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Visa Issuance: Issues Concerning the Religious Worker Visa Program

NSIAD-99-67 Published: Mar 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the extent and nature of any fraud the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and the Department of State have identified in the religious worker visa program; and (2) any steps INS and State have taken or plan to take to change the visa screening process.

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Immigrant laborEligibility determinationsForgeryFraudImmigration enforcementImmigrantsImmigration and naturalization lawProgram abusesR-1 VisasReligious workers