Archive for October 1st, 2012
There will be no session of the MurthyChat on October 1, 2012. Please join us for the next session, when Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in real time. For details on chat participation, click here.
As we approach the season when many individuals and families travel abroad, our readers are reminded of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) policy regarding visa applicants with histories that include drunk driving or other offenses involving alcohol. The DOS guidance clarifies how consular officers should handle cases when a visa applicant’s record shows an [...]
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) Diversity Visa (DV) “Green Card” Lottery registration period for fiscal year 2014 (FY14) will begin on October 2, 2012. There are 50,000 immigrant visa numbers available under the FY14 lottery program. This program is available for individuals from specified qualifying countries. Country qualification is limited to countries with low [...]