Grounds of Inadmissibility: Spousal Assault

February 27, 2014|Uncategorized, United States Waiver|

Is Spousal Assault an Excludable Offence to the United States? I have been processing waivers for over 25 years.  It used to be that spousal assault was determined to be an excludable offence if one of the following conditions occurred: the offence was tried by indictment; or the person in question had 2 or more spousal assaults. When I refer to spousal assaults, I am referring to simple assault or common assault, which is currently section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada (in prior years sections could have been different).  This 'fact' was based upon a written internal memo[...]

Criminal Record? You may be inadmissible to the United States.

November 10, 2013|United States Waiver|

How to determine if you are inadmissible to the U.S. Inadmissible to the United States? As a general rule, you are inadmissible to the United States if you have the following: two or more summary offences one or more indictable offences anything drug related If you are inadmissible (ie. not allowed entry due to your criminal record), you must apply for a Waiver of Inadmissibility for legal entry to the United States. Non-Excludable Offences which are ignored when determining whether you are inadmissible When determining inadmissibility and applying the above rules regarding inadmissibility, you can ignore the following[...]

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