U.S. Department of State Planning Domestic Visa Stamping Pilot Program
Bloomberg Law has learned through an exclusive interview with Julie Stufft, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Visa Services in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, that later this year, the U.S. Department of State will launch a pilot program where those people in H visa status and L visa status can obtain their visa stamp in the U.S. Such a program previously existed, but was eliminated in 2004. This program should make international travel/ visa stamping more convenient for those in H visa status and L visa status as well as reduce the consular processing workload for U.S. Embassies/Consulates. It is possible that the U.S. Department of State will expand this program for other visa statuses.
If you have questions or concerns regarding international travel including visa stamping/consular processing, you may wish to consult with an immigration attorney. Attorney Rebecca Carcagno offers a free intake call which can help you determine your eligibility. You may schedule this free intake call with Attorney Carcagno at (734) 999-0360 or through the website.
***Please keep in mind that this blog posting is for educational purposes only (i.e., to give you general information and a general understanding of this immigration related matter); this blog posting does not provide specific legal advice and does not form an attorney-client relationship.***
Rebecca Carcagno Rodriguez
The Law Offices of Rebecca Carcagno, PLLC
2512 Carpenter Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48108