Q: Can I apply and get Global Entry in spite of having overstayed my visa? The overstay was not my fault, but ny attorneys’
My attorneys made a mistake and failed to file an extension for me. Therefore, I unintentionally overstayed my visa.
Now, I want to get Global Entry. What are the chances of getting Global Entry if I explain that it was my lawyers’ fault and not mine? I guess they should be reasonable and understand whose fault it was.
Thank you so much! I appreciate it!
A: Obtaining Global Entry right now is extremely unlikely at this point in time. Your explanation, even if you could prove it, with the current situation is highly doubtful. Both USCIS and CBP officers are not going to care about why you overstayed, just that you did. Furthermore, USCIS and all aspects of immigration have a massive backlog. Good luck.
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