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New US visa fees: Unpacking the hike in GH¢ and US$ terms – Data story

The United States recently announced new visa fees which measure was due to affect three main nonimmigrant visa (NIV) applications.

The affected visas include the Non-Petition-based NIV, work visas and the E Category applicants and are slated to take effect on May 30.

In this data story, GhanaWeb does a mathematical analysis of the fee hike in dollar, cedi and percentage terms.

We also use relevant visualization to break down the figures relative to the old and revised rates.

The piece has the following subheadings:

a. Most affected visa categories

b. What the data says

c. US Dollar to Ghana cedi computation:

d. Relationship between fee difference and attendant % increase

e. How the US determines visa fees

f. Major highlights from the data story

g. Understanding Nonimmigrant visa categories

Read our report below:


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