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Visa application requirements and processing procedures to the United States.

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exchange visitor

Immigration; US visa

A foreign citizen coming to the U. S. to participate in a particular program in education, training, research, or other authorized exchange visitor program. See the Educational and Cultural Affairs ...

National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS)

Immigration; US visa

Also known as Special Registration, NSEERS was put in place after September 11, 2001, to keep track of those entering and leaving our country in order to safeguard U. S. citizens and America’s ...


Immigration; US visa

There are numerical limits on the number of immigrant visas that can be granted to aliens from any one foreign country. This limit is the same for all countries. The limit is based on place of ...

exchange visitor skills list

Immigration; US visa

The Exchange Visitor Skills List (J Visas) is a list of fields of specialized knowledge and skills that are deemed necessary for the development of an exchange visitor's home country. When you agree ...

Legal Immigration Family Equity (LIFE) Act

Immigration; US visa

This act of Congress allows foreign spouses of American citizens, the children of those foreign spouses, and spouses and children of certain lawful permanent residents (LPR) to come to the U. S. to ...

priority date

Immigration; US visa

The priority date determines a person's turn to apply for an immigrant visa. In family immigration the priority date is the date when the petition was filed at a DHS, office or submitted to an ...


Immigration; US visa

A person who cannot return to his home country because of a well-founded fear of persecution. An application for asylum is made in the U. S. to the DHS. Go to the USCIS website to learn more.

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