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DOS Visa Office issues annual report: Nonimmigrant visa issuances up 34% in FY 2023

  • On May 6, 2024, the Department of State’s Visa Office issued its annual report on visa issuances.
  • Issued nonimmigrant visas increased by 34% from 6,815,120 (FY 2022) to 10, 438,327 (FY 2023).
  • Issued employment-based immigrant visas declined by 16% from 55,058 (FY 2022) to 46,508 (FY 2023).
  • These figures show that, despite a decline in the employment-based immigrant visa category, visa issuances have rebounded from their COVID-era lows of 2,792,083 nonimmigrant visa issued (FY 2021), and 14,694 employment-based immigrant visas issued (FY 2020).

SOURCE: https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Statistics/AnnualReports/FY2023AnnualReport/FY2023_AR_TableI.pdf

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