Travel Abroad

AdmissionB1 VisaBlogCivil LitigationImmigrationImmigration LawLitigationTravel AbroadVisa

Ayala Law Obtains Visas for Plaintiff in Mass Tort Litigation

  In what was an uphill process, Ayala Law obtained special visas for over 33-plaintiffs and witnesses to travel for litigation in the United States. The Plaintiffs-Applicants are Peruvian citizens from a remote, poor area of the city of La Oroya, Peru. The plaintiff are part of a case filed in federal court in Missouri where they are seeking recovery from several corporate and individual…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 3, 2017
AdmissionB1 VisaBlogCivil LitigationImmigrationImmigration LawLitigationTravel AbroadVisa

Can you Travel to the United States on a Visitor Visa to Litigate?

The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) establishes that everyone is presumed to be an immigrant except, among others, certain categories of aliens visiting for business or for pleasure. Section 101(a)(15)(B) of the INA states that “ . . . an alien . . . having a residence in a foreign country which he has no intention of abandoning and who is visiting the United States…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 25, 2017
AdmissibilityAdmissionCBPDeportationImmigrationLawful permanent residentNoticiasNTARemovalTravel Abroad

Residentes Permanentes, Record Criminal y Viajes al Extranjero

No es poco común recibir una llamada de un residente permanente (LPR por sus siglas en ingles) que viaja al extranjero por vacaciones o negocios y que, para sorpresa suya, se encuentra detenido por la Agencia de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP por sus siglas en ingles). Cuando CBP detiene a un residente permanente, en lugar de admitirlo y dejarlo entrar al país, por lo…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 10, 2015
AdmissibilityAdmissionBlogDeportationDHSGreen CardICEImmigrationImmigration LawLawful permanent residentLPRNTARemovalTravel Abroad

Lawful Permanent Residents, Criminal Convictions, and Travel

It is not uncommon that I receive a call from a long time Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) who travels abroad for vacation or business who, to his/her surprise, is detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). When CBP detains an LPR, instead of admitting her and letting her into the country, it is usually because they have concerns regarding the “admissibility” of that LPR. Concerns…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 6, 2015