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Waivers for Fraud or Willful Misrepresentation

Waivers for Fraud or Willful Misrepresentation What is a 212(i) waiver? Under Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”) Section 212(a)(6)(C)(i) , a noncitizen who seeks to procure, has sought to procure, or procured any benefit under the INA by fraud or willful ...

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