The Visa Waiver Program is an agreement between countries that does not require a visa to enter the United States but must have electronic machine-readable passports.
Most commonly, visa waiver countries have a good relationship with the United States, the economy is fine overseas, and they are not worried that people from those countries are going to come in and overstay.
Within the Visa Waiver Program, you can stay in the United States for 90 days. If you stay longer, you may no longer use the program.
If you do something wrong in the United States, like get arrested, Immigration doesn’t have then authority to put you into removal proceedings, or set a bond on you. They would automatically have to detain you and remove you from the United States if they come into contact with you.
When United States immigration authorities provide permission to foreign nationals holding a nonimmigrant visa in the U.S. to change status to another nonimmigrant category while in the U.S. that constitutes a Change of Status. After temporarily entering the United States for a specific purpose such as business, study, temporary employment… Read More
In general, a noncitizen who wishes to temporarily enter the United States must first obtain a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay, such as a visitor visa. This type of visa allows said noncitizen to enter on a short-term basis for business, tourism or a combination of both. But not… Read More
If immigration authorities have denied you a visa or other immigration benefit, you may be able to resolve the problem by applying for an I-601 waiver. Otherwise known as an Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, Form I-601 allows certain immigration applicants to apply for a visa, an adjustment… Read More