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Tag: Immigration inspection

  • 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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  • Sequester expected to impact travel to and from the U.S.

    Two weeks following major U.S. budget cuts, the sequestration order already is resulting in lengthening lines of passenger and commercial traffic at U.S. ports of entry, including both land crossings and international airports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has indicated that this summer will be extremely busy at the Peace Bridge.  Berardi Immigration Law […]

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  • New CBP/USCIS Inspection Procedures for Trucks Crossing Peace Bridge

    On Monday, October 8, 2012, it was announced that Canada and the United State have entered into a preliminary agreement that would allow Buffalo bound trucks preclearance in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada.  This new initiative which seeks to improve traffic flow across the Peace Bridge would allow U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs […]

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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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