U.S. Visa Law & Policy

United States laws enacted by Congress, including those in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), govern matters related to processing and issuance of visas and travel to the United States, including entry and exit of all travelers across the nation’s borders.  

Visa Bulletin

The Visa Bulletin provides information regarding the cut-off dates which govern immigrant visa availability in numerically limited categories and other immigrant visa-related information. 

Visa Statistics

Find the Annual Report of the Visa Office and other immigrant and nonimmigrant visa issuance statistics. 

Laws and Regulations

This section provides links to laws, regulations, and guidance on immigration and visa-related matters.