NEWS AND RESOURCES


Latest EB-5 Wait Times and Visa Bulletin Projections

Latest EB-5 Wait Times and Visa Bulletin Projections

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 17, 2019

Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) Visa Control and Reporting Division provided important updates at the Invest in the USA (IIUSA) 2019 EB-5 Advocacy Conference. The annual event was held in Washington, D.C. on May 6, 2019.

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Announcement: Participants of Large Scale U.S. Marriage Fraud Scheme Indicted

Announcement: Participants of Large Scale U.S. Marriage Fraud Scheme Indicted

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 15, 2019

According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a total of 96 individuals were involved in suspected criminal enterprise designed to create sham marriages between individuals in Texas and Vietnam.

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Announcement: U.S. State Department Enacts New Rules on Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Requests

Announcement: U.S. State Department Enacts New Rules on Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Requests

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 10, 2019

As of May 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of State's (DOS) new rules went into effect concerning consular officers recommending a waiver if a nonimmigrant visa applicant is ineligible under Section 212(d)(3)(A)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

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Extending Your American Visa. Is it Possible?

Extending Your American Visa. Is it Possible?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 8, 2019

American visa validity depends on a person's nationality. For example, Vietnamese citizens are given a maximum of a one-year multiple-entry visa. Other neighboring countries such as the Philippines and Thailand are eligible for a maximum of 10 years multiple-entry visas while Cambodian citizens receive up to three-months double entry validity.

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EB-5 Modernization Regulation Pending Review At The Office Of Management And Budget

EB-5 Modernization Regulation Pending Review At The Office Of Management And Budget

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 6, 2019

On April 8, 2019, USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna sent a letter to Senator Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Leahy (D-VT) regarding the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Rule (RIN 1615-AC07).

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What medical conditions would cause you to be denied an immigrant visa?

What medical conditions would cause you to be denied an immigrant visa?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 3, 2019

This is a common question we are asked. This Part 1 of a series discusses what medical conditions might cause a person to be denied an immigrant visa.

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What are some of the questions that the consular officer might ask during a tourist visa interview?

What are some of the questions that the consular officer might ask during a tourist visa interview?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • May 2, 2019

While the consular officer has the authority to ask a very broad range of questions, here is a list of 20 possible questions that may come up.

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What Kind of U.S. Visa Do I Need to Study In The USA?

What Kind of U.S. Visa Do I Need to Study In The USA?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • April 25, 2019

Students wishing to study in the USA are able eligible for three different U.S. visas: F-1 Student Visa, M-1 Vocational Visa, J-1 Student Exchange Visa.

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What Do You Need to Get a Visa for the USA?

What Do You Need to Get a Visa for the USA?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • April 22, 2019

In order to be issued a U.S. visa, you must apply directly through either the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi or the U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City. All applicants are required to fill out a DS 160 online application and pay the visa processing fee.

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