my daughters father was convicted of a drug felony charge contsubs act-mfg/del 30 grams in 1995, he served 5 yrs in a state prison then he was deported back to his country (nigeria) in 1999 that was 14yrs ago, since then since then he has been rehabilitated, he is a minister now, and he is trying to get permission to re-enter the united states again to see his daughter, who is now 23 yrs old he has not seen her in 11yrs, what do you think his chances are,,,,if there are any chnaces, he said he did not have a permanent bar, his bar was was supposed to only be for 10yrs, but every time he applies he keeps getting denied,,,,I heard that once you have any type of drug charges on your record its an automatic permanent bar is tha t true?
This is true. He can, however, apply for a temporary visa but he will need to obtain a nonimmigrant waiver.
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