Breaking news from the AILA:

  • DOS Visa Office has confirmed with AILA that the majority of interview waiver cases still can receive interview waivers. Specifically, cases covered by INA 222(h)(1)(A) and (B) are still eligible –under age 14 and over 79 and previous issuance of the same visa within one year, respectively.
  • DOS Bureau of Consular Affairs issued a directive on January 27, 2017, announcing the provisional revocation of all valid nonimmigrant and immigrant visas of nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, with certain limited exceptions.

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