US Department of State & Visa Processing Delays
US visa applications have been hindered over the past week after the US State Department’s central computer system used to process passport and visa requests crashed, reducing its operational capacity.
In fact, the German soccer legend Rummenigge, 58, was forced to stay out of the United States along with six other players due to visa issues while the rest of the team jetted out from Bavaria. Along with the stranded players, some members of the media and the team’s own camera crew were unable to enter the United States.
The issue is not isolated; delays are being faced by people from all around the world as the US Bureau of Consulate Affairs attempts to catch up.
About Fadi Minawi
Fadi primarily practices in US Immigration Law. He assists with matters relating to business immigration (including: relocation, expansion, investments, and work visas), litigation, admissibility issues, customs forfeitures and other cross-border issues. Fadi is also a criminal defense attorney and can assist with criminal matters in the US. Read more
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