U.S. Consul General Beatrice Camp, rear center, delivers a speech to Chinese applicants for the U.S. travel visa during a celebratory event for visa issuance in Shanghai, China, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. ... more 
U.S. Consul General Beatrice Camp, rear center, delivers a speech to Chinese applicants for the U.S. travel visa during a celebratory event for visa issuance in Shanghai, China, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. During the last year, over 800,000 U.S. visas were issued throughout Mission China, which includes the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and four U.S. Consulates which is a 40% increase from 2009. Over 30% of those issued in China are from the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai and since 2004, over one million visas have been issued. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eugene Hoshiko
Mon, Aug 8, 2011 5:53 AM EDT