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The U.S. Department of State has designated the U.S. Embassies in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Djibouti, and Cairo, Egypt to handle American Citizens Services emanating out of Yemen.
Visa services at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa have been suspended. We regret the inconvenience.
Notice: The U.S. Department of State has designated the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti to process immigrant visas for Yemeni citizens and the U.S. Embassies in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Djibouti and Cairo, Egypt to handle American Citizen Services cases emanating out of Yemen. Yemeni citizens may apply for non-immigrant visas at any consulate or embassy where they are physically present. If you are in Yemen and have questions about your federal benefits please contact us using the link below.
The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under U.S. immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.
See the Directory of Visa Categories to determine which visa category might be appropriate for your purpose of travel to the United States.
The Immigration Act of 1990 established the Diversity Visa (DV) program, which makes up to 55,000 immigrant visas available through random selection. The program allows those from countries with low immigration rates to the United States; to enter for a chance to apply for a U.S. immigrant visa.
Every fiscal year (October 1st – September 30th), approximately 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas are made available to qualified applicants under the provisions of U.S. immigration law, specifically the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Employment based immigrant visas are divided into five preference categories. Certain spouses and children may accompany or follow-to-join employment-based immigrants.
Two groups of family-based immigrant visa categories, immediate relatives and family preference, are provided under the provisions of U.S. immigration law, specifically the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
The fiancé(e) K-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen. The K-1 visa permits the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival.
A permanent resident (called lawful permanent resident or LPR) or conditional resident (CR) who has remained outside the United States for longer than one year, or beyond the validity period of a Re-entry Permit, will require a new immigrant visa to enter the United States and resume permanent residence.
The Student (F-1/M-1) Visa provides opportunities for qualified applicants to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. With thousands of academic programs, world-class institutions, and unmatched flexibility, the United States offers a wealth of higher-education opportunities.
The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides several categories of nonimmigrant visas for those who want to visit or work temporarily in the United States.
Temporary employment visas are for persons who want to enter the United States for employment lasting a fixed period of time, and are not considered permanent or indefinite. Each of these visas requires the prospective employer to first file a petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). An approved petition is required to apply for a temporary employment visa.
Provided in the link below is information related to the immigrant visas application process, including information on the interview, case status, and what to do after the interview
Provided in the link below is specific information about applying for different types of nonimmigrant visas.
Provided in the link below is additional information regarding the nonimmigrant visa application process, including case status information, and what to do after your interview.
This pamphlet informs you of your legal rights in the United States as a nonimmigrant visa holder in certain employment- and education-based categories.
This pamphlet informs applicants applying for K-1 visas, K-3, IR-1/CR-1 immigrant visas, and F2A immigrant visas of their legal rights in the United States relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
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Consular services at the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a have been suspended. The U.S. Department of State has designated the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti to process immigrant visas for Yemeni citizens and Yemeni citizens may apply for non-immigrant visas at any consulate or embassy where they are physically present. The U.S. Embassies in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Djibouti and Cairo, Egypt have been designated to handle American Citizen Services cases emanating out of Yemen. If you are an American citizens in Yemen and have questions about your federal benefits, please contact FBU.Jerusalem@SSA.gov
The U.S. Department of State has designated the U.S. Embassies in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Djibouti, and Cairo, Egypt to handle American Citizens Services cases emanating out of Yemen. If you are an American citizens in Yemen and have questions about your federal benefits, please contact FBU.Jerusalem@SSA.gov
If you are an American citizens residing in or traveling to Yemen, the Embassy may be unable to provide assistance or services to you, even if an emergency situation arises. If you must travel to or remain in Yemen, please register with the State Department’s online Smart Traveler Enrollment Program https://step.state.gov/STEP/Pages/Common/Citizenship.aspx as soon as possible. This will allow the Embassy to communicate travel alerts and Emergency Messages to you, should the need arise.
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