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  • What Employees Need to Do if They Receive a Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) for I-9 Purposes

    If the information your employer entered into E-Verify from your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, does not match records available to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Social Security Administration (SSA), your employer may receive a tentative nonconfirmation (TNC) result.  What Does a Tentative Nonconfirmation Result Mean? A TNC result does not necessarily […]

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  • USCIS Announces What to Do If a Foreign National Cannot Depart the US Due to COVID-19

    On April 13, 2020, USCIS released guidance on what to do if a foreign national cannot depart the United States before their nonimmigrant status expires due to COVID-19. Typically, a nonimmigrant must depart the United States before their authorized period of admission expires. However, USCIS recognized that nonimmigrants may unexpectedly need to remain in the […]

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  • Berardi Services at the Peace Bridge

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) encourages first time TN and L1 applicants to go to one designated ports of entry where applicants will receive optimized processing. There are fourteen total ports designated for optimized processing. This includes the Peace Bridge...

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  • I-94 Record Goes Alphanumeric

    The I-94 is the Arrival/Departure Record Card that the United States government uses to keep track of the arrivals and departures of foreign nationals. Beginning May 2019, CBP is no longer using the 11-digit long number for the I-94 and is instead switching to alphanumeric I-94 numbers. The number will remain 11 characters, but will […]

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  • Travel Update: Foreign Visitors No Longer Need to Complete Paper Form I-94/I-94W

    If arriving by air or sea, foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. no longer need to complete paper Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record or Form I-94W Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Arrival/Departure Record. Upon arrival, a CBP officer will stamp the travel document of each arriving non-immigrant with the admission date, the class […]

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  • New I-94 Website Feature Reminds Travelers of Departure Date

    A new feature on the I-94 website will now allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to remind travelers of their last possible departure date from the U.S. Currently, the new feature is available to eligible Visa Waiver Program travelers, but further updates to the I-94 website will incorporate additional nonimmigrant travelers. To check their […]

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  • Pre-ordering a Paper I-94 and the Future Mobile App

    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will shortly be rolling out a mobile app and revising the I-94 website so that individuals at land border crossings (not air and sea) will be able to pre-order a paper I-94 and pay a $6 fee online. The I-94 will be ready for the individual upon arrival, provided he […]

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  • New CBP Webpage Offers Access to I-94 Travel Records

    On May 1, 2014, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched a new webpage that offers foreign visitors to the U.S. not only access to their most current I-94 arrival/departure record but also to their U.S. travel history going back five years from the request date. The I-94 card look-up and the travel history function can both […]

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  • Avoiding Erroneous Overstay Violations

    Now that Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has fully implemented its program to automate Form I-94 at all air and sea ports-of-entry, travelers are finding that a few issues have arisen.  One of the main concerns is that the system is set up in such a way that an overstay violation may be triggered inadvertently, but […]

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  • Automated I-94 Card Pointers

    United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has officially implemented its program to automate Form I-94 at all air and sea ports of entry.  The I-94 card has historically been used to document the arrival and departure of foreign citizens who are being admitted into the U.S. with a nonimmigrant visa status at time of […]

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