Immigration Law

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Excerpts from the Nov. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

New Filing Option for Canadian TNs USCIS began accepting Forms I-129 filed by Canadian citizens who are outside the United States and seek classification as TN nonimmigrants on October 1, 2012. USCIS had accepted the form filing only in connection... Read More

USCIS Policy Memo: Taiwan Pre-Adoption Immigration Review
Posted on 27 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This policy memorandum (PM) implements the Pre-Adoption Immigration Review (PAIR) in Taiwan of Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative (“Form I-600”), filed on behalf of children from, and physically located... Read More

DHS Final Rule: Designation of Taiwan for the Visa Waiver Program
Posted on 22 Oct 2012 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

Advance Copy of DHS Final Rule: Designation of Taiwan for VWP
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 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

Taiwan implements a Pre-Adoption Immigration Review requirement for all adoptions by U.S. citizens of children residing in Taiwan
Posted on 4 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In January, the Taiwan Child Welfare Bureau issued an administrative order that requires all adoption cases filed on behalf of U.S. prospective adoptive parents with the Taiwan courts to undergo the U.S. PAIR process. The order applies to all currently... Read More

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