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RFE Rates Remain High For Employment-Based Non-Immigration Visas

O-1 initial approval rate declined from 90.8% in 2019, to 89% in the second quarter of 2020.














The O-1 RFE rate increased from 26.4% in 2019, to 30.1% in the second quarter of 2020.














A full list of visa approval and RFE rates can be found on the USCIS website here. Now more than ever, it is important to construct a compelling O-1 petition. For more information on how to do so, reach out to Legalpad to learn more about the O-1.

About the author:

Allison Davy

Vice President Marketing, Legalpad

Allison helps startup founders from around the world navigate the complex U.S. immigration system so they can pursue their goals and purpose.