Our client, a 38 year old Colombian National who was denied a B2 visa at the age of three when his father applied for him and again on his own at the age of 31. He is not married and has no children and is the manager of an information technology business. He has been a member of Colombian Jewish organizations for over fifteen years and even served as a coordinator, organizer and president for a few of them. He is most involved in Maccabi Colombia which promotes athletic-based activities for Jewish athletes to compete in the Maccabiah games. The purpose of his trip was to attend the Maccabiah games in the U.S. and to attend a friend’s wedding.
After submitting a comprehensive package for him to the consulate addressing 214b concerns, our client was granted a tourist visa.