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reorg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-13-11 08:55 AM
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40. Why? What business is it of yours?
Edited on Wed Apr-13-11 08:56 AM by reorg
Why would you assume she doesn't know the name of the official who sent her the confirmation?
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  -..US permanently denies visa to German journalist probing Argentine human rights violations Judi Lynn  Apr-12-11 04:06 PM   #0 
  - Maybe she needs to find an American citizen to assist her.  JDPriestly   Apr-12-11 04:09 PM   #1 
  - She needed a journalism visa, and a sponsor from a news organization--  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 04:31 PM   #4 
     - I googled "visum" and "usa" and found:  reorg   Apr-12-11 08:45 PM   #8 
        - Well, there's your problem right there--you are on a commercial and not governmental  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 09:58 PM   #9 
           - so I googled again and found:  reorg   Apr-12-11 10:26 PM   #10 
              - Are you sure she's travelling on a German passport?  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 11:18 PM   #12 
                 - she's German, Germans don't need a visa to enter the US  reorg   Apr-13-11 01:20 AM   #14 
                    - The link I gave clearly states that media is not eligible for a B waiver.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 06:37 AM   #20 
                       - No it doesn't say anything about freelancers without a contract  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:16 AM   #29 
                          - Freelancers without a contract aren't eligible for an I. Is that somehow obscure?  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 08:24 AM   #31 
                             - Or so you claim. So what?  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:47 AM   #35 
                                - Yes. The US can require non-citizens to have a contract before performing work here.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:00 AM   #41 
                                   - that's no reason to ban her for life from entering the US  reorg   Apr-13-11 09:03 AM   #43 
                                      - Yes. "Material misrepresentation." I think she should release the consulate's letter.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:13 AM   #46 
                                         - where lies the misrepresentation?  reorg   Apr-13-11 09:23 AM   #49 
                                            - Unless she releases her consulate letter, we won't have a clue.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:34 AM   #51 
                                               - No, the consulate letter said she didn't need a visa  reorg   Apr-13-11 10:23 AM   #54 
                                                  - Um, you need to read a little more closely--  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 10:35 AM   #55 
                                                     - that's probably exactly what that letter states  reorg   Apr-13-11 10:42 AM   #57 
                                                     - Because the State Department classifies their letters by regulation  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 12:31 PM   #59 
                                                     - more BS from you  reorg   Apr-13-11 01:18 PM   #60 
                                                     - Was she refused under 212(a)(6)(C)(i)? Is that what was cited in her letter?  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 02:02 PM   #61 
  - Oh, dear, now why would anyone want to poke their noses  EFerrari   Apr-12-11 04:12 PM   #2 
  - Well, when you enter the country illegally, and don't have proper sponsorship--  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 04:18 PM   #3 
  - she did not enter the country illegally  reorg   Apr-12-11 10:46 PM   #11 
     - She didn't have her I-visa. Nor was she eligible for waiver under a B visa.  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 11:20 PM   #13 
        - she didn't need a visa to enter  reorg   Apr-13-11 01:43 AM   #15 
           - Of course she needed an I visa. Every media member does.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 06:16 AM   #19 
              - You didn't provide anything of the kind  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:02 AM   #26 
                 - Um, I also provided the link for requirements for freelance--  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 08:09 AM   #28 
                    - Wow, is it really so hard to get?  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:23 AM   #30 
                       - No. Not any German can visit the US.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 08:29 AM   #33 
                          - BS  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:52 AM   #38 
                             - But she wasn't on holiday. She said she was working as a journalist, doing a story on Nazis.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:05 AM   #44 
                                - She wanted to do research  reorg   Apr-13-11 09:20 AM   #48 
                                   - You should read post 36 below--answers all your questions. n/t  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:39 AM   #53 
  - I'm asking, "WHY?" too  L. Coyote   Apr-12-11 05:21 PM   #5 
  - Because she previously entered illegally and was deported. See above. n/t  msanthrope   Apr-12-11 07:38 PM   #7 
     - Your information is entirely false  reorg   Apr-13-11 03:23 AM   #16 
     - Thank you so much for your investment of time & energy, shedding the essential light we needed  Judi Lynn   Apr-13-11 04:27 AM   #17 
     - I thank you also, "reorg"!  clixtox   Apr-13-11 05:50 AM   #18 
     - So she admits she didn't have the proper visa? Also, according to the article  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 07:08 AM   #22 
     - You don't seem to get it  reorg   Apr-13-11 07:57 AM   #25 
        - No. Not every German can visit the US without a visa.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 08:43 AM   #34 
           - Yawn. She is eligible for the usual waiver just as anybody else n/t  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:53 AM   #39 
              - Not if she's coming here as a journalist. As she herself confirmed--  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:17 AM   #47 
     - Thank you. (n/t)  Nihil   Apr-13-11 07:20 AM   #23 
     - Is there no human rights violations that you oppose?  Bragi   Apr-13-11 06:51 AM   #21 
        - Asking that someone fill out a visa application is not a human rights violation.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 07:21 AM   #24 
           - Making up stuff seems to be a specialty of yours  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:04 AM   #27 
              - You mean repeating the same points over and over and over?  Bragi   Apr-13-11 08:25 AM   #32 
              - It's a helpless attempt to change the topic, I guess  reorg   Apr-13-11 09:02 AM   #42 
                 - Yes, I think that's the idea  Bragi   Apr-13-11 09:13 AM   #45 
              - If she had permission from the National Archives, she should post it.  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 08:52 AM   #37 
                 - Why? What business is it of yours?  reorg   Apr-13-11 08:55 AM   #40 
                    - Asking "what business is it of yours" while decrying secrecy and oppression  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:27 AM   #50 
                       - I didn't say it should be kept secret  reorg   Apr-13-11 11:03 AM   #58 
                       - Well, she'll need it, if you follow my post #61. N/T  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 02:03 PM   #62 
                       - You appear to conflate secrecy and privacy.  LanternWaste   Apr-13-11 02:23 PM   #63 
  - Is Washington afraid she is going to try and talk to Bradley Manning?  sarcasmo   Apr-12-11 06:08 PM   #6 
  - Ok, so here's the deal. I do immigration law for a living  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Apr-13-11 08:50 AM   #36 
     - Thank you. I appreciate your taking the time to write on this. n/t  msanthrope   Apr-13-11 09:38 AM   #52 
     - sounds simple enough, but doesn't appear to answer the problems we have  reorg   Apr-13-11 10:38 AM   #56 
        - Here are my responses  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Apr-13-11 02:47 PM   #64 
 

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