Good Morning, Oscar is my name. I am a US citizen who took my fiancee to the states in 1999. Due to a marital complication I could not marry till 2004. I was not aware she needed to depart the states after 6 months on the tourist visa. She had her 10 year visa and she overstayed and we together left to Bolivia when her 10 yr. visa came to an end. She reapplied for a tourist visa some time later and it was given to her. Upon wanting to re - visit some friends in the states she was stopped in Miami, checked, etc, and asked if we were married. She was interrogated and sent back home to Bolivia. Also she was asked why she made no papers in the states, etc. We both did not know to make papers there and were told in Miami that she could only come back to the states if I her husband requested a pardon and did an immigrant visa for her from here in Bolivia. Once finally being able to do so and the paperwork involved from here (Bolivia) we or she rather was given a pardon by the USCIS Director in Nebraska. Once the Embassy in La Paz Bolivia received this I797 notification they requested a new interview and that was recently. At the interview fingerprints were taken and a brief interview and we were told she would have her passport back in three days with a sealed packet to give USCIS upon entering. Weeks passed and upon asking where her passport is we were told that it may take a bit longer as the former overstay needed to be erased in the States. Then ALL OF A SUDDEN after the 4th week of waiting, the Embassy wrote me a e-mail saying another pardon is required to complete her case. Question is how is this possible that her case was adjudicated and now requires a new pardon for: INA 212 (A) (6) (C) (i). Although I do not know much of immigration law this according to the internet means fraud or misrepresentation. Although I/we do not know of a fraud or misrepresentation to our knowledge I hesitate to comply with this statement as noted by them to the INA 212 (A) (6) (C) (i). I have requested a concise and explicit answer from them (Embassy) with thus far no answer. Must I or my wife comply to the request? This seems to indicate that if we must that we are guilty of something. That seems not right per our view. Regards, XXXXX XXXXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX
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