COVID-19Firm News & MediaGeneral InfoImmigration legislation & policyPriority order for July for visa processing in countries that aren’t on COVID-19 lockdown or do not have serious restrictions in place

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According to the best information available, here is the priority order for July for visa processing in countries that aren’t on COVID-19 lockdown or do not have serious restrictions in place:

  1. IR-3/IR-4 (international adoption cases)
  2. IR-2 (specifically the immigrant child of a U.S. citizen who will turn 21 in the near future)
  3. Special Immigrant Visas for Iraqi and Afghan nationals working for the U.S. government
  4. CR-1/IR-1 (marriage-based green card)
  5. IR-2 (specifically the immigrant child of a U.S. citizen who will not turn 21 in the near future)
  6. IR-5 (parent of a U.S. citizen)
  7. K-1 (fiancé of a U.S. citizen)
  8. All other family-based visas and SE1 (foreign employees of the U.S. government abroad)
  9. All other immigrant visa types including employment-based and diversity visas
  10. H-1B/L/TN/H-2 (nonimmigrant employment-based visas)
  11. F/M/J (nonimmigrant students)
  12. E-1/E-2 (treaty trader/investor)
  13. B-1/B-2 (those eligible for an interview waiver)
  14. B-1/B-2 (currently not processing first-time applicants at all even in countries without serious restrictions due to the backlog taking precedence)

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