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IanScott

Deportation & Humanitarian ImmigrationFamily ImmigrationImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

Who do the visa sanctions recently announced by the Department of State affect? Why can’t nationals of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone be issued tourist visas?

The Department of State recently announced that it will stop issuing B tourist visas to nationals of the following countries: Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. Nationals of Guinea will also not be issued F student visas, nor J or…
September 27, 2017
ImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

President Trump Issues an Executive Order Indefinitely Barring Most Travel to the U.S. For Citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and North Korea

On Sunday September 25, 2017, as President Trump’s Executive Order barring travel from seven countries was set to expire, he issued a Presidential Proclamation (Executive Order) indefinitely suspending immigrant and non-immigrant travel to the U.S. for nationals from Chad, Iran,…
September 25, 2017
ImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New LawQuestions & Answers

Trump Administration Ends Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) Program – What will the Cancellation of DACA Mean? DACA Cancelled, What Next?

On September 5, 2017, The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) program (To learn more about the DACA Program, click here.) The Obama Administration implemented the DACA program by executive order signed on…
September 7, 2017
Approvals

E-2 Visa Approval in Chile

We just had our first E-2 visa approval at a U.S. Consulate in Chile.  The business was an online sales business where the applicant used some of his intellectual property as his investment amount. He was able to get a…
September 1, 2017