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POTUS issues EO 13802, removing three-week timeline requirement for consular non-immigrant visa interviews

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 21, 2017

    Executive Order 13802 deletes section 2(b)(ii) of EO 13597, which set the requirement that 80% of consular non-immigrant visa interviews occur within three weeks of receipt of application. [ID #686]

    Executive Order 13802: Amending Executive Order 13597
  2. Effective Date

    June 21, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: Bureau of Consular Affairs

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • January 19, 2012 EO 13597, section 2(b)(ii) states: "ensure that 80 percent of nonimmigrant visa applicants are interviewed within 3 weeks of receipt of application, recognizing that resource and security considerations and the need to ensure provision of consular services to U.S. citizens may dictate specific exceptions" Executive Order 13597


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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