Almost half of Ukrainians denied guest visas to the United States, the Russians – a little more than 15%

The US state Department has published a rating of the percentage of refusals of visas In categories for foreigners in 2019.

Note, the visa category B-2, for example, gives the opportunity to visit friends and relatives in the United States, to make trips and to engage in other activities not related to business in the U.S., the b-1 visa entitles you to a business trip, visa B1/B2 – the right to combine these activities.

So, in 2019, the bounce rate in these visas for Ukrainians amounted to 45,06%. For comparison, citizens of the Russian Federation the failure rate was 15.19%, the citizens of Belarus – 21 and 93%. The highest percentage of failures in guest visas to the United States – citizens of Afghanistan, Burundi, Djibouti, Iran, Honduras, Liberia, Libya, Somalia. Was denied U.S. visas to citizens of Argentina, Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kuwait, UAE, Poland…

Recall that after collection of documents by the consular officer of the United States conducts an interviewto determine if you are eligible for a visitor visa.

You must confirm that you meet the requirements of U.S. law for the visa.
We add that the visa this category allows a foreign citizen to travel to the «port of entry» in the United States (usually to the airport) and request permission to enter the United States.

A visa does not guarantee entry into the United States. Employees of the Department of homeland security (DHS), customs and border protection service (CBP) at a port of entry have the authority to allow or deny entry into the United States.

Detailed information about visas can be found on the Department’s website at the link.