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DUI Arrests May Result in the Prudential Revocation of a Validly Issued Nonimmigrant Visa


Contrary to popular opinion, there are serious immigration consequences for nonimmigrants who are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or a related offense. According to recently released guidance found in the Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Manual, the Department of State (DOS) is authorized to prudentially revoke a visa based on a potential ineligibility for health related reasons when it is notified that a visa holder with a still valid visa was arrested or convicted of a DUI or related offense. Continue reading