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Visa Rejection: Other Cases


To conclude our discussion on VISA rejection, let us look at the other grounds when aliens become ineligible for a VISA in the United States. There are different grounds related to why your United States VISA may have been rejected. In this matter, it is important that you know why your VISA may have been rejected and if you have control over it.

Your VISA application may have been rejected because of a handful of reasons. This article gives you the legal basis on documentary requirements which may be the reason why your VISA may have been rejected.

Section 212(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act

(a) Classes of Aliens Ineligible for Visas or Admission.-Except as otherwise provided in this Act, aliens who are inadmissible under the following paragraphs are ineligible to receive visas and ineligible to be admitted to the United States:

7. Documentation Requirements

(A) Immigrants

(i) In general.-Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Act, any immigrant at the time of application for admission-

(I) who is not in possession of a valid unexpired immigrant visa, reentry permit, border crossing identification card, or other valid entry document required by this Act, and a valid unexpired passport, or other suitable travel document, or document of identity and nationality if such document is required under the regulations issued by the Attorney General under section 211(a), or

(II) whose visa has been issued without compliance with the provisions of section 203, is inadmissible.

(ii) Waiver authorized.-For provision authorizing waiver of clause (i), see subsection (k).

(B) Nonimmigrants.

(i) In general 

Any nonimmigrant who – 

(I) is not in possession of a passport valid for a minimum of six months from the date of the expiration of the initial period of the alien’s admission or contemplated initial period of stay authorizing the alien to return to the country from which the alien came or to proceed to and enter some other country during such period, or

(II) is not in possession of a valid nonimmigrant visa or border crossing identification card at the time of application for admission, is inadmissible.

(ii) General waiver authorized.-For provision authorizing waiver of clause (i), see subsection (d)(4).

(iii)GUAM AND NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS VISA WAIVER- For provision authorizing waiver of clause (i) in the case of visitors to Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, see subsection (l).

(iv) VISA WAIVER PROGRAM.-For authority to waive the requirement of clause (i) under a program, see section 217.

8. Ineligible for Citizenship

(A) In general.-Any immigrant who is permanently ineligible to citizenship is inadmissible.

(B) Draft evaders.-Any person who has departed from or who has remained outside the United States to avoid or evade training or service in the armed forces in time of war or a period declared by the President to be a national emergency is inadmissible, except that this subparagraph shall not apply to an alien who at the time of such departure was a nonimmigrant and who is seeking to reenter the United States as a nonimmigrant.

The information above has been copied directly from the immigration law and will also be further discussed in the coming articles of the series. 

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