“Ask the Consul” is a bi-weekly column from the U.S. Embassy answering questions about U.S. immigration law and visa issues. If you have a general question about visa policy please email it to us at AskGeorge@ state.gov.
The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional. This edition of Ask the Consul addresses common questions regarding same-sex immigrant petitions.
The following column answers frequently asked questions about the immigrant visa process associated with adopted children.
Who can adopt?
To bring an adopted child to the United States from Guyana, you must be found eligible to adopt by the U.S.
Installment One Hundred Forty-Three:
New non-immigrant visa appointment and fee process.
Beginning March 15, 2013, the US Embassy in Georgetown will implement a new procedure to simplify and streamline the visa application process for those traveling to the United States.
Installment One Hundred Forty-One
Unfortunately, applicants for visas sometimes receive fraudulent or inaccurate information from persons regarding the United States visa process and how to complete the necessary requirements for the application.
Installment One Hundred Thirty-Seven
This Ask the Consul installment addresses questions regarding President Obama’s announcement on the Deferred Action Process for Young People
Q: I heard that my children under 16 can stay in the United States without being deported, is this true?