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I am wondering on the current Visa statuses to visit US from

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Russia. JA: What is your official...
I am wondering on the current Visa statuses to visit US from Russia.
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: No issues. I travel back and forth to Moscow from the US. I am a US citizen of course.. However I would like to have friends visit me in the states.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: NO
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: http://m.thehindubusinessline.com/news/world/us-scales-back-visa-services-in-russia-after-putin-cuts-its-staff/article9825449.ece I was pointed at this and it troubles me.
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Dear Customer ,

Thank You for posting your immigration law question today. This is attorney Bill an experienced immigration lawyer assisting you today.

Russian nationals are eligible to apply for B1 business and B2 tourist visas which are eligible for single or multiple entry up to three years.

Processing of a visa takes a couple of weeks and should be applied for at the nearest consulate or embassy:

https://ru.usembassy.gov/visas/nonimmigrant-visas/

There is an alternative EB-5 Investor visa possibility for longer stays in the US.

https://www.uscis.gov/eb-5

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