Dealing with ESTA, Prior Visa Applications and The Visa Waiver Process

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Having your country be part of the ESTA, or Visa Waiver program to come the United States is a wonderful thing!  But like many good things, there is a downside. The downside to ESTA is in not disclosing all prior visa refusals (which may make you permanently ineligible to use ESTA), even if you do not know you were refused …

USCIS- Moves Forward, Proposing a Change in the Process for Certain Inadmissibility Waivers

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Just few days ago, on March 30, 2012, USCIS posted the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) changing the process for certain inadmissibility waivers in the Federal Register. If you’re interested in reading the entire rule and all the other attachments …here’s the link, enjoy the 60 + pages… So in a nutshell who qualifies and what does the proposed rule …

Entering America Legally–Not As Easy As You Think!

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In an interview on David Letterman, actor Robert Downey, Jr., talked about a problem he had last year in Japan, when upon entering Japan he was detained and questioned about his past criminal record. Downey said: I probably should have seen there was a sign that said ‘No Felons Allowed’ in English and Japanese and I haven’t had that expunged …