For purposes of establishing eligibility for adjustment of status under section 245(a) of the
Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1255(a) (2006), an alien seeking to show that
he or she has been “admitted” to the United States pursuant to section 101(a)(13)(A) of the
Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(13)(A) (2006), need only prove procedural regularity in his or her
entry, which does not require the alien to be questioned by immigration authorities or be
admitted in a particular status


This can be a landmark decision for those who entered through the border without a visa and has not been questioned at the port of entry. For more information call 510 742 5887.


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Shah Peerally is an attorney licensed in California practicing immigration law and debt settlement. He has featured as an expert legal analyst for many TV networks such as NDTV, Times Now and Sitarree TV. Articles about Shah Peerally and his work have appeared on newspapers such as San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, US Fiji Times, Mauritius Le Quotidien, Movers & Shakers and other prominent international newspapers. His work has been commended by Congress women Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee. He has a weekly radio show on KLOK 1170AM and frequently participates in legal clinics in churches, temples and mosques. His law group, Shah Peerally Law Group, has represented clients all over the United States constantly dealing with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Custom Enforcement(ICE) and CBP (Customs Border Patrol (CBP) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This department was formerly known as the Immigration and Nationality Services (INS).