Trusted Traveler, Global Entry, SENTRI, NEXUS Denials: Customs Violations

I am pleased to report that I have been able to have a client’s Global Entry privileges restored.  This client did commit a very minor customs violation a long time ago.

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Diversity (DV) Category Cut-Offs May 2015

For May, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2015 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows. When an allocation cut-off number is shown, visas are available only for applicants with DV regional lottery rank numbers BELOW the specified allocation cut-off number:

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USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for Fiscal Year 2015

Both of the First and Second Halves of FY 2015 have been met.  Please see the following message from USCIS:

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H-2B Cap Count as of February 27, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its count of H-2B filing for temporary non-agricultural visas (H-2Bs) for employment for the first and second halves of FY 2015.

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Diversity (DV) Category Cut-Offs April 2015

For April, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2015 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows. When an allocation cut-off number is shown, visas are available only for applicants with DV regional lottery rank numbers BELOW the specified allocation cut-off number:

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Diversity (DV) Category Cut-Offs March 2015

For March, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2015 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows. When an allocation cut-off number is shown, visas are available only for applicants with DV regional lottery rank numbers BELOW the specified allocation cut-off number:

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H-2B Cap Count as of January 26, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its count of H-2B filing for temporary non-agricultural visas (H-2Bs) for employment for the first and second halves of FY 2015.

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H-2B Cap Count as of December 12, 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its count of H-2B filing for temporary non-agricultural visas (H-2Bs) for employment for the first and second halves of FY 2015.

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Diversity (DV) Immigrant Category Rank Cut-Offs for January 2015

For January, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2015 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows. When an allocation cut-off number is shown, visas are available only for applicants with DV regional lottery rank numbers BELOW the specified allocation cut-off number:

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Trusted Traveler/Global Entry Appeals and the Value of DHS Redress

I have just had a recent successful global entry appeal.  This success primarily revolved about the filing of a DHS Redress.  This is basically what happened…

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