourse to welfare or other public funds.

2. A financial services company that issues a large share of credit cards and debit cards in the United States and worldwide. It began as a credit card issued by Bank of America that was accepted by multiple merchants, and not simply by a single company. In 1970, Visa became its own company and revolutionized the way for which goods and services are paid, especially at the retail level. Because of Visa, customers may pay with a card almost everywhere and are not required to use cash or check.
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Clearly, companies prefer the Visa Corporate card to other payment options as they recognize its key benefits: worldwide acceptance, more efficient and reliable ways to manage expenses, and greater operating efficiency by streamlining purchasing and travel and entertainment processes," added de la Vega.
Under the Biometric Visa Program, consular officers electronically scan the fingerprints of the visa applicants at the visa interview windows as part of the visa interview process.
Consumers have also chimed in, complaining that their Visa bank cards are not allowing them to bet online.
Unless, therefore, the foreign national applicant is a Canadian or Mexican citizen and can fall under one of the enumerated TN/NAFTA job categories, there really are no particularly good nonimmigrant (temporary) visa options available.
Before these precautions were instituted, we assessed possible person-to-person transmission of VISA.
Andrews and The Old Course Experience, Visa Signature cardholders have access to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities with golf packages including a round on the fabled Old Course, site of the 2007 British Open Championship.
From the beginning, we felt that Visa was the ideal company to accomplish this objective.
Print advertisements underscore Visa Signature's goal in providing cardholders unique access to experiences which resonate with the target audience's desires.
Visa check cards allow cardholders to use their cards at any of the locations that accept Visa, including the more than 10.
Visa is pleased to partner with Tully's to deliver the next generation of payment technology and enhance the customer experience," said Brian Triplett, Senior Vice President of Emerging Product Development at Visa USA.
Visa is the largest consumer payment system in the world with more than 10 million acceptance locations and 309 million cards issued worldwide, including 152 million in the U.