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Even as U.S. consulates slowly resume visa services, they remain limited in the visa services they can offer due to recent Presidential Proclamations and travel bans that currently remain in place. However, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has recently provided a list of National Interest Exceptions (NIE) to the Presidential Proclamations that relate to the suspension of admission […]

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published a final rule effective January 24, 2020 to amend regulations for B-2 temporary visitors for pleasure. The rule explicitly provides that Consular Officers should deny B visa applications found to be made with “the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child by giving […]

Click here to view 2019 October Visa Bulletin. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for October 2019, which reflects substantial forward movement as anticipated with the beginning of the federal fiscal year on October 1, 2019. Specifically, only the EB-1 preference category as well as India and […]