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Immigrant Visa Medical News: Alcohol Abuse Update
Posted on 30 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Colorado attorney David N. Simmons reports: "The CDC has issued new guidance on alcohol abuse to panel physicians. Gone is any reference to “1 DUI in the past five years or 2 DUIs in the past 10 years.” Instead, the CDC guidance now refers... Read More

Local Filing of Form I-130 Petitions Filed by U.S. Citizens on Behalf of Afghan, Ethiopian, and Ukrainian Immediate Relatives Fleeing Conflict
Posted on 21 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State Department, Mar. 17, 2022 "If you are a U.S. citizen who is physically present overseas with your Afghan, Ethiopian, or Ukrainian immediate family members and have not yet filed an immigrant visa petition with USCIS, you may request to locally... Read More

Advance Copy: Waiver of Personal Appearance and In-Person Oath Requirement for Certain Immigrant Visa Applicants Due to COVID-19
Posted on 10 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/13/2021 "This temporary final rule (TFR) provides flexibility for consular officers to waive the personal appearance of certain repeat immigrant visa applicants who were approved... Read More

Implementation of Immigrant Visa DHS Domestic Processing Fee: USCIS Notice
Posted on 16 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces that as of February 1, 2013, USCIS will begin to collect a $165 Immigrant Visa DHS Domestic Processing Fee (USCIS Immigrant Fee) from individuals who have been issued immigrant visas by... Read More