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Oct 2, 2020

DOS Releases Instructions for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

On September 30, 2020, the Department of State released instructions on how to apply for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. For FY2022, up to 55,000 Diversity Visas (DVs) will be available. Registration begins on October 7, 2020, and will continue until November 10, 2020. Learn more in this blog.

Jul 16, 2020

UPDATE: Additional Exceptions to Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Issuance

Quick Takeaways • Derivatives of H, J, and L exempted from Executive Order and/or in the United States also exempted. • Immigrant Visa applicants protected against aging out. • Valid Diversity Visas will not be revoked. • Irish, UK, and Schengen F-1/M-1 may travel without National Interest Exception.