INADMISSIBILITY

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Passport

CLASSIFICATION:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The beneficiary is a nonimmigrant who at the time of application for admission is not in possession of a passport valid for a minimum of six months from the date of the expiration of the authorized stay.

DETAILS: None.

DEFINITIONS: Date of the expiration of the authorized stay

FILING DATE RESTRICTIONS: None.

EXCEPTIONS: None.

SPECIFIC WAIVERS:

1. General waiver. Under INA 212(d)(4)

Under the clause B, the following aliens are exempt from visa and passport requirements (except
visa K-1, E-1/E-2): This waiver is authorized by INS and U.S. DOS, acting jointly.

2. Guam visa waiver. Under INA 212(l)(1)

This waiver is authorized by INS, U.S. DOS, and the U.S. Department of Interior, acting jointly, after
consultation with the Governor of Guam, if:

1. Under INA 212(l)(1)(1) Alien is applying:

AND

2. Under INA 212(l)(1)(2) Alien has waived any right:

Under INA 212(l)(1)(3) If adequate appropriated funds to carry out removal of the alien are not otherwise available, INS is authorized to accept from the Government of Guam such funds as may be tendered to cover all or any part of the cost of administration and enforcement of this subsection.

3. VWP waiver. Under INA 217 Waiver is authorized for visitors entering under Visa Waiver
Permanent Program, formerly Visa Waiver Pilot Program (VWP).

GENERAL WAIVERS

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