Citizenship issue as Basis for Visa Refusal

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Citizenship issue as Basis for Visa Refusal
Written by Crispin Aranda.
Posted on September 30, 2015 | United States of America

(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.

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Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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