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My father has been denied US Visa under 214(b)

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He applied for US immigration in 1996 bu marrying a US citizen but was rejected saying "admin processing" and now after 21 years , he applied for Visitor visa and was denied saying 214(a) 6(c)(i) since he didn't disclose that 1996 case.

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Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 5 months ago
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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 5 months ago

I'm so sorry to hear this happened. What is your question regarding your dad's situation?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks Jen
I need to know what is the workaround to get a visitor visa for him . He just needs to visit us for 15 days only .
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 5 months ago

He can try to reapply for the B2 tourist visa but this time apply for the waiver. The waiver available is called the 212(d)(3) Hranka waiver. He must request to apply for it when he goes for the interview. You can read more information about it here and how to apply. Good luck to you and I hope this answer has helped you.

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If approved, he would be given the visa.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks Jen
Last question , when we apply for the Visa again , in DS-160, we have declare that he has applied for immigrant visa and need to provide the details also. when the office asks why didn't you disclose it earlier, how should that be handled ?
what should he quote during the interview ?
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 5 months ago

He should be truthful. If he forgot about that event happening, then he should state that he had forgotten or if he didn't understand the question in the form clearly then he should state that. Whatever the reason was, he should be honest about it.

I hope this helps and hope you can kindly issue a good rating today.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I certainly will do that and during the interview he should talk about the waiver , is it ?
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