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Star Student in Immigration Flap Will Be Home For Graduation

"High school senior Elizabeth Olivas is coming home. After getting caught up on an immigration technicality in her native Mexico, the Frankfort Indiana High School homecoming queen will get to walk with her classmates at graduation on Saturday. The U.S. State Department confirmed to her immigration...

Immigration Nightmare Separates Ex-Marine from Spouse

"A few weeks ago when Juan Perez of Sunnyside and his wife, Diana Blanco De La O, celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary, the couple couldn't give each other that anniversary's traditional gift of flowers. They couldn't share a romantic dinner out, or even a low-key night propping...

Advance Copy of DOS Final Rule: Visa Interview Waiver Authority

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/10/2015 - "This rule is promulgated to clarify the circumstances in which a consular officer and the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services may waive the requirement for a nonimmigrant visa interview."

Parallel Proposed Rules from DOS, CBP re Waiver of Passport, Visa Requirments

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 45 / Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - "This rule proposes to reinstate a 1996 amendment to a regulation in title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations regarding a discretionary waiver of certain documentary requirements for nonimmigrants seeking admission to the United States...