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January 12, 2023

CHANGES TO US TRAVEL SYSTEM STARTING JANUARY 5, 2023

Must-Know Details If You’re Planning to Travel to The US

Today in this blog, we are going to discover the new immigration updates initiated by the US in 2023 for immigrants who are willing to enter the United States.

Global Visa Wait Times Published

Estimated appointment times for various application cases with the demonstration through a table have been published by the US State Department. As a result of having a look over their global wait times, applicants will be able to apply for their visa interview appointments through relevant US embassies and consultants.




Check out further information by visiting the website.

Based on the filing dates that have been published in the January update of the Visa Bulletin,  applications for employment-based adjustment of status will be accepted.

It has been announced by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), applications for adjustment of status will be based on the eligibility of the employment which will be determined through the dates published in the State Department’s Date for filing chart in the January Visa Bulletin.

Read More about adjustments of status filing charts by visiting the website.




Waivers For Interview Requirements Announced:

Policy waiving in-person interviews has been extended by the US State Department for selected visa categories of temporary employment, and academic-based nonimmigrants, along with the renewal applications for the non-immigrant category visas that have expired within the last 48 months.

However, The qualifying temporary employment visa categories include H-1, H-3, H-4, L, O, P, Q, and various agricultural and non-agricultural H-2 visas.

You can find more information by visiting the website.

Covid-19 Test Requirements For Chinese Travelers:

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced making negative test requirements for Covid-19 mandatory for people who are willing to enter the US from China.

It has been further announced by CDC that passengers will be required to have their negative Covid-19 test reports or certificates of recovery while boarding a plane from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau to the United States of America. This measure has been initiated as a result of the increased number of Covid cases in China.

Read more about Covid-19 requirements through the given website.

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