What is a Form DS-117?

Form DS-117 is officially known as the Application to Determine Returning Resident Status. This is the form provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (or, USCIS) to initiate the determination process.

How do I submit a DS-117 form online?

If you have lost your permanent resident status, and you wish to apply for a Returning Resident visa, you must register online at http://www.ustraveldocs.com in order to schedule an appointment to file Form DS-117 Application to Determine Returning Resident Status and submit evidence to support the above requirements …

How can I get Form I 551?

In order to obtain the I-551 Temporary Evidence Stamp, you will need to call USCIS at 1-800-375-5283 to schedule an InfoPass appointment with your local USCIS field office.

What is a DS-260 form?

The DS-260 is technically called an “immigrant visa application” (where “immigrant” means a permanent resident, not a tourist or other person who is only traveling to the United States on a temporary basis).

How much does an sb1 visa cost?

According to the US Department of State fee schedule website, the cost of an SB-1 return resident visa application is currently $205. If an applicant is approved for the SB-1 status, there will be additional fees for: The Form DS-260 application processing fee. The medical examination.

How much does it cost to get i-551 stamp?

An I-551 stamp does not cost you any direct fee, but to get Form I-90—which is a mandatory document that you must submit during your InfoPass appointment—you need to pay a fee of $445. Moreover, a biometric procedure, if applicable, will cost you an additional $85.

Why was section 117b omitted from the 2002 Immigration Act?

In view of the established Article 8 jurisprudence relating to the creation of a family life when a person’s immigration position is precarious, its omission from section 117B of the 2002 Act does not mean that this is a factor which is to be disregarded.

What is the purpose of section 117b ( 6 )?

Section 117B (6) lies within the section which sets out “public interest considerations applicable in all cases” where a court or tribunal has to determine whether a decision made under the Immigration Acts constitutes a disproportionate interference with a person’s right to respect for private and family life under Article 8 of the ECHR.

What does section 117b ( 6 ) of the ECHR mean?

Section 117B (6) in Part 5A (Article 8 of the ECHR: Public interest considerations) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 provides:- “ (6) In the case of a person who is not liable to deportation, the public interest does not require the person’s removal where—

When did the Court of Appeal interpret s.117b ( 6 )?

By Alex Papasotiriou – Immigration Barrister 15 Apr 2019 In Secretary of State for the Home Department v AB (Jamaica) & Anor EWCA Civ 661, the Court of Appeal further considered the interpretation of section 117B (6) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002. It did so in two respects: