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212(a) Inadmissibility Grounds & Waiver of Inadmissibility

Below are the various Section 212(a) inadmissibility grounds that can be found in the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) section 212. If the inadmissibility ground is waivable, reference to the specific waiver of inadmissibility is also given. Inadmissibility Grounds Inadmissibility Grounds INA reference Waiver of Inadmissibility for Immigrant Visa Waiver of Inadmissibility for Non-immigrant Visa [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:07-05:00July 29th, 2012|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Exemption for Individuals Affiliated with Certain Iraqi Groups from Certain Inadmissibility Provisions

Effective September 21, 2009, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, following consultation with each other and the Attorney General, exercised their discretionary authority under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) to exempt qualified individuals, as determined by officials of their respective Departments based on specified standards, from [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:08-05:00March 2nd, 2011|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Green Card for Religious Workers

Aliens can immigrate as a religious worker to the U.S. through special immigrant category. Aliens applying for special immigrant status under INA 101(a)(27)(C) must demonstrate that their services are needed by a religious denomination in the United States. The following factors are relevant to whether a bona fide need for such services exists: The number of [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:08-05:00December 28th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Waiver of Citizenship Test

Waiver of U.S. Citizenship Test Waiver of the U.S. Citizenship Test and How to Qualify: Section 312 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires that naturalization applicants must demonstrate an ability to read, write, and speak words in ordinary usage in the English language, and have a knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government. [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:09-05:00August 26th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Visa Bulletin for August 2010

Number 23 Volume IX Washington, D.C. A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during August. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status. Allocations [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:09-05:00August 15th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments