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Reported: DOS Changes Validity Of E Visas For French Citizens

  1. Original Date Announced

    August 20, 2019

    On August 20, 2019, DOS reportedly announced that the maximum validity of E visa stamps for French citizens will decrease from 60 months to 15 months, effective on August 29, 2019. This change is based on the treatment that U.S. citizens receive from the government of France for similar visas. In November 2019, the validity period was changed to 25 months. [ID #769]

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  2. Effective Date

    August 29, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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