United States Did Not Interfere with Burundian Officials’ Travel (October 7, 2015)

October 7, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura would like to address reports circulating about some Burundian officials being denied onward travel to the United States, due to interference or action by the U.S. government.  The U.S. Embassy has not received visa applications from the individuals noted in these reports. All visa applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the requirements of U.S. immigration law.  Section 222(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) prohibits us from disclosing details from individual visa cases.  Please contact the Government of Burundi for further information. 

For Immediate Release