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

By Michael NirenDecember 19, 2019
InadmissibilitySecurity

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 […]