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Four common reasons for being refused entry to the U.S.

Thursday, May 03, 2018 @ 8:47 AM | By Elizabeth Klarin

There are lots of obvious reasons why someone might be turned away at the border (such as drug trafficking, smuggling, having committed a violent felony, etc.). However, many well-meaning individuals can also get caught in the U.S.’s net of inadmissibility due to far less deliberate or insidious acts.

When this occurs, it can be both surprising and embarrassing. Many people who are inadmissible due to past actions are not even aware they are inadmissible and may even have been admitted to the U.S. before without issue....