foreign state of chargeability

Definition of "foreign state of chargeability"
  1. An independent nation assigned to an immigrant applying under the preference system, limiting the number of visas issued in one fiscal year
How to use "foreign state of chargeability" in a sentence
  1. Every immigrant under the preference system has an assigned foreign state of chargeability.
  2. The number of visa issuances for a foreign state of chargeability cannot exceed 7 percent in a year.
  3. Visa limitations are determined by the immigrant's foreign state of chargeability.

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