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  • ADMISSION

    ADMISSION

    The Definition of “Admission” and “Seeking Admission” in Immigration Law Section 101(a)(13)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act [codified as 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(13)(A)] [PDF version] defines “admission” and “admitted” to mean: “with respect to an alien, the lawful entry of the alien into the United States after inspection or authorization by an immigration officer.” 101(a)(13)(B) specifically excludes aliens…

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  • ADMISSION

    BIA CASE LAW REGARDING ADMISSIONS Matter of Chavez-Alvarez, 26 I&N Dec. 274 (BIA 2014) (1) Adjustment of status constitutes an “admission” for purposes of determining an alien’s removability under section 237(a)(2)(A)(iii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii) (2012), as an alien convicted of an aggravated felony “at any time after admission.”…

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