Pogo Seeking Reentry Into USA

2013-03-17 by andcas | 5 Comments
Perth, Western Australia electronic music producer, Pogo (Nick Bertke), was banned from the
States back in 2011 for ten years due to an oversight in his visa waiver. The 24-year-old,
famous for intricate film mash-ups over beats, was detained while on tour and held in custody
for three frustrating weeks before being deported.

The reason given to him was that he was illegally profiting from work because his paper didn’t
cover the ability to do so during the time he was playing the shows. Despite Pogo’s previous
employment with Pixar and Microsoft, along with countless gigs without issue under the same
program, he is still barred from any type of return.

The artist has carefully set up an online campaign that will hopefully gain back access to the
States where he has many close friends, fans, and business opportunities. The video in the link
below creatively tells the full story about what happened and how those who wish to help can
do so by trying to put this whole ordeal behind him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEeaEtTnzjc

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Comments:Add a Comment 
GringoSuave89
March 18th 2013
1079 Comments


I signed. What a messed situation.

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paxman
March 18th 2013
4084 Comments


Dammit guys

jesseplatt93
March 18th 2013
1 Comments


His fault. Most countries require a working visa if you are going to be making money which he obviously was.

bloc
March 18th 2013
35178 Comments


I saw a guy put a pogo in his mouth and a second later pulled the stick clean out

NickGrouwen
March 18th 2013
80 Comments


His own fault



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