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The Dangerous Risks of Illegal Immigration

By Sam MoserAugust 12, 2020
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For many people around the world, illegal immigration seems to promise a relief from the miseries that they face. Some take this route for economic reasons and others for political motives. Either way, the path of illegal immigration is fraught with dangers that should be considered before someone decides to break the law of their […]

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Denied Entry to the US at the Airport: Next Steps

By Sam MoserJanuary 6, 2021
InadmissibilitySecurity

The United States is currently limiting nonessential travel. If you have been refused entry at the airport because you are visiting you may be required to return once the US re-opens its borders to visitors. If you were denied entry due to another reason not Coronavirus related, continue reading through this article! Learn more information […]

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Canadian Denied Entry to USA

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
Inadmissibility

Many Canadians love to visit the United States every year to shop, vacation or visit family and friends. Canada’s relationship with the United States is a positive one, so most Canadians only need to flash their valid passport before they are allowed on in to the United States of America. But are there circumstances where […]

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3 Ways to Apply for Humanitarian Parole in the US

By Michael NirenDecember 7, 2020
InadmissibilityVisa Waiver

Humanitarian parole allows an individual, who is inadmissible, to enter into the United States for a limited period of time on grounds of compelling situations. The grant of parole is strictly regulated, and the Parolees are not necessarily provided with any immigration benefits. What is a Grant of Humanitarian Parole? Humanitarian parole is a way […]

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Why Was I Refused Entry to the US When I have a Valid Visa?

By Michael NirenDecember 19, 2019
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What does a visa mean to you? I remember in late 2009, a young Korean lady was held at John F. Kennedy airport in New York by a US Immigration Officer who was accusing the young lady of illegally using her valid tourist visa to enter into the United States to do temporary work. The officer began […]

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Denied a US Visa? Can I re-apply?

By Michael NirenMay 19, 2012
InadmissibilityVisa Waiver

Many hopeful applicants get nervous prior to a visa interview as they worry about whether a consular officer will grant them visa or deny their application. In most cases, visa applicants are interviewed by a US embassy Consulate who reviews the application information and supporting documents submitted by visa applicants. After reviewing the available information, […]

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Questions About US Waivers For People Denied Entry to the US

By Michael NirenFebruary 11, 2020
InadmissibilityVisa Waiver

About US Waiver Applications If you have a criminal record and would like to enter the United States, you may need a waiver of inadmissibility in certain circumstances. Some people enter the US  without issues, but are then denied entry on other occasions. If you attempt to cross the border knowing you are inadmissible, you […]

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Can You Be Denied Entry to the US for Petty Offences?

By Michael NirenMay 18, 2020
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Yes. Entering the US requires that you meet all of the US Entry requirements and if you do not, you can be denied. One of the main offences that can catch people by surprise is minor drug offences. This has become more of an issue as other nations have begun legalizing the use of marijuana. […]

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US Customs says man did not gain entry to the United States because of his iPad

By Michael NirenAugust 7, 2020
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iPad not what got man entry to the United States Earlier this week, we wrote about a Canadian man who said he was able to cross the US border and gain entry to the United States using a scanned passport on his iPad. As it turns out, the US Customs and Border Protection agency says […]

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President Obama’s US Immigration Reform Speech Highlights

By Michael NirenDecember 7, 2020
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US Immigration Reform United States President Barack Obama gave a speech at the National Council of La Raza this week, making several remarks on US immigration reform and gateways to United States Citizenship for illegal aliens living in the country. Obama also mentioned the DREAM Act, which was blocked in the Senate. The DREAM act […]

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I Overstayed My Visa in the USA. How Can I Now Return to the US?

By Ella BergquistJune 10, 2020
InadmissibilityVisa Waiver

Coronavirus Update: US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have made a set of guidelines for those effected by the pandemic and stuck in the US. For more complex cases, it may be worthwhile consulting with a  immigration lawyer, who should be able to give more detailed advice. Our immigration lawyers at Niren and Associates get […]

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TN Visa Refusal Reversed and Issued for 3 Years

By Michael NirenFebruary 28, 2009
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Dear Fadi, At the Toronto Airport, while I was trying to get back to work in the US,  my existing TN Visa was arbitrarily removed on a technicality of a wrong designation being used by me as a “Director.” (The TN Visa was originally  based on my being a “Management Consultant”). The immigration lawyers at Niren and Associates, in particular with […]

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Being Denied Entry to the US at the Border or Airport

By Michael NirenOctober 24, 2008
InadmissibilityVisa Waiver

What Do I Do If I Was Denied Entry to the US? Answer. Getting denied at the US border, whether a land border or the airport, is often a traumatic experience.  In addition to being told that you cannot to travel, US Customs usually finger prints and photographs you, making you feel very uncomfortable to […]

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