Abu Dhabi’s D visa issuance rate

Crewmember (sea or air)
Before COVID, Abu Dhabi issued 4.7 D visas in an average December. This December, they issued 23. It seems like Abu Dhabi is hard at work catching up on their backlog from COVID.
Source: The U.S. Department of State’s Monthly Immigrant Visa Issuance Statistics.
New data shows up here within a day and is stored in a SQLite file on GitHub.