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U.S. Consulates Announce New Processing Priorities for Legal Immigrant Visas - Four Tiers Include Special, Faster Service for Many Family-Sponsored Immigrants
On April 30, 2021 the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced a new "Immigrant Visa Prioritization" policy. Tier one includes children and special immigrant visas for certain Afghan and Iraqi nationals working for the U.S. Government. Tier two includes immediate relatives and fiancés of U.S. citizens. Tier three includes other family-sponsored visas. Tier four includes all other immigrant visas, including employment-sponsored visas.
Read from the U.S. DOS,
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