GAO: Visa Waits Too Long

The United States Government Accountability Office is recommending that the State Department “reassess” how it allocates resources to its consular offices so it can shorten visa-processing delays.

In a report the GAO issued in April, the GAO said that although it hasn’t attempted to measure the impact of these delays, education, scientific, and business organizations are worried about the effect excessive wait times have on their areas of concern. According to the GAO study, during a

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