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  • what is Section 222 (f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)

    I just got the interview date comfirmation from KCC will be set on 8 January 2009 but I do not know what is Section 222 (f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) [8 U.S.C. Section 1202.

    What website to find this information.
    Thank you very much.
    First NL : April 24, 2008
    Second NL from KCC : November 26, 2008
    Second NL from US Embassy : December 10, 2008
    Interview done : January 5, 2009
    Pick up visa : January 8, 2009
    Activation Trip : April 8, 2009
    Port of Entry : Los Angles

  • #2
    222 (f):
    (f) The records of the Department of State and of diplomatic and consular offices of the United States pertaining to the issuance or refusal of visas or permits to enter the United States shall be considered confidential and shall be used only for the formulation, amendment, administration, or enforcement of the immigration, nationality, and other laws of the United States, 1a/ except that--


    (1) in the discretion of the Secretary of State certified copies of such records may be made available to a court which certifies that the information contained in such records is needed by the court in the interest of the ends of justice in a case pending before the court.


    (2) the Secretary of State, in the Secretary's discretion and on the basis of reciprocity, may provide to a foreign government information in the Department of State's computerized visa lookout database and, when necessary and appropriate, other records covered by this section related to information in the database--


    (A) with regard to individual aliens, at any time on a case-by-case basis for the purpose of preventing, investigating, or punishing acts that would constitute a crime in the United States, including, but not limited to, terrorism or trafficking in controlled substances, persons, or illicit weapons; or


    (B) with regard to any or all aliens in the database, pursuant to such conditions as the Secretary of State shall establish in an agreement with the foreign government in which that government agrees to use such information and records for the purposes described in subparagraph (A) or to deny visas to persons who would be inadmissible to the United States.
    N-400 timeline (2013):
    SC: Texas
    USCIS: NYC

    April:
    22 : Application Filed
    24 : USCIS Received Date
    24 : Priority Date
    26 : NOA - (I-797C)
    29 : Check Cashed
    May:
    02 : FP Notice Received
    29 : FP Done
    31 : In-line for Interview
    August:
    06 : NOA - interview scheduled
    08 : YL received
    10 : Interview letter received
    September:
    10 : Interview - passed
    11 : NOA - Oath letter sent
    16 : Oath letter received
    October:
    04 : Oath
    07 : Applied for PP
    21 : Got PP - end of journey

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    • #3
      Section 222(f) of INA

      If the visa applicant has Section 222(f), can they get a visa - what are the chances. Also, if the same person has a P-3 visa approval, what happens.

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      • #4
        222

        What would happen if soomeone came to the US under a Visa Waiver and filed an adjustment of status, but he decides to return to his country after the 90 days passed but before any decision of his change of status has been made/declared. can he come back under the visa waiver or would he have to apply for a b2?

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