Author: Kathleen Campbell Walker

Consular Electronic Application Forms Add Social Media History Questions – Heads UP Visa Applicants!

Applicants for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas must use the Department of State’s Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) to complete on-line forms for nonimmigrant (DS-160) or immigrant (DS-260) visas.  This week,...

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The Social Security No Match Letter Conundrum for Employers: What to do in Sixty Days?

More than 570,000 No Match letters  (NML) have been sent by the Social Security Administration (SSA) starting in late March of 2019 with instructions for the Employer to review the name and social security number (SSN) provided...

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Canadian L Visa Admissions – CBP Changes Course without Prior Notice Creating New Non-Tariff Barrier

A few weeks ago, stories of Canadian citizens being refused admission to the U.S. as individual or blanket L applicants requesting an additional period of stay in the U.S. started to increase.  The sheer number of reports...

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