Tag Archives: I-94

Approval Notices Issued Without I-94 Card

Our immigration attorneys in Los Angeles have received several reports from clients and other U.S. immigration lawyers claiming that many extension and change of status approval notices have been received that do not contain an I-94 card at the bottom of the document. Our immigration lawyers have reached out to both the Vermont Service Center […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, San Ysidro, California Facility Facts

One of the ways that our Los Angeles immigration attorneys stay on top of important immigration matters is by attending events held by the U.S. Government. Last week one of our immigration lawyers attended a tour of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities at San Ysidro, California, which borders Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. […]

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CBP Announces New Website for Nonimmigrant Travel History

U.S. Customs and Border Protection have announced a new feature for their online I-94 entry/exit system. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have happy with this new feature as it will allow for nonimmigrant U.S. visitors to access the arrival/departure record for any point within the past 5 years. Beginning May 1, 2014, CBP will now […]

CBP Begins Implementation of Form I-94 Automation

On April 30, 2013, United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) started implementing the automated version of Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record at air and sea Port of Entry and by the end of the week anticipate the inclusion of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (North Carolina), Orland International Airport (Florida), McCarran International Airport (Nevada), Chicago O’Hare […]

Evidence of Nonimmigrant Status for Obtaining a Social Security Card

a.     Evidence for lawfully admitted nonimmigrants Each alien lawfully admitted as a nonimmigrant should have an unexpired immigration document and an unexpired foreign passport as evidence of his or her status. The data shown on the immigration document and foreign passport should agree. Compare pictures appearing on visas and passports against the applicant for in-person […]

CBP’s Automation of Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

CBP’s New Arrival/Departure Record Process for Foreign Visitors Foreign visitors arriving in the United States – only via air or sea – who need to prove their legal-visitor status – to employers, school/universities or government agencies – will be able to access their U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arrival/Departure record information online when CBP starts […]

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Instructions on extending your status from USCIS

If you want to extend your stay in the United States, you must file a request with USCIS on Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status before your authorized stay expires. If you remain in the United States longer than authorized, you may be barred from returning and/or you may be removed (deported) from the […]

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Distance Learning / Online Course Policy for F-1 International Student

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISTANCE LEARNING / ON-LINE COURSE POLICY The Department of Homeland Security requires F-1 students to maintain a full course of study and that the course of study must lead to the attainment of a specific educational or professional objective. A full course of study is defined as: 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 8 […]