U.S. Embassy to Qat Chewers: quit now if you want an immigrant visa [Archives:2008/1143/Local News]

April 3 2008

By: Sarah Wolff
SANA'A, March 31 ) The United States Embassy in Yemen recently introduced a new provision for Yemenis seeking permanent residence in the U.S. Its message? Lay off your qat if you want to live in America.

Under this new stipulation, the U.S. Embassy will not issue immigration visas to anyone who is addicted to qat. Unites States law defines an “addict”” as anyone who has used a drug for other than experimental purposes