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  • Don't Let Surprises at the Border Squash Your Holiday Fun

    With the upcoming Labor Day/Labour Day weekend (August 31 – September 3), Berardi Immigration Law sends out a friendly reminder to our friends to plan your trips accordingly for an increase in traffic at border crossings. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:
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  • Back to School Brings Changes for Some "Student Visa" Holders

    Right on the heels of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announcing the elimination of I-94 cards, CBP has now stated that it will no longer provide admission stamps on Forms I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) and DS-2019 (Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status).
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  • CBP Mulls Elimination of I-94 Card

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on 08/13/2012 that it plans to eliminate Form I-94: Arrival/Departure Record. This document plays an essential and vital role in proving lawful admission, maintenance of status, and expiration of authorized stay to nonimmigrant aliens. The elimination of the I-94 is already causing great concern on how this will […]
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  • Will Your Tattoo Keep You Out of the U.S.?

    According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, “tattoo checks have ensnared scores of immigrants – mostly from Latin America – even though they have no criminal conviction.”  Known affiliation with violent gangs or criminal organizations can result in the denial of a visa or a green card. 
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