Implementation of Executive Order on Visas

Beginning June 29 at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), the United States began implementing certain travel restriction provisions in Executive Order 13780: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States. The temporary suspension of entry applies, with limited exceptions, only to foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen, ... Read More»

Did you submit an entry for the United States Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery?

Remember to check dvlottery.state.gov to check the status of your entry. The Department of State never uses email to notify entrants that they are selected for the DV program. Notification of selection only is available by directly accessing “Entrant Status Check” on the E-DV website. Official notifications of selection will be available May 2, 2017, ... Read More»

“Abandon Permanent Resident Status Schedule Change”

Effective immediately, submissions of abandonment of legal permanent residency (LPR) will only be held on the first and third Thursday of every month from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (except holidays). LPR abandonments will only be held at these times. Individuals seeking to abandon their LPR status should appear in-person with their required documents at ... Read More»
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