Will Australians now need an interview and visa to visit the U.S.?

Will Australians now need an interview and visa to visit the U.S.?

To date, there is no indication that the Visa Waiver Program will be suspended by the Trump Administration. Following the LA Times’ release of a draft Presidential Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks from Foreign Nationals” on Wednesday, January 25th, several media outlets in Australia reported the widely-used Visa Waiver Program may be suspended, requiring Australians to undertake an in-person interview at the U.S. Consulate before visiting the U.S.  

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Does a first E-3 visa need to be issued in Australia?

Does a first E-3 visa need to be issued in Australia?

A question often asked by Australians is whether someone’s first E-3 visa needs to be issued from a U.S. consulate within Australia, even where the applicant is already in the U.S. A range of factors can largely determine the answer, as well as the applicant’s personal and professional circumstances.

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Common questions regarding E-3 Visa applications

Common questions regarding E-3 Visa applications

I receive a number of questions from Australians regarding E-3 visa applications. Often these questions come from existing E-3 visa holders located in California and New York looking to renew their visas. The following are some of the more commonly asked questions regarding E-3 visas:

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