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January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.1 MICPEL CLE Seminar The Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Practice Consular Processing of Nonimmigrant.

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1 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.1 MICPEL CLE Seminar The Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Practice Consular Processing of Nonimmigrant Visas Abroad By: Michael L. Kabik, Esq. © 2005 Immigration, Nationality & Consular Practice Group Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland U.S.A. Telephone: (301) Facsimile: (301) Web Site:

2 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.2 Consular Processing/ Visa Issues Visa Application and Issuance U.S. Embassies and Consulates Abroad

3 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.3 Consular Processing/ Visa Issues New Rules and Restrictions Implementation of integrated entry-exit control system Increased law enforcement and intelligence agency coordination Inter-agency data sharing “Zero Tolerance”

4 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.4 Consular Processing/ Visa Issues Mandatory visa interviews Long waits for appointments Biometric identifier requirements Intensive multiple security clearances Further delays (weeks to months) High number false positive “hits” with similar names Risks of getting stuck abroad

5 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.5 Consular Processing/ Visa Issues Enhanced Security Clearances Focus on nationality (place of birth) Focus on time spent in certain countries State Sponsors of Terrorism List “List of 26” (Muslim countries) Technology Alert List Deemed Export Controls

6 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.6 Consular Processing/ Visa Issues End of visa revalidation H, L, O, P nonimmigrant classifications End date 7/16/04 due to new biometric requirements

7 January 21, 2005 Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.7 Legal Disclaimer Facts of individual cases differ The information provided herein is general in nature and should not be relied upon Consult with an experienced immigration attorney with regard to specific cases


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