Astana’s J1 visa issuance rate

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Before COVID, Astana issued 8.7 J1 visas in an average December. This December, they issued 15. It seems like Astana is hard at work catching up on their backlog from COVID.
Source: The U.S. Department of State’s Monthly Immigrant Visa Issuance Statistics.
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