DOS Letter Informs Of Visa Numbers unavailability Until October 1, 2010

Effective from Thursday, September 16, 2010 there will be no further visa authorizations in response to requests for any FAMILY preference category, Employment based cases (EB-2, EB-3, Other workers, EB-4, and Certain Religious Workers). FY2011 numbers will be available on 10/01/10.

For detail please check the attachment.


Visas for Chinese Laborers

  Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC

Question Taken at the September 7, 2010 Daily Press Briefing

September 8, 2010

Question: Are there any laws or regulations regarding the issuing of visas to Chinese laborers to build the Martin Luther King monument if American workers are able to do the same work?


DOS Visa Policy Update for the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) Fee for Visa Waiver Travelers

This cable provides additional information on implementation of the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) and fee collection for the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), requests posts to engage in outreach, and provides talking points.

Please check attachment for detail information.

Immigration Law : 

DOS Publishes Final Rule On Trainees And Interns

[Federal Register: August 11, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 154)]
[Rules and Regulations]              
[Page 48555-48562]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



22 CFR Part 62

RIN 1400-AC15
[Public Notice: 7114]

Exchange Visitor Program--Trainees and Interns


State Dept.'s Final Rule On Electronic Application For Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration

This final rule amends the Department of State's regulations related to the application for an immigrant visa and alien registration, to offer a completely electronic application procedure as an alternative to submission of Form DS-230, the Application for
Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration.

This rule is effective August 3, 2010.



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