International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

Filing 297

OPINION ATTACHMENT. [17-1351] (JSN)

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Interview Appeal: 17-1351 Filed: 05/25/2017 Alert travel.state.gov Doc: 297-10 Important Announcement Executive Order on Visas U.S. Passports & International Travel Students Abroad U.S. Visa Pg: 1 of 3 Intercountry Adoption March 22, 2017 International Parental Child Abduction | Contact Us Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates travel.state.gov > Visas > Immigrate > The Immigrant Visa Process > Interview The Immigrant Visa Process Begin National Visa Center (NVC) Processing Choose an Agent Prepare for the Interview Visa Applicant Interview Collect Supporting Documents Submit a Petition Interview Submit Visa Application Form After Your Petition is Approved Collect and Submit Forms and Documents to the NVC Collect Financial Documents Petition After the Interview ed ew Pay Fees 17 20 23/ 05/ Submit Documents to the NVC 7.1 o Interview N 51 13 vi , Print Email After you have paid the necessary fees and submitted the required immigrant visa application, Affidavit of Support, and supporting documents to the National Visa Center (NVC), they will review your file for completeness. Once your case becomes qualified for an interview, NVC will work with the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate to schedule an appointment for you. NVC schedules appointments one month in advance.  The U.S. Embassy or Consulate General tells NVC what dates they are holding interviews, and NVC fills these appointments in a first-in, first-out manner.  Most appointments are set within 60 days of NVC receipt of all requested documentation. However, we cannot predict when an interview appointment will be available. An interview appointment letter is sent to you (the applicant), as well as your petitioner (sponsor), and your agent/attorney (if applicable) to notify you and them of the date, time, and location of the interview once the embassy has an appointment available. There may be a wait of several months for an interview date to become available. Supporting documents are sent to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Once your interview appointment is scheduled, NVC sends the immigrant visa petition, visa application, and all related forms and https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/immigrant-process/interview.html[5/23/2017 4:46:02 PM] See Overview Español   Who's Involved U.S. Embassies and Consulates: Find a U.S. Embassy or Consulate, nearest your residence abroad, where you will apply and be interviewed for your U.S. visa. National Visa Center: After petition approval, the National Visa Center (NVC) handles processing for certain kinds of documents, sending them onward to U.S. Embassies & Consulates. When and how to Contact NVC What does it mean to be a... Petitioner Sponsor Beneficiary Agent Attorney of Record Interview Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-10 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 2 of 3 documents which were submitted to NVC to the appropriate U.S. Embassy/Consulate. More Information Important Next Steps After receiving notification that an interview has been scheduled, it is Latest News A-Z Index Glossary Diversity Visa Program Fraud Warning What is a U.S. Visa? important that you (and any family members applying to immigrate with you) prepare for the visa interview. Review Interview FAQs. Each visa applicant will need to complete a number of important next steps in advance of the interview date, including (not a complete list): Gather original forms and documents - You must bring the required original forms and documents to your immigrant visa interview. FAQs: IV Processing Schedule and complete a medical examination with the authorized physician(s). Select Prepare for the Interview above to learn about these important next steps.  FAQs: Medical Exam Important Applicant Notice Based on U.S. law, not everyone who applies for a visa will be found eligible to come to the United States. There are a number of possible reasons why someone might not qualify for a visa. The circumstances of each case are different. Approved visas generally are not available on the day of interview. refundable flight or other travel arrangements until you have received your immigrant visa. About Us 23/ 5/ d0 we e It is important that you do not make arrangements, such as selling your house, car or property, resigning from your job or making non- BACK 17 20 FAQs: Interview Preparation NEXT 7.1 o N vi 1, 35 1 STAY CONNECTED Find a U.S. Embassy or Consulate Visa Newsroom A Guide for New Immigrants Dipnote Blog @travelgov Careers Facebook Youtube Consular Notification and Access Flickr RSS Contact Us Reports and Statistics Law and Policy   U.S. Passports & International Travel travel.state.gov Privacy Copyright & Disclaimer Students Abroad FOIA No FEAR Act Data U.S. Visa Office of the Inspector General This site is managed by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/immigrant-process/interview.html[5/23/2017 4:46:02 PM] Intercountry Adoption USA.gov GobiernoUSA.gov International Parental Child Abduction Interview Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-10 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 3 of 3 23/ 5/ 17 20 d0 we e 7.1 o N vi 1, 35 1 https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/immigrant-process/interview.html[5/23/2017 4:46:02 PM]

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