US Immigration Inadmissability (Being Denied Entry) News

The latest US-USCIS immigration news and updates about issues related to being granted admission to the US. For more information on the immigration options for people with admissability issues, visit our page on being denied entry to the US.

What is the CARRP and How Does It Work?

October 8, 2019 /

CARRP, a program started in 2008, stands for the Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program. If you are a U.S. immigrant with Middle Eastern, South Asian, Arab or Muslim heritage, the program could put your application for a green card, naturalization, and other immigration forms in an indefinite holding pattern. When an individual is placed on […]

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I’m a Canadian, Can I Volunteer in the US?

October 7, 2019 / /

Recently, a Saskatoon man was stopped from entering the US. Kyle Kuchirka, a Canadian Citizen, tried to cross the US border to volunteer at an arts festival in Washington state. Kyle wasn’t coming to the US to work or to stay but simply to volunteer. He was still denied entry and banned from entering the […]

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CBD Border Immigration

Can I Bring CBD Over the US Border?

September 3, 2019 / /

Canada legalized cannabis in 2018 which brought out many questions about bringing cannabis over the border between Canada and the US. There have been many legal issues with bringing cannabis into the US from Canada but recently a new issue has been raised. Recently a woman was banned from entering the US because she had CBD […]

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Lawyers Say US Embassies and Consulates Are Abusing Discretion in Decisions

August 29, 2019 /

A South Florida man had hopes of bringing his parents to the United States by immigrant visas, but this was not nearly as smooth of a process as he had imagined it would be. In order for this US citizen to bring his parents overseas, the Department of State wanted proof that he had at least four times the […]

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Famous Iranian Athlete ‘Persian Wolf’ Denied US Visa

August 27, 2019 / /

Hadi Choopman, or as some fans may know him as the “Persian Wolf,” qualified for an event called Mr. Olympia, which is to take place in the United States from September 12-15. This event is considered to be the Super Bowl of pro bodybuilding and helped launch the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who won it seven […]

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What should I do if I get a US visa refusal letter

US Visa Refusal Letter and What to Do

May 28, 2019 /

Unfortunately, not all applications for immigration to the US are accepted by USCIS. This means that will be cases where the applicant receives a refusal letter. This letter denies the applicant’s application to enter the US. While disheartening, a US refusal letter does not mean that you need to give up on your dream to […]

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21 Savage Overstayed Visa Case: Why & What Could Happen

February 6, 2019 / /

As many people know on Sunday, February 3, ICE detained famous rapper 21 Savage. He was held on a 23 hour lockdown until being released to his immigration attorney. This case is highly talked about through the immigration industry as well as the entertainment industry. Something that makes this case so unique is that 21 […]

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Back to School: How Immigration Will Be Affected

September 1, 2018 / /

It’s the time of year again where summer vacation ends and kids in America go back to school until May or June 2019. Kids will be packing their backpacks, getting new school clothes, meeting their teachers, seeing their friends, and growing their knowledge. Although going back to school is typically a fun, happy time for […]

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Why Are People Denied Entry to the US?

April 25, 2018 / /

Many travelers are surprised to find out that people can be denied entry to the United States and are even more surprised when it happens to them. But the truth is, people are denied entry to the United States every single day and for a variety of different reasons. When someone is denied entry to […]

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Secrets to a Successful Immigration Interview

March 3, 2018 /

First Impression Although this may not seem like it affects your application, it does! The first moment you come face-to-face with your visa interviewer, they will be assessing you through nonverbal communications just as much as your verbal responses to their questions Eye Contact: Eye Contact with your interviewer is extremely important. Looking away from […]

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