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How to Be Prepared for Customs Search: Social Media

By Ella BergquistJanuary 14, 2017
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The One Rule You May Have Forgot At Customs Be Prepared to Provide Your Social Media Accounts In June, 2016, the United States Department of Homeland Security devised a new law that foreign travelers may be required to give their social media accounts to the United State Immigration authorities. This rule is exclusive for travelers […]

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These 3 Things Get People Denied Entry to the US Every Day

By Michael NirenMay 27, 2016
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  Hundreds of thousands of people enter the US through any one of the dozens of ports that dot the country’s lengthy borders. Not everyone who tries to enter is actually allowed in, though. In fact, hundreds of people are turned away at the US border every day. Why? Read on to learn the top […]

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What Happens When You’re Denied Entry to the US at the Airport?

By Sam MoserJanuary 2, 2020
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Under increased border security in the years leading up to 2019, the days of easy access to the U.S. are long gone. Inadmissibility affects many people, but for some, there is hope. The details of your denial are important, and can mean the difference between denial and acceptance. The good news is even if you have […]

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

By Michael NirenJanuary 17, 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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President Obama’s US Immigration Reform Speech Highlights

By Michael NirenJuly 18, 2011
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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 […]