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R Visa for Religious Workers

Thursday, July 24, 2014 | Last Updated: July 18, 2011
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The R visa is used by members of a religious organization coming to the US to work for the same religious organization. Origins of the R-1 Visa The R-1 visa was put into law as part of the Immigration Act of 1990 with strong support of the Catholic Church. They faced severe shortages of priests, […]