ILW.COM - the immigration portal Immigration Daily

Immigration Daily: the news source for legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers

Home Page

Advanced search


Immigration Daily

Archives

Processing times

Immigration forms

Discussion board

Resources

Blogs

Twitter feed

Immigrant Nation

Attorney2Attorney

CLE Workshops

Immigration books

Advertise on ILW

VIP Network

EB-5

Chinese Immig. Daily

About ILW.COM

Connect to us

Make us Homepage

Questions/Comments


SUBSCRIBE

Immigration Daily

 

Chinese Immig. Daily



The leading
immigration law
publisher - over
50000 pages of free
information!

Copyright
©1995-
ILW.COM,
American
Immigration LLC.

Immigration Daily: the news source for
legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers
Enter your email address here:



< Back to current issue of Immigration Daily < Back to current issue of Immigrant's Weekly

< Go back to Immigration Daily

INS will make every effort to facilitate the entry of those visitors who would have used the VWPP during the 30-day period beginning May 1, and ending at 00:0 (edt) May 30, 2000. To facilitate travel during this period, ports-of-entry (POEs) have been instructed to parole for 90 days all applicants who would have been VWPP eligible if the program had been continued. The parole will be granted for the public benefit, pursuant to section 212(d)(5)(a) of the Act.

The alien must complete both the front and back of form I-94W prior to application for admission. If the alien would have been admissible under the VWPP, INS inspectors have been instructed to place the admission stamp on the I-94W (both the arrival and departure portion):

  1. In the admission block, a line will be drawn through the word "admitted" that appears in red security ink and the word "paroled" inserted in its place. The same notations will be placed in the alien's passport.
  2. For the paroled code, the officer will write, "cp," the code corresponding to public benefit parole.
  3. Under "cp," the officer will parole the alien for 90 days (unless the alien withdraws the application for admission, is ordered removed, paroled for prosecution, etc.). In a case where the alien is denied admission and returned abroad or paroled for another reason, the appropriate disposition result will be noted in both the arrival and departure block of form I-94W.
  4. In box 12, under "government use only", the appropriate disposition code, "wt," "wb," "wd," "er," "ef," etc. will be indicated. Inadmissible aliens will be subject to withdrawal and/or expedited removal. The "wr" code will not be used during the effective period (5/1 through 5/30).
  5. To insure uniformity, POEs will assign a person(s) to ensure the I-94Ws for each flight are completed in accordance with this procedure.

During the 30-day period, participating VWPP transportation lines will not incur any fines under section 273 of the Act for transporting persons who would otherwise have been admissible under the VWPP.


Immigration Daily: the news source for
legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers
Enter your email address here: