The following topics were addressed in the September 21, 2011 NAFSA liaison call with the Department of State Visa Office:

  • Visa denials in India
  • Export controls and J-1 Visas
  • Additional documentary requirements for H and L visa applicants at Hyderabad
  • "Pre-clearance" for SAOs
  • Nonimmigrant visa application, backlogged immigrant petition
  • Multiple visas
  • Impact of long-pending SAOs
  • Interagency consistency and collaboration on naming conventions