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VISA REFUSAL MAY BE OVERCOME

By Reuben S. Seguritan Consular officers do not always issue a decision on a visa application right after the interview. In many cases, they issue a visa refusal under Section 221(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. A Section 221(g) refusal means that the officer did not have all the information required to determine the Read the full article…

BIDEN ROLLS OUT SWEEPING IMMIGRATION BILL

By Reuben Seguritan President Biden has submitted to Congress a sweeping immigration bill known as the US Citizenship Act of 2021. It was introduced in the House by Representative Linda Sanchez and in the Senate by Senator Bob Menendez. The bill would provide a path to citizenship to an estimated 11 million undocumented individuals who Read the full article…

CONSULAR PROCESSING OF IMMIGRANT VISA

By Reuben S. Seguritan Beneficiaries of immigrant visa petitions who are abroad process their immigrant visa at the U.S. consulate of their home country.  It is important that they familiarize themselves with the rules and procedures of that particular consulate. Visa applications must be pursued within one year from the date applicants are given notice Read the full article…

Biden’s pro-immigration agenda is more expansive than Obama’s, but it has drawbacks
Biden Administration Faces Backlog of 380,000 Waiting to Immigrate
Biden’s immigration reforms could put 11 million people on the path to US citizenship. What to know
Biden administration to pause deportations, curtail arrests
Biden immigration proposal looks to roll back four years of Trump’s hardline policies
Biden’s immigration bill faces difficult path in Senate
WAIVER FOR FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION

By Reuben S. Seguritan Fraud or willful misrepresentation of a material fact is a ground of inadmissibility that prevents an alien from getting a green card. The act of entering the United States under a different name is an example. However, the alien may apply for a waiver to forgive the fraud. To be eligible Read the full article…


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