NewsFlash! DOS Delays Implementation of Public Charge Rule

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced today that the interim final rule regarding visa ineligibility based on public charge grounds is not yet being implemented. Per the announcement, “visa applicants are not requested to take any additional steps at this time and should attend their visa interviews as scheduled.  The [DOS] is seeking approval for use of a new form before it implements any changes to our processes. We will inform applicants of any changes to current visa application procedures.”


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