US Visa News

News about U.S. visas and work permits

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Emergency appointment for the U.S. consulate

In the event that interview appointments at the U.S. consulate are temporarily unavailable, urgent travel plans can quickly be jeopardized. Emergency appointments at the U.S. consulates seem to be a possible rescue here. However, they are only granted for justified emergencies.

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Extension of status and change of status in the U.S.

Generally, foreign nationals entering the United States with a U.S. visa are granted temporary residence status, meaning that they must leave the country once their I-94 entry stamp expires. As visa holders travel less in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, in many cases their status oin the U.S. is at risk of expiring soon. Now, changes to the biometrics appointments have been announced.

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Eligibility for U.S. citizenship?

German adults with an American parent may be eligible for U.S. citizenship.

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U.S. entry regulations lifted for nationals of 13 countries

The Travel Ban created by President Trump, which has affected citizens of seven countries worldwide to date, will be extended to six additional countries. Read below to find out which persons are affected by the US entry ban and what you need to know about visas, entry and stay in the U.S.

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Public Charge Rule

The U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services USCIS has announced the implementation of the Public Charge Rule for the end of February 2020. Below we inform about the consequences for visa applicants.

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DS-5535 Questionnaire

The U.S. Department of State uses the DS-5535 during the consular process to request missing information from the visa applicant. The purpose of the DS-5535 Questionnaire is to assist consular officials in determining whether an applicant poses a potential security threat.

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SEVIS – Student and Exchange Visitor Information System

When participating in an exchange program or spending a semester abroad in the United States, you will soon come into contact with the term "SEVIS". Below we will answer the most important questions about SEVIS and the SEVIS fee.

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7 International USCIS Field Offices remain open

The U.S. Immigration Service USCIS is planning to close its offices abroad. Accordingly, applicants will have to adapt to changes in the future. Further details on the closure plans have now been announced, including the fact that selected locations will remain in place.

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Status change in the USA

It may happen that the reason for your stay changes while you are still in the USA.

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Visa Survey of the Month - Significant Changes in E-2 Registration

Your Question:Due to restructuring measures within our group of companies (German GmbH) not just the name of our U. S.

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