Christian H. Kälin

Investment Migration Pioneer, Entrepreneur and Investor, Advisor to Governments, Author, Humanitarian, and Global Citizen

COVID-19 Prompts Shift in Passport Power

Finews Asia has published an article on the 2021 Q1 Henley Passport Index and Global Mobility Report highlighting how global immobility is no longer solely the plight of citizens of less advanced countries. Dr. Christian H. Kälin is quoted as noting that “Due to pandemic-related travel constraints, travelers from the UK and US currently face major restrictions from over 105 countries, with US passport holders able to travel to fewer than 75 destinations, while UK passport holders currently have access to fewer than 70.” A new global mobility hierarchy has been emerging in recent years, and Covid-19 is disrupting the status quo even further.

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