Once the Immigrant Petition is approved by the USCIS, the Immigrant Petition is forwarded to the National Visa Center (NVC). The NVC performs a background check of the foreign worker, collects immigrant visa fees and documents, processes the immigrant visa application and provides instruction regarding the interview and the required medical examination. After processing is… Read More
FAQs about the National Visa Center (NVC)
How long is NVC processing?
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) limits the number of family based immigrant visas that are issued each year based on a preference category. Each preference category is assigned a number of immigrant visas. In addition, there is a limit to the percentage of immigrant visas that can be allotted to each country in a… Read More