ASISTA

I-192 Waivers

Criminal Issues

  Representing U Visa applicants with criminal history
A Practice Guide by Annie Benson and Jonathan Moore on representing U Visa applicants with Criminal Issues.
  Excerpts from "Living with Silva-Trevino"
Excerpts from the Article "Living with Silva Trevino" by Norton Tooby and National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild 2009. All rights reserved. Research was completed on this version of this article on April 27, 2009. It was revised again on July 14, 2009. This article is a collective effort, based as it is on a number of conversations as well as on the collective wisdom expressed on the internet. Our thanks especially go to Joseph Justin Rollin, Portland, Oregon, and Kathy Brady, Senior Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, San Francisco, California. Portions were derived from N. Tooby, J. Rollin & J. Foster, Crimes of Moral Turpitude (2008).
  In Re: Sanudo
In Re: Renato Wilhemy Sanudo23 I&N Dec. 968 (BIA 2006).
  Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder
Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, 559 F.3d 903 (9th Cir., 2009)
  Matter of Silva-Trevino
Matter of Silva-Trevino, 24 I&N Dec. 687 (A.G. 2008)
  Representing U Visa Clients with Complex Issues: Part I
The first part of the webinar will cover how to deal with inadmissibility issues and how to prepare the I-192 waiver. (April 9, 2012)
  Representing U visa Clients with Complex Issues: Part II
This webinar will address how to deal with removal, deportation, final orders and reinstatement issues in U visa cases. (May 14, 2012)
 

I-192 Waivers

  RFE Excerpt on U Inadmissibility Waiver Factors
This is an excerpt from a standard VSC Request for Evidence on U Inadmissibility Waivers
  AAO Decision
This AAO decision makes clear that, although it can't review inadmissibility waivers, it can review inaccurate inadmissibility determinations by VSC.
  Basic Cover Letter Sample
ASISTA staff put together a basic cover letter sample to include with your U-Visa petition. You'll also notice an area in the cover letter to include relevant legal arguments if you are petitioning for an I-192 waiver.
  Basic Cover Letter - Index
In conjunction with the basic cover letter above, ASISTA staff put together a basic document index template.
  (d)(14) Legal Argument Sample 1
This brief, among other things, raises the legal argument that CIS violates the law when it refuses to implement the Congressionally-mandated (d)(14) U waiver standard, a legal argument the AAO should exercise jurisdiction to review.
  (d)(14) Legal Argument Sample 2
This brief, among other things, raises the legal argument that CIS violates the law when it refuses to implement the Congressionally-mandated (d)(14) U waiver standard, a legal argument the AAO should exercise jurisdiction to review.
 
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