Tokyo’s Q1 visa issuance rate

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Before COVID, Tokyo issued 15.3 Q1 visas in an average December. This December, they issued 28. It seems like Tokyo 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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