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DOS issues new guidance for heightened vetting of visa applicants

  1. Date Announced

    March 17, 2017

    DOS cable (17 STATE 25814) partially supersedes requirement in DOS cable two days earlier (17 STATE 24324) that visa officers ask certain specific questions of applicants from suspect countries. The cable maintains other requirements for visa interviews and increased scrutiny. [ID #679]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    March 17, 2017

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