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Covid 19

Can I apply for an ESTA during Covid?

If you are a citizen of a country that is part of the Visa Waiver Program, you can come to the United States without obtaining a visa from a U.S. Consulate. However, you still have to apply for authorization to travel to…
September 17, 2020
Covid 19

My National Interest Exception Application was approved. What will serve as an evidence that it was approved? What documents should I have with me when travelling to the U.S.?

In July 2020, the Department of State announced that certain business and student travelers coming from Schengen countries or the U.K. (such as B-1 business visitors), treaty traders, or treaty investors may apply for a  National Interest Exception (“NIE”). The NIE allows such…
September 17, 2020
E-1 Visa

Can my E-1 visa renewal Interview be waived?

An E-1 visa can be issued for up to 5 years, and after that it must be renewed.  The renewal process usually involves showing that substantial trade still exists between the U.S. and the Treaty country.     You can find some…
September 9, 2020