Department of State Canceling Visas for Mere Arrests

Harry Gee & Associates is receiving increased reports of nonimmigrants in the U.S. who have been sent letters stating their visa has been revoked. It appears the Department of State (“DOS”) is actively using its authority, known as “prudential visa revocation”, to revoke nonimmigrant visas of certain foreign nationals later involved in a DUI or […]

“U.K. Cautions” could wreak havoc with the US visa process

Transgressions that occur in the United Kingdom are complicated due to the existence of a “caution” process where the “caution” serves as a formal notice, issued by a police officer, for minor offenses as an alternative to costly and time-consuming prosecution. A “caution” is not considered a conviction by U.K. law nor were they considered […]

News Update: Validity of Non-immigrant Visas

Validity of Non-immigrant Visas Recently, the U.S. State Department has changed the period of validity for various nonimmigrant visas when the alien is the citizen of a country that reciprocates and grants extended stays to U.S. citizens. However, it is imperative that the alien and their employer understand that the visa is actually only valid […]