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Visa Classifications

WASHINGTON (CN) - New State Department regulations sum up recent additions to immigrant and non-immigrant visa classifications.

Immigrant visa classifications added include children living in Hague Adoption Convention countries who are being adopted by U.S. citizens; Afghani and Iraqi nationals working for the U.S. Government in those countries as translators or interpreters; and Iraqis working for the U.S. Government in Iraq. Non-immigrant visa classifications added include Australian nationals in a specialty occupation, treaty aliens from Singapore and Chile in a specialty occupation, and unmarried underage brothers and sisters of either an alien victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons, or victim of certain crimes who may be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of the crimes. Click here for details and new regulations and notices.

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