July 01, 2017

Immigration FAQs

By Cyrus D. Mehta

For experienced immigration judges and novices alike, terminology and basic questions swirling around immigration can cause profound confusion and mischief. When similar or identical terms and phrases are used to mean different things, confusion abounds. And how many times have you heard the same basic question about immigration issues answered in wildly different ways? Given these issues, this article provides a basic foundation for frequently asked immigration questions, starting with: Who is an alien?

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