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NEWS

The impact of coronavirus in the number of visas issued by the US government


The Dept of State (DOS) provided monthly statistics on immigrant and nonimmigrant visa issuance, broken down by nationality and visa class, as well as by post and visa class.

In August 2020, DOS issued 94,416 nonimmigrant visas compared to 742,011 in August 2019.

As to the number of immigrant (green card) visas, in August 2020, DOS issued 6,100 immigrant visas, compared to 38,090 in August 2019.