2016 Advanced Parole Sponsorship Instagram Contest

OFFICIAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

PRIZES

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE:
Sponsorship for USCIS Filing fee for the I-131 Advanced Parole application for submission in 2016 ($360). Assembly, review and submission of I-131 Advanced Parole application by Immigration Law Offices of Hadley Bajramovic PC ($750 value). Application to be submitted in 2016.

THREE (3) RUNNER UP PRIZES:
Assembly, review and submission of I-131 Advanced Parole application by Immigration Law Offices of Hadley Bajramovic PC ($750 value). Applications to be submitted in 2016. USCIS filing fee not included.

HOW TO ENTER

STEP 1


Follow @ilohb on Instagram

STEP 2


Submit a photo or video of yourself, tag @ilohb and use the official contest hashtag #DACAabroad16

STEP 3


In the photo description or video post, explain:

>> Where you are currently enrolled
>> Where you would like to travel
>> The education you hope to gain through your travel experience

Contest Begins on Wednesday February 24, 2016 at 3:00 PM PST. Follow the instructions to enter the competition.

Entrants must enter before midnight PST on Wednesday March 9, 2016 in order to be eligible to win the prize. Entries received after this date and time will not be included in the selection process.

Only followers of @ilohb on Instagram will be eligible to win. Entrants must include the hashtag, photo tag and description (either written or video explained) in order to be eligible. All details must be correct and accurate.
Private Instagram accounts that do not allow @ilohb to view photo or video submission will not be considered. Submissions posted through Instagram direct message or email to the Sponsor will not be considered.

Please note, this a nationwide competition and is not site specific, therefore only one grand prize winner will be chosen nationally. The winner will be announced via the official @ilohb Instagram and will be directed to email info to Eleanor@ilohb.com in order to collect their prize.

The decisions of ILOHB are final on all matters relating to this competition.
As a nationwide contest, effort, skills or merit is required to enter to win the grand prize. We require you to upload a photo with a description OR a video explanation in order to enter. The winner is determined by a committee of DACA peers selected by the Sponsor.

The winner will be selected by ILOHB, who reserves the right to judge which photo and description is the winning submission. Additional information may be requested of finalists to prove they have a current valid DACA, are a currently enrolled student at an accredited University or College campus, and have intent to register for an approved study abroad program that is hosted by an educational entity.

Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by the official @ilohb within 7 days, or by 16 MAR 2016. If the winner cannot be contacted within 3 days of notification, another will be chosen.

The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative.

TERMS & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

This contest is open to all @ilohb Instagram followers who are 15 years of age or older at the time of entry, and meet all criteria requirements to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) as stipulated by the United States Immigration and Citizenship Services (“USCIS”) and the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”).

Entrant must be current DACA approved. Entrants cannot apply for advanced parole while request for deferred action is still pending.


Entrants must be a currently enrolled student at an accredited University or College campus in the United States.

Prize / award is restricted to advanced parole applications for DACA students applying for international travel permission for educational purposes in 2016. Sponsor is not offering advanced parole application assistance for DACA students traveling for humanitarian or employment purposes.
Entrants’ international travel opportunity must be facilitated by an approved study abroad program that is hosted through an educational entity. Educational purposes include, but are not limited to, a semester abroad program or academic research. “Educational purposes” are determined according to the guidelines and conditions by the USCIS. Travel for vacation is not a valid educational purpose.

Prize / award not intended to retroactively apply to, or to compensate for, advance parole applications currently pending, approved or denied.


Advance parole approval is up to the discretion of the USCIS and DHS. The Sponsor does not offer any guarantees regarding the outcome of the Entrants’ advanced parole application. Additional fees, including fees for postage, scans, copies, photos, and additional evidence are the sole responsibility of the Entrant. Runner up winners are responsible for the USCIS filing fee ($360). Fee must be provided to the Sponsor in order to file application.



Study abroad program / research program / educational travel program approval is up to the hosting educational entity. The Sponsor does not offer any guarantees regarding the outcome of the Entrants’ program application nor does the Sponsor offer financial sponsorship for the fees required for the program. These fees are the sole responsibility of the Entrant.


Employees of ILOHB and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply to this contest. If you cannot or will not comply with these Official Rules, you should not participate in the contest. By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rues or the contest itself. You also agree to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor or is designees, whose decisions are final and binding. By entering the contest, you agree to release the Sponsorship entities, and Facebook and Twitter from all responsibility or liability for damages, losses or awarding, possession, use and/or misuse of prizes, approval or denial of application, if any, awarded herein.


There is no cash alternative to the prize. USCIS filing fees will be held in trust by Sponsor to be distributed and delivered directly by the Sponsor to the United States Immigration and Citizenship Services.

Advanced parole application will be assembled and mailed directly by the Sponsor. The Sponsor retains the right to assemble, review and submit application forms and evidence under the review of the Sponsor’s legal team. Additional fees, including fees for postage, scans, copies, photos, and additional evidence are the sole responsibility of the Entrant.

GENERAL RULES & PRIVACY

No purchase necessary. Current clients or prospective clients of ILOHB do not have an advantage in the selection process. Your chances of winning without being a client of ILOHB are the same as the chances of someone who is a current or prospective client. It is illegal to give any advantage to clients in this competition. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this by the Immigration Law Offices of Hadley Bajramovic PC. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Abusive, discriminate or harassing behavior is not tolerated and will result in immediate disqualification.
Entrants further grant to Sponsor the right to use and publish their Instagram handle and photo submission in print, and in any other media in connection with this by ILOHB. With image submission to @ilohb from 24 FEB 2016 – 09 MAR 2016, Entrants grant ILOHB free license to display, retain and modify all images submitted. All images will be credited with the name of entrant. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, photos and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the advertised prize is unavailable. All applicable mailing fees, study abroad program fees and travel fees are the sole responsibility of the winner. By entering, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this competition or any prize won. By participating in this promotion, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in these competition materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in the announcement of the prize.
Winners agree to provide evidence required by the USCIS to the Sponsor in order to complete the I-131 advanced parole application filing. Evidence requirement includes a letter or document from a school employee acting in an official capacity describing the purpose of travel and explaining why travel is required or beneficial or enrollment in the educational program requiring travel. Additionally, winners agree to send required photos, proof of current DACA approval, signed forms and any other evidence required by the Sponsor.
ILOHB is committed to the privacy of your information. We do not, and will not, distribute, disclose or sell any of your personal information to third parties, other than as required by law or as necessary to process a payment.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.