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Visa Services Limited in Tel Aviv in December 2012

The following notice has appeared on the web site of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. See for the latest information. We strongly encourage our clients applying for visas in Tel Aviv to plan carefully given the limited number of appointments available in the coming month.


From Monday, December 17, 2012, until Friday, December 28, 2012, the U.S. Embassy will be accepting very limited numbers of non-immigrant visa appointments due to planned renovations of the Visa Section.  This limitation will include appointments for all visa types (tourist, business, students, etc.).

We encourage anyone without urgent travel plans to wait until the Visa Section reopens for regular business on Monday, December 31 to apply.

For those who plan to travel l during the December 17-28 timeframe, please plan ahead and apply as early as possible.

If you are unable to schedule an appointment during Dec. 17-28, and have urgent, emergency travel, please email us at and provide a detailed explanation of the time-sensitive nature of your travel and why you are requesting an emergency appointment.

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Douglas Hauer, Corporate Immigration Attorney, Government Investigations, Mintz Levin Law

Doug is a Member in the firm's Corporate & Securities Practice and Immigration Practice. On the corporate side, he focuses on private offerings and related securities work. Doug serves as counsel to developers and businesses seeking capital through the EB-5 investor visa program. He also counsels lenders, private equity firms, and EB-5 Regional Centers on all aspects of EB-5 financing. In the immigration law space, Doug represents corporate, institutional, and individual clients in routine and complex immigration matters. He has in-depth experience advising...