Important Information-Immigrant Visas

Female Genital Mutilation

The United States is committed to ending female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C).More information is available at the following link https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/fact-sheet-on-female-genital-mutilation-or-cutting.html. If you believe you are at risk of FGM/C, know of someone at risk of FGM/C, have questions about FGM/C, or have undergone FGM/C and need help or further information, please contact the number below.

1-800-994-9662

Diversity Visa Program

If you were selected for the DV-2018 Program, please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/diversity-visa/interview/prepare-for-the-interview.html for interview preparation instructions

The DV-2017 Program ended on 30 September 2017. If you were not issued a visa by this date, then your case has ended. No further visas will be issued for the 2017 program year.

Only visa applicants are required to participate in the interview.  Your sponsor/petitioner does not attend the visa interview.

Interpreters

Currently, we have interpreters for the languages of Amharic,Tigrinya, Kiswahili, Kikuyu, Luo, and Somali. If you require your interview to be conducted in any other language, you must bring your own interpreter (who has photo identification) with you to your interview.