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Immigrant Visa

Statutory Law

8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(16) (2010) (Title 8—Chapter 12: Immigration and Nationality)

(a) As used in this Act—
   (16) The term "immigrant visa" means an immigrant visa required by this Act and properly issued by a consular officer at his office outside of the United States to an eligible immigrant under the provisions of this Act.