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9 FAM 42 IMMIGRANT VISAS



-42.1 Aliens Not Required to Obtain Immigrant Visas  [56 Kb]
-42.1 Notes  [135 Kb]
-42.1 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 8 CFR  [59 Kb]
-42.2 Aliens Not Required to Present Passports  [63 Kb]
-42.2 Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.11 Classification Symbols  [112 Kb]
-42.12 Rules of Chargeability  [85 Kb]
-42.12 Notes  [107 Kb]
-42.12 Exhibit I - Foreign States Subject to Annual Limitation Pursuant to INA 202(a)  [147 Kb]
-42.12 Exhibit II - Dependent Areas Subject to Annual Limitation Pursuant to INA 202(a)  [89 Kb]
-42.21 Immediate Relatives  [80 Kb]
-42.21 Notes  [538 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit I - Form I-604 Request for and Report on Overseas Orphan Investigation  [1909 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit II - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.3  [66 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit III - Form I-600-A  [580 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit V - State Level Adoption Contacts  [48 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VI - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.3(d)  [54 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VII - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.4  [81 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VIII - "Article 5" Letter of Convention Adoption  [83 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit IX - Hague Adoption Certificate  [270 Kb]
-42.22 Returning Resident Aliens  [28 Kb]
-42.22 Notes  [171 Kb]
-42.22 Exhibit III - Form DS-117 Application to Determine Returning Resident Status  [586 Kb]
-42.22 Exhibit IV - Sample Boarding Authorization to Transportation Line  [53 Kb]
-42.23 Certain Former U.S. Citizens  [81 Kb]
-42.23 Notes  [90 Kb]
-42.24 Amerasians Eligible Under Pub. L. 100-202  [58 Kb]
-42.31 Family Sponsored Immigrants  [61 Kb]
-42.31 Notes  [87 Kb]
-42.32 Employment-Based Immigrants  [82 Kb]
-42.32(a) First Preference - Priority Workers  [76 Kb]
-42.32(a) Notes  [123 Kb]
-42.32(b) Second Preference-Professionals with Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability  [73 Kb]
-42.32(b) Notes  [100 Kb]
- 42.32(c) Third Preference-Skilled Workers, Professionals, Other Workers  [55 Kb]
-42.32(c) Notes  [96 Kb]
-42.32(d) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain U.S. Government Employees  [82 Kb]
-42.32(d)(1) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants-Religious Workers  [83 Kb]
-42.32(d)(1) Notes  [136 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain U.S. Government Employees  [61 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Notes  [130 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Procedural Notes  [82 Kb]
-42.32(d)(3) Panama Canal Employees  [58 Kb]
-42.32(d)(3) Notes  [55 Kb]
-42.32(d)(4) Spouse and Children of Certain Foreign Medical Graduates  [71 Kb]
-42.32(d)(4) Notes  [75 Kb]
-42.32(d)(5) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain International Organization and NATO Civilian Employees  [61 Kb]
-42.32(d)(5) Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.32(d)(6) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants-Certain Juvenile Court Dependents  [63 Kb]
-42.32(d)(6) Notes  [53 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Certain Members of United States Armed Forces Recruited Abroad  [61 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Notes  [59 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Procedural Notes  [51 Kb]
-42.32(d)(8) Fourth Preference Certain International Broadcasting Employees  [81 Kb]
-42.32(d)(8) Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.32(d)(9) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Victims of Terrorism  [57 Kb]
-42.32(d)(9) Notes  [80 Kb]
-42.32(d)(10) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain Special Immigrant Translators  [52 Kb]
-42.32(d)(10) Notes  [71 Kb]
-42.32(d)(11) Fourth Preference - Special Immigrants  [57 Kb]
-42.32(d)(11) Notes  [104 Kb]
-42.32(e) Fifth Preference-Employment-Creation Immigrants  [124 Kb]
-42.32(e) Notes  [124 Kb]
-42.33 Diversity Immigrants  [90 Kb]
-42.33 Notes  [116 Kb]
-42.33 Procedural Notes  [94 Kb]
-42.41 Effect of Approved Petition  [59 Kb]
-42.41 Notes  [146 Kb]
-42.41 Procedural Notes  [86 Kb]
-42.41 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.5(f)  [52 Kb]
-42.42 Petitions for Immediate Relative or Preference Status  [83 Kb]
-42.42 Notes  [155 Kb]
-42.42 Procedural Notes  [79 Kb]
-42.43 Suspension or Termination of Action in Petition Cases  [28 Kb]
-42.43 Notes  [103 Kb]
-42.43 Procedural Notes  [91 Kb]
-42.44 Changes to DNA Relationship Testing Procedures  [57 Kb]
-42.44 Notes  [132 Kb]
-42.44 Exhibit I - Sample DNA Accountability Log  [69 Kb]
-42.51 Department Control of Numerical Limitations  [144 Kb]
-42.51 Notes  [53 Kb]
-42.51 Procedural Notes  [100 Kb]
-42.52 Post Records of Visa Applications  [86 Kb]
-42.52 Notes  [89 Kb]
-42.53 Priority Date of Individual Applicants  [119 Kb]
-42.53 Notes  [144 Kb]
-42.53 Procedural Notes  [86 Kb]
-42.53 Exhibit I  [88 Kb]
-42.53 Exhibit II  [107 Kb]
-42.54 Order of Consideration  [72 Kb]
-42.55 Reports on Numbers and Priority Dates of Applications on Record  [99 Kb]
-42.55 Notes  [92 Kb]
-42.55 Procedural Notes  [58 Kb]
-42.61 Place of Application for Immigrant Visas  [52 Kb]
-42.61 Notes  [87 Kb]
-42.61 Procedural Notes  [68 Kb]
-42.61 Exhibit I - List of Homeless Nationalities and Selected Processing Posts  [58 Kb]
-42.62 Personal Appearance and Interview of Applicant  [52 Kb]
-42.62 Notes  [87 Kb]
-42.62 Procedural Notes  [110 Kb]
-42.63 Application Forms and Other Documentation  [55 Kb]
-42.63 Notes  [86 Kb]
-42.63 Procedural Notes  [154 Kb]
-42.63 Exhibit I - Sample Notification to Petitioner  [50 Kb]
-42.64 Passport Requirements  [51 Kb]
-42.64 Notes  [72 Kb]
-42.64 Procedural Notes  [89 Kb]
-42.65 Supporting Documents  [51 Kb]
-42.65 Notes  [94 Kb]
-42.65 Procedural Notes  [95 Kb]
-42.66 Medical Examination  [50 Kb]
-42.66 Notes  [138 Kb]
-42.66 Exhibit I - Sample Written Agreement with Medical Panel Physicians  [111 Kb]
-42.66 Exhibit II - How to Select a Panel Physician  [211 Kb]
-42.67 Execution of Application, Registration, and Fingerprinting  [95 Kb]
-42.67 Notes  [91 Kb]
-42.67 Exhibit I  [62 Kb]
-42.67 Exhibit II Proxy Signature  [62 Kb]
-42.68 Informal Evaluation of Family Members If Principal Applicant Precedes Them  [69 Kb]
-42.68 Notes  [58 Kb]
-42.68 Procedural Notes  [52 Kb]
-42.71 Authority to Issue Visas; Visa Fees  [75 Kb]
-42.71 Notes  [94 Kb]
-42.71 Procedural Notes  [78 Kb]
-42.72 Validity of Visas  [59 Kb]
-42.72 Notes  [54 Kb]
-42.72 Procedural Notes  [70 Kb]
-42.73 Procedure in Issuing Visas  [69 Kb]
-42.73 Notes  [77 Kb]
-42.73 Procedural Notes  [142 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit I - U.S. Postal Service Two-Letter State and Territory Abbreviations  [55 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit II - Illustration of Immigrant Visa Envelope  [68 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit III - Letter to All Immigrants and Refugees Regarding Social Security Numbers  [61 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit IV - Notice of Duty to Register with U.S. Selective Service  [155 Kb]
-42.74 Issuance of New or Replacement Visas  [105 Kb]
-42.74 Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.81 Procedure in Refusing Individual Visas  [48 Kb]
-42.81 Notes  [70 Kb]
-42.81 Procedural Notes  [90 Kb]
-42.82 Revocation of Visas  [59 Kb]
-42.82 Notes  [84 Kb]
-42.82 Exhibit I - Sample Letter of Revocation of Immigrant Visa  [65 Kb]
-42.83 Termination of Registration  [50 Kb]
-42.83 Notes  [104 Kb]
-42.83 Procedural Notes  [84 Kb]
-42.83 Exhibit I - Notice of Termination of Registration  [55 Kb]
-42.83 Exhibit II - Final Notice of Cancellation of Registration  [53 Kb]

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