Search

 

Cablegate: Bona Fide Asylum Claim Exemption to 9b

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBO #4486 3532214
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 182214Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 6189

UNCLAS BOGOTA 004486

SIPDIS

CA/VO/F/P FOR LAUREN C. SANTA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM
SUBJECT: BONA FIDE ASYLUM CLAIM EXEMPTION TO 9B

1. (SBU/N) Colombian national listed below applied for an
immigrant visa at Embassy Bogota on 20-OCT-2008. However, on
his last trip to the United States, the subject stayedover
five years from Sep. 2002 until February 2008, even though he
was only authorized to stay for six months. During the
period the subject was in the United States, they applied for
and were denied asylum.

2. (SBU/N) Post requests that DHS Headquarters Office of
Asylum determine the bona fides of the Medina family,s
asylum application for purposes of the bona fide asylum claim
exception to inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(9)(B).

3. (SBU/N) A summary of the Medina family,s case follows:

The alien,s complete name, date of birth, and &A8 number:

Carlos Andres Perdomo Perea, 24 Sep 1975, A95225020

When and where the aliens lived in the United States:

1490 Bellsmith Drive, Roswell, GA 30076 ) September 2002 to
late February 2008

When and where the alien filed the asylum application: UNKNOWN

Whether the aliens worked in the United States, and whether
INS had authorized such employment, and if so, what type of
authorization documents the alien had been given:

Alien admits that he was employed as a chess instructor from
October 2002 through August 2007. It is unclear whether he
had employment authorization.
NICHOLS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



UN: Bachelet Calls On Mexico To Step Up Efforts As Tragic Milestone Reached Of More Than 100,000 Disappearances

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on the Mexican authorities to step up efforts to ensure truth and justice for victims of disappearances, who now number more than 100,000, according to official data... More>>


ADC: Statement On The Assassination Of Shireen Abu Akleh

Early this morning in Jenin, Occupied Palestine, revered Palestinian voice Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera, was assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces snipers...
More>>



Ukraine: UN Rights Office Probe Spotlights Harrowing Plight Of Civilians

Almost 76 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, countless civilians remain caught up in the horror and destruction of war, UN rights investigators said on Tuesday... More>>



Access Now: Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout Must Not Come At The Expense Of Human Rights

Following today’s announcement that Elon Musk will acquire complete ownership of Twitter in a cash sale of around 44 billion USD, pending shareholder approval, Access Now urges Twitter’s Board, employees, and shareholders... More>>



UN: Biodiversity And Ecosystem Protection Highlighted On Mother Earth Day

Marking International Mother Earth Day, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid urged on Friday, for collective action to safeguard biodiversity and protect ecosystems... More>>

Ukraine: Hundreds More Reach Safety After Fleeing Besieged Mariupol
In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius... More>>