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  • DOS Cable with Guidance on 222(g) (12/4/1996)
    A November 1996 DOS cable discussing the scope of INA 222(g), in particular whether an alien has remained in the U.S. “beyond the period of stay authorized by the Attorney General.” Generally, the provision only applies to overstays of nonimmigrant visa, not other violations of status.
    AILA Doc. No. 96120499.
  • DOS Cable on IIRAIRA Provisions on Student Visas (12/4/1996)
    A November 1996 DOS cable on implementing public school provisions of INA section 214(l) and 212(a)(6)(G) on student visas.
    AILA Doc. No. 96120459.
  • DOS Letter on INA Section 222(g) and Asylum Claims (11/19/1996)
    DOS correspondence from Visa Office Advisory Opinions Chief Ed Odom advises AILA member Mark Koestler that an alien who applies for asylum but remains beyond the period of stay authorized on the nonimmigrant visa is subject to Section 222(g).
    AILA Doc. No. 96110899.
  • DOS Cable on Waivers of Ineligibility (11/14/1996)
    A DOS cable provides posts with detailed information concerning the new 212(d)(12) waiver of ineligibility (humanitarian or family unity grounds) and discusses the new, narrower “family member” requirement for waivers under INA 212(i).
    AILA Doc. No. 96111490.
  • DOS Cable on Visa Waiver Pilot Program (11/14/1996)
    A DOS cable provides posts with basic guidance concerning both procedural and substantive changes in the Visa Waiver Pilot Program (VWPP), as amended by IIRAIRA 96.
    AILA Doc. No. 96111458.
  • DOS Cable on IIRAIRA 96 Changes to Student Visas (11/14/1996)
    A DOS cable discusses changes brought about by IIRAIRA 96 concerning F-1 student visas and foreign students in public schools.
    AILA Doc. No. 96111459.
  • DOS Cable Discusses New 212(a) Grounds of Ineligibilty (11/1/1996)
    An October 1996 DOS cable on P.L. 104-208 and two new grounds of ineligibility, 212(a)(10)(D) and 212(a)(10)(E), which were for unlawful voting and former citizens who renounced citizenship to avoid taxation.
    AILA Doc. No. 96110159.
  • DOS Cable on INA 222(g) and Extraordinary Circumstances (10/30/1996)
    A DOS cable on P.L. 104-208 and the categories of applicants who would be subject to 222(g) requirement but DOS has determined qualify for “extraordinary circumstances” waiver.
    AILA Doc. No. 96103059.
  • DOS Cable on Revised Requirements for Visas Eagles for Iranians (10/16/1996)
    An October 1996 DOS cable, stating that effective immediately, Visas Eagle telegrams are required on all nationals of Iran between the ages of 16 and 65, who are not already otherwise subject to Visas Donkeys or Bears. This requirement will remain in effect for 100 days and will end on 3/15/97.
    AILA Doc. No. 96101699.
  • DOS Cable on Visa Applications Under Section 632 of H.R. 2202 (10/10/1996)
    A 10/7/96 DOS cable regarding visa provisions of H.R. 2202 dealing with the effect of visa overstays in the U.S. on future visa applications of the overstayer.
    AILA Doc. No. 96101058.
  • DOS Cable with Overview of H.R. 2202 (10/10/1996)
    A 10/9/96 DOS cable on the new immigration legislation, H.R. 2202. Although this cable lists many of the consular related issues, additional information and guidance will follow as needed.
    AILA Doc. No. 96101057.
  • DOS Cable on Welfare Act Affidavit of Support (10/3/1996)
    A 9/23/96 DOS cable regarding H.R. 3734 (The Welfare Act), which requires that all affidavits of support filed pursuant to INA 212(A)(4) public charge provisions must be executed as a contract. Attorney General to pick effective date of affidavit form.
    AILA Doc. No. 96100359.
  • DOS Cable on Australia Joining VWPP (7/31/1996)
    A 7/27/96 DOS cable announcing that effective 7/29/96, Australia will become a participant in the Visa Waiver Pilot Program (VWPP).
    AILA Doc. No. 96073157.
  • DOS Cable with Update on FY1996 EW Visa Availability (5/28/1996)
    A 5/5/96 DOS cable with update on FY1996 'EW' visa availability based on tabulations of the EW numbers that have been returned by consular offices and are available for reallocation.
    AILA Doc. No. 96052859.
  • DOS Cable on Consular Operations in Moscow (3/5/1996)
    A DOS cable on consular operations in Moscow, including contact information, hours, and scheduling notes.
    AILA Doc. No. 96030559.
  • DOS Cable on Au Pair Program (2/21/1996)
    A 2/21/96 DOS cable on Au Pairs Program and P.L. 104-72 that authorized continued operation on a world-wide basis until 9/30/97. Au Pair regulations adopted 2/15/95 and the General Exchange Visitor Program regulations adopted 3/19/93 are in place and fully applicable to Au Pair operations.
    AILA Doc. No. 96022159.
  • DOS Cable with Service Hours and Phone Numbers for Consular Services (2/15/1996)
    A 2/15/96 DOS cable with guidelines for consular appointments, citizen services, nonimmigrant visa appointments, immigrant visa appointments, general information, and information on priority dates.
    AILA Doc. No. 96021569.
  • DOS Cable on Adoptions via B-2 in Lieu of IR-3/4 (2/15/1996)
    A DOS cable on the recurring problem of orphans who entered in nonimmigrant status to be adopted by American citizens and then try to adjust to IR-3/4, but the orphan cannot adjust status under INS regulations.
    AILA Doc. No. 96021559.
  • DOS Cable on Au Pairs Paroled into U.S. (1/31/1996)
    A 1/31/96 DOS cable regarding Au Pairs paroled into the U.S. after the Au Pair J-1 program expired on 9/30/95, stating that au pairs currently in parole status must apply to INS to convert their status to J-1 and there is no fee for this service.
    AILA Doc. No. 96013199.
  • USIA Letter Discussing Policy on J-1 Status Extensions(81 KB - 1/16/1996)
    A 12/18/95 letter from Les Jin, USIA General Counsel, to AILA-USIA Liaison Chair Amy Nice discussing the J-1 program extensions when a J-1 waiver request is pending.
    AILA Doc. No. 96011690.
 
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