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U.S. Consulate General Chennai and CUSAT sign MoU to open new “American Corner” in Kochi


Kochi: The U.S. Consulate General Chennai and the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 16 to establish an American Corner at the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) in Kochi, Kerala. U.S. Consul General Christopher W. Hodges and CUSAT Registrar Prof. Dr. V. Meera signed...

US Consulate General Mumbai clears immigrant visa interview backlog


Washington: The US Consulate General in Mumbai has eliminated the visa backlog that was caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Promising news for visa applicants, the Consulate announced that immigrant visa interview appointments can now be scheduled within the standard time frame, an official press release stated. It said that following the pandemic, appointment wait times...

With new rules in place, Indians can reduce US visa waiting period


Despite efforts to reduce the backlog, the average waiting time for a US visa appointment in India is still above 500 days. As a result, the US embassy in India advised Indians who are travelling overseas to make an appointment at the US embassy or consulate of their final destination. As an illustration, it...

New US Consul General takes charge in Hyderabad


Hyderabad: Jennifer Larson took charge as the new United States Consul General in Hyderabad. She previously served as the Deputy Principal Officer at the US Consulate in Mumbai and as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for India. She has 19 years of experience as a diplomat. “I couldn’t be more excited to be in Hyderabad. I’ve spent...