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SWEDEN Treaty of amity, economic relations and Section 204 of the Immigration Act of consular rights (Article II).

1990 (Pub. L. 101-649) authorized the Entered into force June 11, 1960.

issuance of E-1 and E-2 visas to 11 UST 1835; TIAS 4530; 380 UNTS 181. citizens of Sweden if the Department of

State determined that Sweden provides PAKISTAN

reciprocity for those visa categories. On Treaty of friendship and commerce. February 20, 1992, authorization was Entered into force February 12, 1961. granted for the issuance of E-1 and E12 UST 110; TIAS 4683; 404 UNTS 259. 2 visas. PANAMA **

SWITZERLAND Bilateral investment treaty (Article III) Convention of friendship, commerce, and Entered into force May 30, 1991.

extradition (Article I). S. Treaty Doc. No. 14, 99th Cong., 2d Entered into force November 8, 1855. Sess. (1986).

11 Stat. 587; TS 353; 11 Bevans 894.

THAILAND PARAGUAY

Treaty of amity and economic relations. Treaty of friendship, commerce, and Entered into force June 8, 1968. navigation (Article II).

19 UST 5843; TIAS 6540; 652 UNTS 253. Entered into force March 7, 1860. 12 Stat. 1091; TS 272; 10 Bevans 888. TOGO

Treaty of amity and economic relations PHILIPPINES

(Article I). On September 6, 1955, pursuant to Entered into force February 5, 1967. Article V of the revised Trade

18 UST 1; TIAS 6193; 680 UNTS 159. Agreement between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines, TURKEY notes were exchanged between the two Treaty of establishment and sojourn Governments implementing the

(Article I). provisions of the Act of June 18, 1954, Entered into force February 15, 1933. which renders Philippine nationals 47 Stat. 2432; TS 859; 11 Bevans 1127; 138 eligible for nonimmigrant classification LNTS 345. as treaty traders and treaty investors Bilateral investment treaty (Article II) under the provisions of INA

Entered into force May 18, 1990. 101(a)15XE) although there is no S. Treaty Doc. No. 19, 99th Cong., 2d commercial treaty in force between the Sess. (1986).

two countries. Entered into force September 6, 1955. UNITED KINGDOM 10 6 UST 3030; TIAS 3349; 238 UNTS 109. Convention to regulate commerce (Article

I).
SENEGAL **

Entered into force July 3, 1815.
Bilateral investment treaty (Article II). 8 Stat. 228; TS 110; 12 Bevans 49.
Entered into force October 25, 1990.
S. Treaty Doc. No. 15, 99th Cong., 2d
Sess. (1986).

YUGOSLAVIA

Treaty of commerce (Article I). SPAIN 8

Entered into force November 15, 1882. Treaty of friendship and general

22 Stat. 963; TS 319; 12 Bevans 1227. relations (Article II). Entered into force April 14, 1903. 33 Stat. 2105; TS 422; 11 Bevans 628.

ZAIRE **

Bilateral investment treaty (Article II). SURINAME 9

Entered into force July 28, 1989. Treaty of friendship, commerce and S. Treaty Doc. No. 17, 99th Cong., 2d navigation (Article II).

Sess. (1986). Entered into force December 5, 1957. 8 UST 2043; TIAS 3942; 285 UNTS 231.

Note. See footnotes on page 520.

· CHINA (Taiwan). Pursuant to Section 6 of the Taiwan Relations Act, P.L. 96-8, 93 Stat. 14, and Executive Order 12143, 44 F.R. 37191, this agreement which was concluded with the Taiwan authorities prior to January 1, 1979, is administered on a nongovernmental basis by the American Institute in Taiwan, a nonprofit District of Columbia corporation, and constitutes neither recognition of the Taiwan authorities nor the continuation of any official relationship with Taiwan.

2 DENMARK. The convention of 1826 does not apply to the Faroe Islands or Greenland. The Treaty which entered into force in 1961 does not apply to Greenland.

3 FRANCE. The Treaty which entered into force in 1960 applies to the departments of Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, and Reunion.

* GERMANY (FRG). The Treaty which entered into force in 1956 now applies to Berlin, as defined in Article XXVI thereof.

5 JAPAN. The Treaty which entered into force in 1953 was made applicable to the Bonin Islands on June 26, 1968, and to the Ryukyu Islands on May 15, 1972.

6 NETHERLANDS. The Treaty which entered into force in 1957 is applicable to Aruba and Netherlands Antilles.

? NORWAY. The Treaty which entered into force in 1932 does not apply to Svalbard (Spitzbergen and certain lesser islands).

8 SPAIN. The Treaty which entered into force in 1903 is applicable to all territories.

9 SURINAME. The Treaty with the Netherlands which entered into force December 5, 1957, was made applicable to Suriname on February 10, 1963.

10 UNITED KINGDOM. The Convention which entered into force in 1815 applies only to British territory in Europe (the British Isles (except the Republic of Ireland), the Channel Islands and Gibraltar) and to "inhabitants” of such territory. This term, as used in the Convention, means “one who resides actually and permanently in a given place, and has his domicile there". Also, in order to qualify for treaty trader or treaty investor status under this treaty, the alien must be a national the United Kingdom. Individuals having the nationality of members of the Commonwealth other than the United Kingdom whose laws accord a separate nationality do not qualify for treaty trader or treaty investor status under this treaty.

D. VISA SYMBOLS

(Source: Visa Office, Department of State; as of January 1, 1992) The following symbols are used in issuing visas to nonimmigrants and immigrants proceeding to the United States. Unless otherwise stated, the section of law cited refers to the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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Nonimmigrants-Continued

Visa Symbol

Class

Section of law

L-1..

Intracompany transferee (executive, managerial, and 101(a) (15) (L)

specialized personnel continuing employment with

international firm or corporation). L-2..........

Spouse or child of intracompany transferee... 101(a) (15)(L)
M-1.

Vocational student or other nonacademic student 101(a) (15) (M)
M-2.
Spouse or child of alien classified M-1......

101(a) (15) (M) N-8

Parent of an alien classified SK-3 special immigrant 101(a) (15) (N) (i) N-9

Child of N-8 or of an SK-1, SK-2 or SK-4 special 101(a) (15) (N) (ii)

immigrant. NATO-1

Principal permanent representative of member state to Art. 12, 5 UST 1094; Art.

NATO (including any of its subsidiary bodies) 20, 5 UST 1098
resident in the U.S. and resident members of
official staff

; Secretary General, Assistant Secretar-
ies General, and Executive Secretary of NATO; other
permanent NATO officials of similar rank, and

members of immediate family.. NATO-2.

Other representatives of member states to NATO Art. 13, 5 UST 1094; Art. 1,

(including any of its subsidiary bodies) including 4 UŚT 1794; Art. 3, 4
representatives, advisers, and technical experts of UST 1796
delegations, and members of immediate family;
dependents of members of a force entering in
accordance with the provisions of the NATO Status-
of-Forces Agreement or in accordance with provi-
sions of the “Protocol on the Status of International
Military Headquarters"; members of such a force if

issued visas.. NATO-3

Official clerical staff accompanying a representative of Art. 14, 5 UST 1096

member state to NATO (including any of its
subsidiary bodies) and members of immediate

family.. NATO-4

Officials of NATO (other than those classifiable as Art. 18, 5 UST 1098

NATO-1) and members of immediate family.. NATO-5

Experts, other than officials classifiable as NATO-4, Art. 21, 5 UST 1100

employed in missions on behalf of NATO, and their

dependents.. NATO-6

Members of a civilian component accompanying a Art. 1, 4 UST 1794; Art. 3,

force entering in accordance with the provisions of 5 UST 877
the NATO Status-of-Forces Agreement; members of
a civilian component attached to or employed by an
Allied Headquarters under the “Protocol on the
Status of International Military Headquarters" set
up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty; and their

dependents.. NATO-7 .....

Attendant, servant, or personal employee of NATO-1 Arts. 12-20, 5 UST 1094– through NATO-6 classes, and immediate family..

1098 0-1

Aliens with extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, 101(a) (15) (0) (i)

education, business, or athletics. 0-2 Accompanying alien..

101(a)(15) (0) (ii) 0-3 Spouse/child of 0-1 or 0-2........

101 (a) (15) (0) (ii) P-1

Internationally recognized athlete or member of inter- | 1011a) (15) (P) (i)

nationally recognized entertainment group. P-2

Artist or entertainer in a reciprocal exchange program.... 101(a) (15) (P) (ii) P-3

Artist or entertainer in a culturally unique program. 101(a) (15) (P) (iii) Q-1

Participant in an international cultural exchange pro- | 101(a) (15) (Q)

gram. R-1 Alien in a religious occupation.............

101(a) (15) (R) R-2. Spouse/child of R-1

101(a) (15) (R) [Note: Pursuant to Articles 3, 12, 13, 14, 18, and 20 of the Agreement on the Status of the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization, Nationał Representations and International Staff

, [5 U.S.T. 877, 1094), 22 CFR 41.70 provides as follows: 41.70 NATO representatives, officials, and employees. (a) (1) An alien shall be classifiable under the symbol NATO-1, NATO-2, NATO-3, NATO-4, or NATO-5 (see 8 41.12 for classes of aliens entitled to classification under each symbol) if he establishes to the satisfaction of the consular officer that he is seeking admission to the United

States under the applicable provision of the Agreement on the Status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representatives and International Staff, or that he is a member of the immediate family of an alien classified under the symbol NATO-1, NATO-2, NATO-3, NATO-4, or NATO-5.

(2) Armed services personnel entering the United States in accordance with the provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces Agreement or in accordance with the provisions of the Protocol on the Status of International Military Headquarters may enter the United States under the appropriate treaty waiver of documentary requirements contained in g 41.5 (d) or (e), but it issued visas shall be classifiable under the symbol NATO-2.

(3) Dependents of armed services personnel referred to in paragraph (a)(2) shall be classifiable under the symbol NATO-2.

(b) An alien member of a civilian component accompanying a force entering in accordance with the provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces Agreement, and alien's dependents, or an alien member of a civilian component attached to or employed by an Allied Headquarters under the Protocol on the Status of International Military Headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty, and the alien's dependents, shall be classifiable under the symbol NATO-6.

(c) An alien attendant, servant, or personal employee of an alien classified under the symbol NATO-1, NATO-2, NATO-3, NATO-4, NATO-5, or NATO-6, and the members of the immediate family of such attendant, servant, or personal employee, shall be classified under the symbol NATO7.]

Immigrants

Immediate Relatives

Visa Symbol

Class

Section of law

IR-1 CR-1 W-1 IR-2 CR-2 IR-3 IR-4.

Spouse of U.S. citizen..

201(b) Spouse of U.S. citizen (conditional status)

201 (b) & 216(a)(1) Certain spouses of deceased U.S. citizens.

201(b) Child of U.S. citizen

201 (b) Child of U.S. citizen (conditional status)

201(b) & 216 Orphan adopted abroad by U.S. citizen

201(b)
Orphan to be adopted in the United States by U.S. 201(b)

citizen.
Parent of U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age..

201(b)
Parent of U.S. citizen who acquired permanent resi- 201(b) & Sec. 2 of the
dent status under the Virgin Islands Nonimmigrant

Virgin Islands
Alien Adjustment Act.

Nonimmigrant Alien
Adjustment Act (P.L. 97–
271)

IR-5 VI-5

Vietnam Amerasian Immigrants

Visa Symbol

Class

Section of law

AM-1.

AM–2..

AM-3.

Vietnam Amerasian Principal.

584(b) (1) (A) of P.L. 100

202 Spouse/Child of AM-1

584(b)(1)(B) of P.L. 100–

202
Natural mother of unmarried AM-1 (and spouse or 584(b) (1) (C) of P.L. 100–

child of such mother), or person who has acted in 202
effect as the mother, father, or next-of-kin of
unmarried AM-1 (and spouse or child of such
person).

Special Immigrants

Visa Symbol

Class

Section of law

SB-1 SC-1. SC-2..

Returning resident.

101(a) (27)(A) Person who lost U.S. citizenship by marriage 101(a) (27) (B) & 324(a) Person who lost U.S. citizenship by serving in foreign 101(a) (27) (B) & 327

armed forces.

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