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Volume 8 – Admissibility

Part J – Fraud and Willful Misrepresentation


Technical UpdateFraud and Willful Misrepresentation and Department of State’s 90-Day Rule

March 28, 2018

This technical update incorporates changes that the Department of State (DOS) made to its Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) regarding its interpretation of the term “misrepresentation.”


POLICY ALERTFraud and Willful Misrepresentation Grounds of Inadmissibility

March 25, 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance on the fraud and willful misrepresentation grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) and the corresponding waiver under INA 212(i).

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Legal Authorities

  • INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) - Illegal entrants and immigration violators - misrepresentation

  • INA 212(i) - Admission of immigrant excludable for fraud or willful misrepresentation of material fact


Current as of May 23, 2018