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  • Country Reciprocity Changes - Birth Certificates of China
    Country Reciprocity Changes - Birth Certificates of China

    On April 4, 2016, changes were made to the Country Reciprocity Table for birth certificates of China. Prior to this change, the one and only accepted form of birth certificate from China was the ...

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  • National Visa Center Upgrades Telephone System
    National Visa Center Upgrades Telephone System

    In the past year, the National Visa Center (NVC) had plans to upgrade their telephone system to accommodate an increase in call volume. As of January 12, 2015, the NVC began responding to e-mail and ...

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  • February 2015 Visa Bulletin
    February 2015 Visa Bulletin

    The Department of State has posted the February 2015 Visa Bulletin at travel state . All the family-based preference categories progressed and most categories advanced between 1 to 8 weeks. The most ...

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  • January 2015 Visa Bulletin
    January 2015 Visa Bulletin

    The Department of State has posted the January 2015 Visa Bulletin at travel state . All the family-based preference categories progressed and most categories advanced between 1 to 4 weeks. The most ...

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  • NVC No Longer Collects Original Civil Documents
    NVC No Longer Collects Original Civil Documents

    Prior to consular interviews, all immigrant visa applicants (principal and derivative beneficiaries) are required to submit civil documents (e.g., birth, divorce, marriage and police certificates) to ...

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