Archive for the ‘Criminal Convictions’ Category

Policy Alert: USCIS Will Issue More Foreign Nationals Notices to Appear in Immigration Court

7/9/2018 Written by SRW Lawyers

Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued updated guidance that changed the agency’s policy regarding which foreign nationals will be issued Form I-862, Notice to Appear (NTA). An NTA is issued to begin removal proceedings against an individual and instructs them to appear in front of an immigration judge for a hearing. Immigration […]Read More >

Policy Alert: USCIS Changes Requirements for Children Born to Unmarried Parents Outside the U.S. to Acquire Citizenship

4/20/2018 Written by SRW Lawyers

On April 18th, USCIS released policy guidance clarifying the requirements for children born to unmarried parents outside of the United States to acquire U.S. citizenship.  Specifically, the changes affect sections 301 and 309 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), and address the following two issues: Changes to physical presence requirements in acquisition of citizenship […]Read More >

Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for TN Visa Fraud

10/15/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Unlike under the H-1B visa, Physicians working in the U.S. under TN visa status may only fill teaching or research positions. They cannot provide direct patient care. A Florida doctor is being charged criminally with visa fraud for allegedly utilizing the TN visa Physician category to operate his own medical practice for more than a decade. For more information, […]Read More >

ABIL Global: Canada

8/22/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

Canada has announced new rules for criminal admissibility to Canada, and new criteria for Québec permanent residence applications. New Rules for Criminal Admissibility to Canada Certain individuals, previously ineligible for entry to Canada due to past criminality, may be eligible for a fee-exempt “on the spot” temporary resident permit for one visit to Canada, under […]Read More >