Practice Alert: USCIS & BIA Affirm Three- and Ten-Year Unlawful Presence Bars Can Run in the U.S.

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This practice alert provides an overview of new USCIS policy guidance and a recent BIA case that now officially acknowledge that the three- and ten-year unlawful presence bars can run in the United States. This practice alert summarizes current policy on the three- and ten-year bars as well as covering who does (and does not) benefit from this policy.