Archive for February, 2012

What if she was a foreigner?

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Whitney Houston Superstar Whitney Houston was arrested at Keahole-Kona International Airport for possessing 15.2 grams of marijuana in January 2000. She apparently pled no contest in an arrangement that led ultimately to the expungement of her record.

Permanent bars to immigration of children

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

According to INA § 212(a)(6)(C)(ii)(I), “[a]ny alien” who makes a false claim to United States citizenship “for any purpose or benefit under this [Immigration and Nationality] Act or any Federal or State law is inadmissible.  There is no waiver to this ground of inadmissibility, thus making it a permanent bar to admission to the United States. According to INA § 212(a)(9)(C)(i)(I), “[a]ny alien”  person who has accrued more than a year of unlawful presence, departs, and then comes back, or…