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BE ADVISED: D.O.S. MAY REVOKE THE NON-IMMIGRANT VISA OF A FOREIGN NATIONAL, PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, FOR D.U.I. ARRESTS

How is this legal? The United States Government has the authority, under the Immigration and Nationality Act, and the Regulations posted in the Foreign Affairs Manual, to revoke a foreign national’s nonimmigrant visa. INA § 212 lists, generally, the class of aliens ineligible to receive visas. Specifically, INA §212(a)(1)(A)(iii)(iv) provides … Continue reading

I-864, Affidavit of Support

I-864, Affidavit of Support: Federal Tax Returns; Other Supporting Documents; and Multiple Sponsors Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, is a contract between the Government and an Individual in which the Individual sponsors the immigrant who is coming to the United States. The purpose of this Affidavit is to “show that … Continue reading

EB2 NATIONAL INTEREST WAIVER: A MORE RIGOROUS STANDARD

       I.            Introduction This article discusses the various requirements of EB2 National Interest Waiver (NIW). An EB2 NIW allows foreign professionals with exceptional abilities holding an advanced degree, or its equivalent, along with other specifications, to work in the United States. Generally, a Labor Certification must be submitted … Continue reading

Update: Congress Passes Omnibus Bill

On Friday, Congress passed the omnibus bill, which will now go the President for signature.  The House moved first, passing the bill on a 316-113 vote. The Senate has now followed, clearing the legislation with a vote of 65-33. As we posted earlier, the omnibus bill includes a provision to … Continue reading