All foreigners who have ever traveled to United States, who have had a Visa or Green Card, have an immigration record. So do people who have been detained at the border or who have been denied entry into the country.
What is Immigration Record?
The immigration record is the entry and exit record of visitors to the US and is one of the most important documents for those who visit the country, since the legal entry, type of entry, and the time authorized to remain in US territory.
Once you have obtained your Inmigration Record, you willn’t be able to delete it, it will be registered and it cannot be deleted in any way. It willn’t disappear even with the passage of time.
Are Immigration Records public?
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Immigration and nationality records changed over time. For this reason, there is no set of instructions to guide family history research. What records exist and how to find them depends entirely on when the immigrant arrived and when or how they became a US citizen.
All immigrants admitted since May 1, 1951 must be fully documented in an A-File, a unified folder intended to contain all records related to an individual. The A files, numbered 8 million and over, are available through the USCIS Freedom of Information Act Program (FOIA, for its acronym in English).
Why is it important to have access to your Immigration Record?
Having access to your immigration record is very useful for various reasons, highlighting:
- Helps you complete documentation for different types of procedures and requests.
- It facilitates the understanding of why you have been denied requests that you have made, because with it you can find out the origin of the problem and thus be able to solve it as soon as possible, so that your request can be accepted and mobilized effectively.
How to search Immigration Records?
Thanks to technology, it’s very easy to search and access your immigration record. Within the United States Customs and Border Protection website, you can review this information. There you can process and complete Form I-94, completely online. This form gives you access to the record of entries and exits that you have had in US, in this way you verify that you have entered legally, the time you have left and the category to which you applied.
How to know the immigration status of a person in the USA?
Access to immigration records in US is guaranteed by FOIA. This means that all people, including foreigners in the country, regardless of their immigration status, can request their record before any federal agency.
We hope to be a guide and help for you! Obtaining your immigration record is very important and doesn’t have to be a complicated process.
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How does requesting an immigration record help me?
We strongly recommend that you have access to your immigration record, since it is really useful to complete different types of paperwork and paperwork.
On the one hand, it helps you complete documentation for different procedures and applications.
On the other hand, it helps you understand the cause of denial of requests and requests, because with it you can find out the origin of the problem and / or inconvenience of the rejection and thus be able to solve it as soon as possible, so that your request can be accepted and mobilized effectively.
Thanks to technology, it is very easy to access your immigration record, since there is a website where you can complete the I-94 form, the application for this record, completely online. This form gives you access to the registry of entries and exits that you have had in the United States, thus verifying that you have entered legally, the time you have left and the category to which you applied.
If you are in the United States, you can check your immigration record online by going to the United States Customs and Border Protection page. Once you are inside the page, you must select the “View Travel History” option. Once this is done you must enter your personal data, including your passport and, if you have, passports from other countries. Once you have completed this procedure, you will be able to access your registry of entries and exits from the country completely online. This procedure is to check your immigration record, but in case you do not have one you will have to carry out a series of different steps.
To carry out the procedure to process the I-94 form and obtain your new immigration record, you must enter the United States by land, as this tool is not available if you enter the country by plane or by boat, this procedure is performed at the airport and port of arrival. In order to perform this procedure on the page, select the option “Apply for new I-94”. Now you must indicate the way in which you will enter the country, you can only go to the next step if you enter by land, if you select another option the system will notify you that this procedure will be completed in the manner explained above.
In the next step enter your personal information, proceed to pay $ 6 that the application costs with your Paypal account or with a credit or debit card. Lastly, get a voucher and follow the instructions that will be shown to you. It is very important to note that this form you obtain online is provisional, the official document will be delivered to you once you enter the United States. IF 7 DAYS HAPPEN AND you have not yet entered the country, you will lose the process and the cost of the application.
Finally, we want to highlight that it is not possible to delete the Immigration Record once you have obtained it, it will be registered and cannot be deleted in any way, it will disappear due to the passage of time or even the passage of time. We hope that this information has been useful to you and we recommend, once again, to have access to your immigration record as it is an incredibly useful tool.