Club USA arranges a series of Informational Sessions for Muslim Noble
Alliance (MNA) Chicago
Session # 5: ADMISSIBIBILITY GUIDELINES (Continued)
A series of informational sessions was organized for
the Muslim community, by the Muslim NOBLE Alliance (MNA) Chicago Chapter,
and hosted by Pakistan Club (USA) Chicago. The fourth session was held on
October 27, 2010 at Sabri Restaurant and Banquet Hall in Chicago. Dr. Mehnaz,
of PC introduced Chief Sturgeon, and thanked Robyn Dessaure for giving the
community opportunity to increase their knowledge and experience with CBP
Chief Sturgeon talked about documents and admissibility. He has a background
in immigration and is a resident expert in travel documents and
admissibility. He worked at the airports periodically to be in contact with
the travelers, and confirmed that, USCIS has issued 50,000 diversity visas
this year. He discussed the procedure about the passport card.
People also asked questions about B1, B2 visas, immigration of relatives,
what is the procedure if some one has to be deported from the airport
directly to their homeland without entering USA? Are there jails for women
and children too if they donít have a valid visa? Do they provide phone
calls to inform their relatives what is going on there? Chief Sturgeon
responded to all these questions in a very detailed manner.
A good number of people, community activists, and officials, Robin Dessaure,
Sanjay Yadav, Junaid Fahmi, Wakeel Jamali, Tariq Siddiqui, Raja Razzaq, Dr.
Nafees Quadri, Dr. Naveen Aman and Pakistan Club (Chicago) president Jawaid
Riaz also attended the program.
End of session Asst. Director Homeland Security Robin Dessaure awarded
certificates to Pakistan Club USA volunteers Jawaid Riaz, Dr. Naveen Aman,
Asif Khan, Khalid Khan, Masroor Qureshi, Shahzad Aman, Wahid Butt, Riaz
Pakeeza and other supporters on the behalf of Homeland security.