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How are Federal Agencies Responding to Phase-Out of I-94 Card?

As an update from a recent blog: CBP Mulls Elimination of I-94 Card, the Office of Field Operations (OFO) is implementing an interim process to serve as a transition to the elimination of Form I-94. As reported earlier, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans on eliminating the paper Form I-94 card. Instead, a foreign national’s nonimmigrant […]

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Fact or Fiction for B-2 Visitors

Questions persist about the amount of time that a foreign national may be present in the U.S. as a “visitor.”  Our post today will focus on identifying some common statements we hear from clients regarding B-2 admissions and determining if those statements are fact or fiction. Statement #1: A visitor to the U.S. can’t stay […]

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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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