The Overseas Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005, also called IMBRA, is just law which was enacted to lessen punishment of marriage-based visa recipients. It adds a couple of safeguards to the testing procedure that are meant to protect both the visa applicant and U.S. petitioner.
Key Conditions of IMBRA
1. Mandating Criminal Background Checks
IMBRA mandates that every U.S. petitioners get yourself a back ground check and that the criminal record is disclosed towards the visa applicant, regardless of petitioner’s desires.