What is Section 212a?

What is Section 212a?

Section 212(a)(4)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act allows for the denial of entry to the United States of any applicant who is considered likely to become public charge at any time.

What happens if I 212 is denied?

This means that even if your I-212 application is approved, your visa application could still be turned down. You must apply for an I-212 waiver from abroad — you cannot apply while in the US. Applying for an I-212 waiver is the beginning of what could be a long and complex process to re-entering the US.

What is 214B visa rejection?

What Is a 214(b) Visa Denial? A 214(b) visa denial means that your visa application has been refused because you do not qualify under the 214(b) section. The consular officer will ask you about your plans during and after the visa, and they may make a decision based on your answer.

Can the 10 year bar be waived?

Waivers of the 3- or 10-year unlawful presence bars are available only to people who can show that certain members of their family would suffer “extreme hardship” should they be separated.

What is the processing time for I-212?

What is the Processing Time on I-212 Applications? Processing times for I-212 varies considerably, but in general, 4 months is a reasonable estimate with USCIS. It may be faster, or considerably longer. It is important to make status inquires on pending I-212 applications.

How much does the I-212 cost?

How much does an I-212 waiver cost? The current cost to apply for an I-212 waiver is $930. If biometric services (discussed below) are required, there is an additional fee.

How do I stop a 214B visa?

Here’s how you can avoid 214B visa denial:

  1. Dress well for the interview.
  2. Try to establish a strong tie with your home country.
  3. Be confident while answering your questions.
  4. Make sure to be aligned with the profile that you have submitted to the university.

Who is a nonimmigrant under Section 212 ( a )?

Nonimmigrants are foreign nationals who are trying to obtain or enter with a temporary visa such as a B2 tourist visa, F1 student visa or H1B work visa, among others. Some grounds of inadmissibility allows both immigrant and nonimmigrant waivers, some allow one and some offer no waiver at all.

Are there any inadmissibility grounds in Section 212?

Below are the various Section 212 (a) inadmissibility grounds that can be found in the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) section 212. If the inadmissibility ground is waivable, reference to the specific waiver of inadmissibility is also given.

How to obtain a determination that the 212 ( a ) ( 3 ) ( III )?

How to obtain a determination that the 212 (a) (3) (A) (i), 212 (a) (3) (A) (ii) & 212 (a) (3) (A) (iii) ground of inadmissibility was incorrectly made. No matter which US government agency made the inadmissibility determination, each provides a method to dispute the determination, though each has drastically different processing times.

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