Did Water Damage your Passport and/or Visa? Here is what you should do

In the wake of the hurricanes that have brought massive flooding to parts of Texas, Indiana, Florida and many islands in the Caribbean, many foreign nationals in the US planning foreign travel (or those outside the US planning on coming back) have passports and visas that have been water damaged.  According to the Department of

New Rules Regarding Visa Waiver Travelers Go into Affect Today!

We recently blogged about the change in rule being implemented by USCIS regarding the Visa Waiver Program.  Basically, those who have visited Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria or who are nationals of those countries (even if they are nationals of another country as well) cannot use the visa waiver program.  The DOS has now put

February 2016 Visa Bulletin -Not Much Movement

The Department of State just came out with the Visa Bulletin for February 2016.  Unfortunately there was not much movement on either the family or employment front.  Below we summarize what movement there was. Family Based Immigrant Visas: Final Action Dates:  Most categories moved forward between 1-2 months. Dates For Filing:  Again, they moved 1-2

Department of State Passport and Visa System Off Line

As of June 15, 2015 the Department of State has been experiencing severe issues with its computer system, which is preventing them from issues visas and passports.  According to the DOS: This is a global issue, and we are working around the clock to fix it. More than 100 computer experts from both the private

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