How to Schedule a B-2 Visitor Visa Interview: Steps to Scheduling a B-2 Visitor Visa Interview

Steps to Schedule the B-2 Visitor Visa Interview

After submitting the application and paying the required $160 application fee, the next step is to schedule the B-2 Visitor visa interview. Step 1: Visit your local U.S. Consulate’s website Use the U.S. embassy website to find your local consulate. It is usually recommended for you to apply for a U.S. visa in your home […]

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The October 2014 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

The October 2014 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

The U.S. Department of State has released the October 2014 Visa Bulletin. October 2014 Visa Bulletin for Family-Based Visas   The U.S. Department of State categorizes green card petitions based on the sponsor’s legal status. F1: The unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens. F2: The spouses and children of Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs or green card […]

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Affidavit of Support Co-Sponsor Information and Requirements

affidavit of support co-sponsor requirements

An affidavit of support co-sponsor is needed when a sponsor a U.S. immigration visa does not meet the minimum financial income requirements.  Here is a quick overview of must to know information and requirements for being an affidavit of support co-sponsor. What is an affidavit of support co-sponsor? An affidavit of support co-sponsor takes on […]

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USA Visitor Visa Process: How to apply for a USA Visitor Visa

USA visitor visa process

  The USA Visitor Visa Process If you are looking to apply for a USA visitor visa you might need a USA B-2 Visitor visa. This travel visa allows an individual to visit family, visit friends, see tourist attractions, go to a wedding, or even take a short recreational class. Unless you are a citizen of one […]

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Affidavit of Support Income Requirements: How to Determine the Income Requirement

Affidavit of support income requirements

When applying for a U.S. immigration visa or Green Card, the USCIS will want the petitioner to meet specific affidavit of support income requirements.  The petitioner must be either a U.S. citizen or a Green Card holder.  Here is how you can determine your affidavit of support income requirement.   Determining Affidavit of Support Income […]

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Five B-2 Visitor Visa Interview Questions to Expect

B-2 Visitor Visa Interview Questions

The B-2 Visitor visa process will require most applicants to attend a short interview.  It can be nerve wracking, but you’ll need to confidently answer some questions for a consulate officer. These five B-2 visitor visa interview questions will most likely be asked, so be sure to know the answers and practice before your interview for […]

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U.S. State Department’s Technical Glitch is Causing Problems With Visas

US Technical Glitch

A technical glitch has interfered with the issuing of U.S. travel visas. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the State Department experienced a technical glitch between July 19th and July 23rd. As of today, the problem hasn’t been completely resolved, though the system is back up and running. This issue has created a backlog of people waiting […]

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The VISANOW SHRM 2014 Wrap-Up


Last month, HR professionals from all over the country came to Orlando for the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition. This event is a chance for HR Professionals to keep up to date with the latest news and best practices for human resource management. This is why VISANOW was in attendance at SHRM 2014. “We’ll […]

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The VISANOW Sales Team “Restarts” at iO Chicago

VISANOW Improv training at iO Chicago

Way back in January, the VISANOW sales team had a kickoff to get ready for the year. With the first six months of this year in the rear view mirror and sights set on what lies ahead, the sales team took an afternoon to “restart.” The Sales Team Restarts As Vice President of Sales, Joseph […]

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