Immigration Lawyer: New Protocol for Visitors from China

Posted on May 17, 2016 by Kathryn Karam

Immigration lawyer: Customs and Border Protection Announces New Electronic Data Entry Program for Visitors from China 

Until late 2014, visitors to the United States from China had to apply for visitor visas, which were valid for only one year. This meant that Chinese visitors had to renew their visas every year to be able to continue visiting the United States. While this might not sound like a big inconvenience, business visitors who periodically attend meetings in the United States, and investors reviewing investment opportunities were required to apply for new visas – and risk being denied the visa – each year. For anyone not familiar with the process of applying for a visitor visa, U.S. immigration law presumes that everyone is seeking to immigrate to the United States. In other words, everyone applying for a visa intends to live in the U.S. permanently.)

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Posted on October 06, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

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Summer Travel Season is Here - Be Prepared! Check Your I-94!

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

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CBP Issues Use of Force Review

Posted on June 02, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

On May 30, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Revised Use of Force Policy Handbook providing "guidance and parameters under which force may be used." This Handbook was issued along with a Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Report commissioned by CBP to review the use of force by CBP officers and agents. All CBP use of force policies, equipment, tactics, and training were reviewed along with all deadly force events from January 2010 to October 2012.

CBP's I-94 Retrieval Website Now Allows Nonimmigrants to Access Last 5 Years' Entry and Exit Records

Posted on May 01, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that its Automated I-94 System (available here) now allows nonimmigrant visitors to the U.S. to retrieve their arrival records for the past five years. In the past, the system only allowed nonimmigrants to retrieve their entry records for the last two years.

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