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House Approves Bill to Bar Nationals of Iraq, Syria, Iran and Sudan from VWP

The U.S. House of Representatives, today, passed legislation to overhaul the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The new legislation includes added security enhancements and counter-terrorism technology to increase our nation’s security and facilitate visa-free travel to the United States for citizens of certain countries. The bill, which will now be sent to the U.S. Senate for […]

Visa Waiver Travelers to Face Additional Security Screenings

The Department of Homeland Security will tighten screening measures on travelers using Visa Waiver Program U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that they will be putting in place new some additional security screening measures for travelers who enter the United States via the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The added security measures are in […]

Chile Designated into the Visa Waiver Program

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys are pleased to share Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson’s announcement that Chile has now been designed into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This designation will streamline the travel for thousands of eligible Chilean passport holders, while continuing to maintain strong security standards. When does the Visa Waiver Program for […]

Policy Memo: Adjudication of Adjustment of Status Applications for Aliens Admitted on Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, has just released guidance on the adjudication of Form I-485, Application to Register or Adjust Status, filed by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who were last admitted under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). U.S. Immigration Lawyer’s office, JCS Immigration and Visa, located in Los Angeles, California have helped […]

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I AM IN THE UNITED STATES ON A TOURIST VISA. WILL I HAVE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER IF I AM CONVICTED OF CHILD MOLESTATION IN CALIFORNIA (PC 288, PC 290)?

Recently you obtained a tourist visa in order to visit the state of California. Two months into your visit, you were convicted of child molestation under PC 288. Will you be required to register as a sex offender under PC 290 in California? The Sex Offender Registration Act (PC 290) California’s Sex Offender Registration Act […]