A Complaint filed in district court of Idaho challenging the denial of the plaintiff’s I-130. The complaint argues that plaintiff’s tattoos do not indicate gang involvement and that the defendants have no reason to believe he is involved in gang activity.
See the recent Wall Street Journal article on visa denials based on tattoos.
The tattoo checks have ensnared scores of immigrants—mostly from Latin America—even though they have no criminal conviction. The denials are based on a section of immigration law that justifies "inadmissibility" on national-security grounds, including possible affiliation with criminal organizations.