International Students are Welcome in the U.S.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE July 7, 2020 The United States has long been the destination of choice for international students, and we are pleased that many international students who had planned to study this fall in the United States may still have the opportunity to do …

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Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Qatar in Light of COVID-19

The health and safety of those who work at and visit our embassy and consulate facilities is our highest priority. In response to the global pandemic COVID-19, and in line with the Qatari government’s call to increase social distancing, the U.S. Embassy in Doha will suspend routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services starting March 16, …

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Statement from U.S. Embassy spokesperson on updated Visa Application forms

The Department of State has updated its immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application forms to request additional information, including social media identifiers, from most U.S. visa applicants.  These changes went into effect on May 31, 2019. This update – which we initially announced last year in the Federal Register – is a result of the President’s …

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