Rules and Regulations

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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 or willfully misrepresenting a material fact, seeks to procure (or has sought to procure or has procured) a visa, other documentation, or admission into the United States or other benefit provided under this Act is inadmissible.

Yes, a person who by fraud or willfully misrepresents a material fact and seeks to procure an immigration benefit or admission into the US is inadmissible under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Muslim Ban 2.0 - A Brief Synopsis of the Major Provisions


This is a brief summary of the Executive Order issued on March 6, 2017. This order rescinds the Executive Order (13769) issued on January 27, 2017 and creates the following new rules and regulations. A summary of what the Executive Order covers is below:

Who does the ban apply to?

Foreign nationals, who do not possess a valid visa and who are outside the United States and are from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are temporarily barred effective, March 16, 2017 (Section 1(f)).

When does the ban take effect?

The ban is effective March 16, 2017. The ban, bars persons from the six (6) countries temporarily for a period of 90 days (Section 2(c)).
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

USCIS Announces Final Rule Adjusting Immigration Benefit Application and Petition Fees


Release Date: 

WASHINGTON – U.


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