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Visa Bulletin for December 2015
Posted on 9 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for December 2015 See esp. Note E., Visa Availability in Coming Months, and Note F., New 9 FAM-e Read More

Consular Corner's 'Best of FAM' 2013 - Liam Schwartz
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The sixteen volumes of the Foreign Affairs Manual ("FAM") set forth the responsibilities and authorities of each of the major components of the Department of State ("DOS" or "the Department"). Volume 9 of the FAM is... Read More

Visa Bulletin For December 2013
Posted on 11 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"RETROGRESSION OF EMPLOYMENT CUT-OFF DATES The India Employment Second and Third preference category cut-off dates were advanced very rapidly at the end of fiscal year 2013. Those movements were based strictly on the availability of thousands... Read More

Visa Bulletin For December 2014
Posted on 10 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Department of State Publication 9514 CA/VO: November 7, 2014 Read More

December 2014 Consular Corner, by Liam Schwartz
Posted on 30 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This issue is packed with powerful info: INA 214(b) Refusals: 10 Years After; 12 Years Later: Perspective on the Staffing of the Visa Interview Line; The President’s Executive Actions on Immigration: One Take-Away for Consular Officers; Recent Updates... Read More