US Visa Waiver News: US Immigration

The latest US immigration news and updates about US visa waivers. This can include waiving a denied visa or the Visa Waiver Program which will still allow you to enter the US without first obtaining a visa. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables most citizens or nationals of participating countries* to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without first obtaining a visa.

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Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act

February 1, 2016 / /

Important New Restrictions For Visa Waiver Program Announced The Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 was officially established as a law on December 18th, just before congress went on holiday. As a result, the Visa Waiver Program now has additional restrictions that affect a portion of applicants who previously met […]

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US Visa Waiver Program Under Scrutiny

October 25, 2015 / /

As recently reported by International Business Times, lawmakers in the United States are set to review the US visa waiver program that has been in place for nearly 30 years, due to the current foreign fighter threat. As it stands, the US Waiver Program allows visitors from various participating countries to travel to the United States without a […]

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What is a United States Waiver for Denied Entry?

June 2, 2013 / /

Do you want to enter the United States, but have a criminal record or other issue and are concerned about being refused entry? When dealing with denied entry to the United States for any number of reasons, there are actually special documents that you can apply for called United States waivers of inadmissibility. These waivers, good […]

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3 Ways to Apply for Humanitarian Parole in the US

July 18, 2012 / /

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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Denied a US Visa? Can I re-apply?

May 19, 2012 / /

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

May 12, 2012 / /

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

September 28, 2009 / /

Our immigration lawyers at Niren and Associates get questions about overstaying a visa very often. Overstaying authorized period of staying in the US is no longer overlooked but instead, taken very serious that can lead to severe consequences. If you overstayed a US visa you may relate to the question below: Question About Overstaying a […]

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Being Denied Entry to the US at the Border or Airport

October 24, 2008 / /

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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