What you need to know about a tourist visa in the United States

The B-1 / B-2 tourist or visitor visa is for short-term business (B-1) and recreational travel to the United States, as well as travel for medical assistance (B-2). The B-1 visa is usually issued to persons entering the United States for consultations with business partners, visits ...

Ten myths about the American visa that are not true

An American visa for many people remains a dream, and therefore the process of obtaining it is overgrown with many myths and stereotypes. Here are a few of them that are not true. You need to enter the United States within the first 6 months after obtaining a visa, otherwise it ...

Why those who visited Crimea may be denied an American visa: what you need to do to get it

Citizens of Russia and Belarus may have problems obtaining an American visa after visiting the Crimea peninsula, annexed by Russia. This is due to the fact that the United States recognizes Crimea as part of Ukraine, and visiting the peninsula without a passport stamp on crossing the Ukrainian border can ...

You can no longer get an American visa in Russia: how to do it in another country

The American Embassy stops issuing all nonimmigrant visas to Russian citizens, except diplomatic ones. This is due to President Putin's ban on the "unfriendly country" from hiring Russians. Are there ways to get a visa? Forbes reports. What Happened It is no longer possible to obtain a US nonimmigrant visa in Russia. To nonimmigrant ...

How often citizens of post-Soviet countries are denied American visas

The US Consular Service annually publishes statistics on the denial of foreigners to obtain US visas. What percentage of citizens of post-Soviet countries were unable to obtain a nonimmigrant visa in 2020? The official website of the US Consular Service published a document with statistics on refusals of nonimmigrant visas to citizens ...

Why some are given a visa and others not: an anonymous interview with a visa center employee

Why is it easy for some to get visas, while others are refused? Is it possible to bribe at the visa application center so that the decision is definitely in your favor? How to trick the embassy? - a visa specialist told the My Planet Club about this and many other things on the basis of anonymity ...

How long do I need to wait for a visa in the US for residents of post-Soviet countries

If you are planning to visit the United States, it is important to arrange for an American visa in advance. The Bureau of Consular Affairs of the US Department of State makes it possible to find out how long it will take to obtain a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary visit to the United States for residents of post-Soviet countries and what else is worth ...

Two UN committees suspended due to visa problems for the Russian delegation

The First and Sixth Committees of the UN General Assembly suspended their work due to problems with issuing visas to delegates from Russia. The committees dealing with legal and disarmament and international security issues will continue their work on Tuesday morning, New York time (17:00 Moscow time), writes Lenta.ru with reference ...

Russian diplomats refused to be allowed into the Russian fortress in the USA

Russian diplomats were again unable to obtain American visas, said Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. As the diplomat RIA Novosti clarified, this time the trip of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Russian-American Forum "Dialogue Fort Ross" was disrupted. “The site for this format is a former fortress ...

'Scandalous situation': Russians were not given a visa to participate in the UN General Assembly in New York

Ten members of the Russian delegation, including a member of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev, did not receive American visas on time to participate in the UN General Assembly and are not flying to the United States, Kosachev said. He was going to New York, although he is under sanctions, writes the BBC. "IN…

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