BIA on K-4 Adjustment: Matter of Valenzuela, ID 3761

Matter of Valenzuela, ID 3761, 25 I&N Dec. 867 (BIA 2012) - An alien who is admitted to the United States in K-4 nonimmigrant status may only adjust his or her status to that of a lawful permanent resident based on the Petition for Alien Relative (Form I-130) filed by the United States citizen K...

Matter of Rivas, 26 I&N Dec. 130 (BIA 2013)

A waiver of inadmissibility under section 212(h) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1182(h) (2006), is not available on a “stand-alone” basis to an alien in removal proceedings without a concurrently filed application for adjustment of status, and a waiver may not be...

Unpub. BIA Termination Victory: Matter of Fernandes

"In this unpublished decision , the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) reversed the immigration judge's finding that the respondent was inadmissible at the time of adjustment of status due to fraud or willful misrepresentation of a material fact. The Board found the fact the respondent was compensated...