601A – Do Not Underestimate the Hardship Dec13

601A – Do Not Underestimate the Hardship

Do not underestimate the power of hardships.  A hardship, alone, may not seem enough to be extreme.  To establish an extreme hardship, it is not necessary to demonstrate that a single hardship, taken in isolation, rises to the level of extreme.  Rather, any relevant hardship factors must be considered in he aggregate, not in isola...

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Lying to Get a Visa – Don’t do it Aug09

Lying to Get a Visa – Don’t do it

Why do people lie to get a visa or an immigration benefit?  I frankly don't know.  But, it seems people lie often to get an immigration benefit, without realizing the consequences of their actions.  It could end up haunting them for the rest of their lives. Section 212(a)(6)(C)(i) provides as follows: Any alien who, by fraud o...

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