Abu Dhabi’s R1 visa backlog

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Before 2020 March, Abu Dhabi issued 0.1 R1 visas per month on average. If we naively assume that the number of visa applications didn’t change during COVID, they are now 1 months ahead of expectations.

Source: The U.S. Department of State’s Monthly Immigrant Visa Issuance Statistics.
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