Tag Archives: LAX

Haitian TPS Re-Registration Deadline May 2, 2014!

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys are encouraging eligible Haitian nationals who wish to re-register for TPS to do so before Friday, May 2, 2014, as this is the deadline. This re-registration period is only for eligible nationals of Haiti who currently have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and haven’t already re-registered. If you fail to re-register […]

CBP Meeting: E-3 Australian Visas and the Port of Entry

One of our staff immigration attorneys from JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office attended a quarterly Customs and Border Protection (CBP) liaison meeting with other U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles at LAX Airport. During the liaison meeting, the E-3 Australian employment visa was discussed and below are the minutes from that meeting. Question: If […]

If an applicant wants a paper Form I-94 upon admission, is there a way to obtain one?

CBP Response: An arriving alien may request issuance of a paper Form I-94 when applying for admission at Customs. The alien will then be referred to Secondary Inspection to be issued a paper Form I-94. The alien may be delayed depending upon the workload in Secondary Inspection as Primary Inspection officers do not issue paper […]

Applicants are reporting glitches with the automated I-94 system

Examples include: inability of USCIS to verify I-94 issuance in connection with a benefit such as the issuance of an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) for someone who entered in April; inability to view a record of admission. CBP Response: The automated I-94 process was not initiated until May 2013. The alien discussed in the above […]

Are people in wheelchairs treated differently at CBP primary inspection?

CBP Response: CBP/LAX has designated booths for the inspection of persons with disabilities, to include those in wheelchairs. These individuals are still inspected in the same manner as all other applicants for admission. source: CBP/AILA Southern California Chapter Liaison Meeting September 24, 2013

Are Canadians treated differently at inspection as opposed to people from other countries?

CBP Response:  A Citizen of Canada arriving at LAX is inspected in the same manner as any other arriving alien. While exempt from most nonimmigrant visa requirements, a citizen of Canada is still required to meet the same burden of proof as any other alien and to establish his/her admissibility to the satisfaction of the […]