The COVID-19 National Emergency has now been effective in the United States for three months. During this time, guidance from federal agencies has been dynamic as the government adapts to the “new normal.” But even as the global...Read More
Category: Department of State
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jan 8, 2020
Change is a constant in immigration visa adjudications and drastic changes can be implemented from one day to the next without much, if any, notice. For example, the reciprocity fees for the nonimmigrant visas for Australian...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Dec 4, 2019
All applicants for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa at a consular post quickly become familiar with the DS-160, online nonimmigrant visa application form, which is available on the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) website. ...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jun 13, 2019
New Zealand and the KIWI Act Recently, Mission New Zealand for the U.S. Department of State posted the announcement that as of June 10, 2019, citizens and businesses of New Zealand will be able to apply for E-1 Treaty Trader and...Read More
Consular Electronic Application Forms Add Social Media History Questions – Heads UP Visa Applicants!
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jun 3, 2019
Applicants for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas must use the Department of State’s Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) to complete on-line forms for nonimmigrant (DS-160) or immigrant (DS-260) visas. This week,...Read More
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