Immigration Law

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CBP Expands I-94 Website Features
Posted on 5 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CBP, Jan. 5, 2018 - "U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched two new traveler compliance initiatives today to make it easier for Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers to check the status of their stay in the United States and remain in compliance... Read More

Tags: cbp , i-94

News Excerpts From the June 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 May 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

CBP Launches Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval On May 1, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) introduced a new website that will allow nonimmigrants in the United States to obtain their I-94 arrival/departure records for any point... Read More

My I-94 Just Expired...Help!
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Remaining in the U.S. beyond the period of authorized stay as granted on the I-94 may cause the foreign national to be out of status and unlawfully present in the U.S. Staying beyond the period authorized is a violation of U.S. immigration laws... Read More

DHS Jams Its Own Gears: When Paper I-94s Disappear
Posted on 30 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" CBP announced on August 7, 2012 that it will automate the I-94 record from a paper form to an electronic form. (This sounds okay, right?) The actual process though, has not been clearly communicated to the public. In fact, the paper I... Read More

Tags: electronic , i-94 , paper

Paperless I-94 Rolls Out Today at 5 Airports
Posted on 30 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The change will be implemented at air and sea ports beginning April 30 and will include Charlotte- Douglas International Airport, Orlando International Airport, Las Vegas Airport, Chicago O’Hare, Miami International Airport and Houston Bush... Read More

Tags: i-94 , paperless

NIV Arrival/Departure History Going Back 5 Years Now Available: CBP
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Customs and Border Protection launched a new webpage on May 1 that offers nonimmigrant U.S. visitors access to their I-94 arrival/departure record and their arrival/departure history. The new CBP webpage allows nonimmigrant travelers to access... Read More

Tags: departure , history , five , cbp , i-94 , arrival , 5

CBP Travel Update: Form I-94 Information for Foreign Visitors
Posted on 19 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CBP is experiencing a delay in processing foreign visitors’ travel information into the I-94 database. This does not affect the majority of foreign travelers visiting for business or leisure and will not affect any visitor’s record of departure... Read More

Tags: cbp , i-94

A Paperless I-94? New CBP Rule Coming
Posted on 22 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" CBP Announces Automation of Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record Eliminates Paper Forms, Streamlines Admission Process (Thursday, March 21, 2013) Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that it has submitted... Read More

Tags: cbp , i-94 , paperless

Advance Copy of CBP Final Rule: Definition of Form I-94 to Include Electronic Format
Posted on 17 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/19/2016 - "This final rule adopts, without change, interim amendments to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations which were published in the Federal Register on... Read More

SSA POMS Update re I-94s
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is making systematic changes to fully automate the paper Form I-94 (Arrival/Departure Record). As a result, the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements... Read More

Tags: SSA , poms , i-94 , save

E-Mail from CBP FOIA re New Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval
Posted on 7 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"From: CBP FOIA [mailto: ] Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 3:32 PM Subject: Message from CBP FOIA - CBP Announces new Website for I-94 and travel history retrieval To: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requesters From: U.S. Customs... Read More

Soft Rollout for Paperless I-94
Posted on 4 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From CBP on April 2, 2013 : "Foreign visitors arriving in the U.S.—only via air or sea—who need to prove their legal-visitor status—to employers, schools/universities or government agencies—will be able to access their U.S... Read More

Tags: i-94 , paperless