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Please contact the Visa Office to RSVP your attendance at the new immigration law seminar – “Same or Similar Occupational Category”, which will be held at Curia II on Tuesday, December 13, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. See the full announcement for more details.

Foreign national employees and visitors planning to travel abroad during the holiday season must begin to plan their travel as soon as possible to ensure all of their documents are in order. The following checklist is designed to bring your attention to the most important travel-related issues. Generally, your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your visit end date. Please make sure you have sufficient passport validity remaining before reentering the US after travel abroad. The…

Global Services Office now provides current immigration-related alerts and updates on its dedicated webpage, Immigration Alerts. This page will be continuously updated with new information, which you may review at your convenience. The first and most recent alert is in regards to the new CBP system online – Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS). Currently, only Chinese nationals holding 10 year B-1/B2 visas are affected, but more visa categories will continue to be added by the CBP. Please review this alert…

The Visa Office presents another seminar in its “Getting to Know Your Status” series – “Self-sponsored Green Card Applications”. The seminar takes place on Tuesday, June 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Curia II. Join Attorney Kevin Aiston, from the law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, for an insightful presentation on the topic of obtaining a green card on your own, without reliance on any employer. The presentation will focus on the Extraordinary Ability and National Interest…

Visa appointments will not be available to third-country nationals (TCNs) at the U.S. consulate in Toronto between June and August 2016, except to applicants who reside in Canada and in emergency situations. Foreign nationals who have already booked a summer appointment in Toronto should be able to appear as planned. TCN appointments at other U.S. consular posts in Canada remain available, though future suspensions are possible. For more information contact the Visa Office at visaoffice@fnal.gov.

Editor’s note: This announcement was revised in November 2018 to provide an updated link to the U.S. visa waiver program webpage. The US Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State have announced new restrictions on travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Those who are no longer authorized to use the VWP must obtain a visa for all future travel to the US. Those who are already in the US may remain until the end of their authorized…