per-country limit

Definition of "per-country limit"
  1. The maximum number of family-sponsored and employment-based visas that can be issued annually to citizens of any country, which is usually 7% for an independent country and 2% for a dependency of an independent country
How to use "per-country limit" in a sentence
  1. The per-country limit impacted the immigration rate from populous nations.
  2. Due to the per-country limit, he had to wait longer for his employment-based visa.
  3. Their family-sponsored visa application was delayed due to the per-country limit.

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