Last update: 3 December 2021 *** Entry to the United States: Effective 8 November 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. All airline passengers to the United States age two and older must provide a negative COVID test
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Getting Started in the U.S.
The United States is the largest destination for foreign direct investment in the world. The SelectUSA initiative showcases the United States as the world’s premier business location and provides easy access to federal and state-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states—the primary drivers of economic
2021-2022 FULBRIGHT PROGRAM COMPETITION IS …
The Embassy of the United States of Slovenia is pleased to announce the Fulbright Program competition for the 2021-2022 academic year. The following two grant categories in all academic disciplines are available for Slovenian candidates: Fulbright Visiting Scholar (Post-Doctoral) Program: Up to four one-semester grants (depending on
Immigrant Visas: Family-Based Immigration
Immigrant Visas: Family-Based Immigration. Two groups of family-based immigrant visa categories, immediate relatives and family preference, are provided under the provisions of U.S. immigration law, specifically the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). You may wish to review our Directory of Visa Categories on usvisas.state.gov to learn more
Nonimmigrant Visas: Temporary Employment & Business
Nonimmigrant Visas: Temporary Employment & Business. Temporary employment visas are for persons who want to enter the United States for employment lasting a fixed period of time, and are not considered permanent or indefinite. Each of these visas requires the prospective employer to first file a petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
How to Apply for Temporary Employment Visas
If the petitioner employs 50 or more individuals in the United States and more than 50 percent of those individuals are in H-1B or L-1 non-immigrant status the fee is instead $4,500.00. Note that these blanket petition fees are separate from the application fee and any issuance fees.
Immigrant Visas: Diversity Visa Program
The Immigration Act of 1990 established the Diversity Visa (DV) program, where 55,000 immigrant visas would be available in an annual lottery, starting in fiscal year 1995. The lottery aims to diversify the immigrant population in the United States, by selecting applicants mostly from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States
Nonimmigrant Visas: Study & Exchange
Nonimmigrant Visas: Study & Exchange. The Student (F-1/M-1) Visa provides opportunities for qualified applicants to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. With thousands of academic programs, world-class institutions, and unmatched flexibility, the United States offers a wealth of higher-education opportunities.
Case Status for Tourism & Visitor Visas
Case Status. You can check the status of your visa application on ceac.state.gov. Some visa applications require further administrative processing, which takes additional time after the visa applicant’s interview by a consular officer. Applicants are advised of this requirement when they apply. Most administrative processing is resolved
REPORT ON U.S. FUNDING
This report is a product of the BILAT USA 4.0 project, funded by the European Union, and started on 1 February 2016. BILAT USA 4.0 continues activities started by the predecessor projects BILAT USA and BILAT USA 2.0 with the aim to enhance and develop science, technology, and innovation (STI) partnerships between the U.S. and Europe. A
Immigrant Visas: Returning Resident Visa (Green Cards/LPRs
If you are an LPR unable to return to the United States within the travel validity period of the green card (1 year) or the validity of the Re-entry Permit (2 years), you may be eligible and can apply at the U.S. Embassy for a Returning Resident (SB-1) immigrant visa.