US Embassy in Baghdad refuses to grant visa for those wishing to immigrate


Baghdad-Iraq-Presse -16 September / September announced the US embassy in Baghdad, on Wednesday, it does not grant visa to the United States for those wishing to emigrate from the Iraqis, as indicated it receives 250 applications a day.

The consul general at the US Embassy in Baghdad generation Esposito told reporters, “The announcement of the embassy during the month of August of this year, 2015, the launch of a visa to enter the United States represents a return to open the area to provide a particular type of visa which is not a new service,” indicating that “visa at our embassy Scholarship is a traditional service we provide in all our embassies around the world.”

Esposito added that “the number of staff in the consular section at the embassy in Baghdad has allowed us to re-open the area to apply for this type of visa.”

Esposito added that “choosing the embassy for two types of visa, namely for businessmen and students any wishing to study in the United States of America came for the reason that the number of employees in the Consular Section is limited, allowing the provision of these types of visa, was we must prioritize these types of visas, and because Embassy encourages family and business links and also the school between the two countries, decided to allow for the granting of these two types visa “.

She explained Esposito said, “and because of commercial ties between the two countries and for several years, was wishing to obtain business visa to go to as far away as the capital of Jordan Amman, Today and in the light of the availability of this type of visa in Baghdad, we believe that there will be a deepening of trade relations between the two countries and to promote opportunities different business. “

Esposito stressed that “wishing to obtain visa must be had to the admission requirements in the areas of trade, education, and this is what can be accessed and know by visiting the embassy’s website and there will be steps can willing to obtain visa pursued by, noting that” usually take for granted visa from 6-7 weeks after a personal interview, so we encourage visa applicants that do not buy the tickets only after they obtain a visa officially. “

Esposito he pointed out that “these kinds of visas are for short visits, Valsvarh visa shall not be granted to go to the residence or immigration to the United States,” adding that “there are two sites to get a visa and two in Baghdad and Erbil, and there is no intention to have to open the two types of visa in our consulate in Basra. “

Esposito stressed that “the consular section at the embassy is received nearly 250 applications a day to schedule an interview for a non-immigrant visa, however, most of these requests relate to tourist visas that we are not issuing at the moment.”

Esposito She noted that “For other requests for non-tourist any commercial, educational, we are we are currently developing a schedule for the dates of interviews qualified for those for visas for business purposes or to study, and we hope to increase the number of personal interviews for visas business and students on a daily basis dates, depending on the number of available for our employees. “

The US Embassy in Baghdad announced that, in the 19 last August, for the resumption of limited services for visas for business travelers and students, while confirming that the service does not include requests for a visa for tourism or for the purposes of Ambassr.anthy (1)

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