Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2017’

Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes

The IRS has not yet started certifying tax debt to the State Department. Certifications to the State Department will begin in early 2017, and this webpage will be updated to indicate when this process has been implemented. The information presented here is for informational purposes only. If you have seriously delinquent tax debt, IRC § 7345 authorizes the IRS to …

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Inspector General Announces Review of Implementation of Executive Order

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Inspector General Announces Review of Implementation of Executive Order Today, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) announced that it will review DHS’ implementation of the recent Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals.”  The review is being initiated in response to congressional request …

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Judge Stays Visa Revocations

A federal judge has enjoined and restrained the United States Executive Branch from revoking (provisionally or otherwise) all immigrant visas for the 7 countries identified in the President’s Executive Order. Even should the United States seek emergency interlocutory appeal to the 9th circuit, it is likely that at least a week will elapse before such appeal can be decided. In …

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