Unlawful Presence and Asylum Seekers

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14th Dec 1999

The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (“IIRAIRA”) added new bars to admissibility under INA 212(a)(9)(B). In short, any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States for a period of at least 180 days after … more

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Parole from INS Custody Available to Alians Held for Illegal Entry

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7th Dec 1999

A new release option may be available to aliens held in INS custody for illegal entry into the United States. In a recent interpreter opinion issued by the Service the INS may have authority, based upon the Immigration and Nationality … more

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