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No Interview Required For Certain Non-Immigrant Visa Holders

On December 23, 2021, the Department of State (DOS) authorized consular officers to waive in-person interviews for certain nonimmigrant visa ...
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DOS Updates Student Visa Eligibility Requirements

On December 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) updated its Foreign Affair Manual (FAM), concerning the “residence abroad” ...
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The January 2022 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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No Interview Required

On December 13, 2021 the Department of State (DOS) published a temporary final rule (TFR) allowing consular officers the flexibility ...
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New Developments On Embassy Interviews

The Department of State (DOS) recently announced a change in policy concerning scheduling of immigrant visa interviews. Previously, immigrant visa ...
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Update On The Embassy Interviews

Most people, with family members or employees stranded overseas waiting for their immigrant visa interviews, will find some ray of ...
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Thanksgiving Message

Thanksgiving is again being celebrated differently this year. Thankfully, although we are still in the midst of a pandemic, we ...
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The December 2021 Priority Dates: No change from September

The November priority dates are typically the start of the new “fiscal year” for visas, where a new annual supply ...
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Naturalizing With An Undocumented Spouse

Dear Atty. Gurfinkel: I have been a green card holder for over 5 years, paid my taxes, committed no crimes, ...
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