U.S. visa will require new interview

  • 2003-08-31
  • Melanie O’Connell
TALLINN - Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians applying for entry to the United States will now be interviewed by U.S. consular staff.The tightened security measures, which come into effect on Aug. 1 and follow a post-Sept. 11 review of U.S. visa policy, will apply to all U.S. visa applicants, including tourist, business and student visas.Tallinn-based U.S. Consul Paul Mayer said that the terrorist attacks in the United States two years ago forced the United States to reevaluate its visa policy. Despite the extra scrutinizing of visa applicants, Mayer said he believed the changes would not r...
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