Hong Kong’s E11 visa backlog

Person with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics

Before 2020 March, Hong Kong issued 0.2 E11 visas per month on average. If we naively assume that the number of visa applications didn’t change during COVID, they are now 20.9 months behind expectations.

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