Tokyo’s R1 visa issuance rate

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Before COVID, Tokyo issued 3.3 R1 visas in an average December. This December, they issued 1. With so few visas ever issued, it's difficult to tell how well Tokyo is doing just by looking at this December.
Source: The U.S. Department of State’s Monthly Immigrant Visa Issuance Statistics.
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