Immigration Law

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News Excerpts From the March 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 3 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

DHS Designates Chile for Visa Waiver Program On February 28, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security announced the entry of Chile into the Visa Waiver Program. Beginning May 1, 2014, Chilean nationals will be able to visit the United States for up... Read More

DHS Announces Chile’s Designation Into the Visa Waiver Program
Posted on 1 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom, Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno and Chilean Ambassador Felipe Bulnes, announced the designation of Chile into... Read More

Tags: Chile , vwp , DHS , esta

Unpub. BIA Remand: Chile, Torture, Lozada, One-Year Bar, Tier III Terrorist Organization
Posted on 21 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Alizabeth Newman at the Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic, CUNY School of Law, writes: " Attached is a holiday surprise from the BIA that might be of interest to others. - Reversing IJ on the one yr. asylum bar finding extraordinary... Read More

Designation of Chile for the Visa Waiver Program
Posted on 31 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Eligible citizens, nationals and passport holders from designated Visa Waiver Program countries may apply for admission to the United States at U.S. ports of entry as nonimmigrant aliens for a period of ninety days or less for business or pleasure... Read More

Tags: visa waiver , Chile , vwp