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(E)I-94 Cards to Replace Paper Records

As referenced in our September 2012 immigration update, CBP will be making the paper I-94 card obsolete in the next few months, and automate the process.   Foreign Nationals will no longer receive a paper I-94 card upon entry.  They will receive a passport stamp and an electronic record will be created for the individual.   The paper I-94 will be available for printing by accessing www.cbp.gov/I94, a website that is expected to be up 30 days […]

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Unlawful Presence Waiver Now in Effect

Beginning March 4, certain immigrant visa applicants who are spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives) and can show extreme hardship to the U.S. citizen relative can apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers before they leave the U.S. to apply for an immigrant visa abroad.  Other inadmissibility factors still apply.  The new process is expected to shorten the time U.S. citizens are separated from their relatives while they are abroad to obtain immigrant […]

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