SR, I5 and R5 visas may only be issued prior to December 8, 2017. After this date, no SR, I5 or R5 visas may be issued until this program is reauthorized by the U.S. Congress.
If you have been scheduled an SR, I5 or R5 interview, please do not try to reschedule your interview after December 8, 2017. Please also prepare all documents listed at: IV Appointment Package and have them ready for your interview to make sure you can be issued a visa before December 8, 2017.
For further information, please visit the State Department’s website at: Visa bulletin for December 2017.