Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Expanded Authority in Visa Revocation at Consulates

Newly Altered Rule Granting US Consular Officers New Discretion and Authority to Revoke Already Approved Nonimmigrant Temporary Visas The U.S. Department of State (DOS) recently published and posted at all US Embassies and Consulates abroad, a final rule giving U.S. Consular Officers increased power to revoke previously-approved Nonimmigrant (temporary) Visa foils (known as “stamps”). The […]

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in Jeopardy

VAWA in Jeopardy of Being Undermined In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in order to protect victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. It was passed with the cooperation of members of both parties and since 1994 it was been reauthorized two more times. The language within VAWA also sought to […]