Provisional Waivers / I-601 Waiver
Thursday, December 8, 2016
A maioria dos americanos considera que o casamento com um cidadão americano e outras relações familiares dão direito ao imigrante para residência permanente (um “green card”), mas há barreiras que muitas vezes impedem ou atrasam esses membros familiares de se tornarem residentes permanentes legalizados, mesmo que eles ja estejam nos Estados Unidos. Entre essas barreiras estão as "barreiras de três e dez anos", condições da lei que proíbem os candidatos de retornarem aos Estados Unidos, depois de terem permanecidos no país ilegalmente.Read more . . .
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
On July 29, 2016, DHS published a final rule expanding the availability of the provisional unlawful presence waiver to individuals who would be statutorily eligible for an unlawful presence waiver under INA §212(a)(9)(B)(v). The rule also makes additional changes to the current provisional waiver process. The following provides background information on the unlawful presence bars, the provisional waiver process and an overview of the changes that will be implemented as of the effective date of the rule, August 29, 2016.Read more . . .
Monday, August 1, 2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule expanding the existing provisional waiver process to allow certain individuals who are family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and who are statutorily eligible for immigrant visas, to more easily navigate the immigration process. The provisional waiver process promotes family unity by reducing the time that eligible individuals are separated from their family members while they complete immigration processing abroad, while also improving administrative efficiency.Read more . . .
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Beginning March 4th, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are the spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives), and have been unlawfully present in the United States, can start applying for provisional unlawful presence waivers through a new process.Read more . . .
Thursday, February 14, 2013
This is the second and concluding part of the series of articles pertaining to the provisional unlawful presence waiver.
Will I have to be fingerprinted or appear for an interview as part of the provisional unlawful presence waiver process?
All provisional unlawful presence waiver applicants will be required to appear at a USCIS Application Support Center (ASC) for biometrics collection. Generally, USCIS will not require provisional unlawful presence waiver applicants to appear for an interview but may schedule an interview for an applicant if the facts in a particular case warrant further inquiry and review.Read more . . .
Friday, February 1, 2013
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has created a new process that will allow certain spouses, children, and parents of a U.S. citizen (immediate relatives) to apply for a provisional unlawful presence waiver while they are still in the United States and before departing for their immigrant visa interviews abroad.Read more . . .
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
This year promises to be a very exciting year in the Immigration Law arena. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the posting of a final rule in the Federal Register that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), who are in the process of obtaining visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States under certain circumstances. The final rule establishes a process that allows certain individuals to apply for a provisional unlawful presence waiver before they depart the United States to attend immigrant visa interviews in their countries of origin. The process will be effective on March 4, 2013 and more information about the filing process will be made available in the coming weeks at http://www.uscis.gov/. Read more . . .
Thursday, February 23, 2012
USCIS is considering changes that would allow certain immediate relatives (the spouse, children or parents of a U.S. citizen) who can demonstrate extreme hardship to a U.S. citizen spouse or parent to receive a provisional waiver of the unlawful presence bars before leaving the United States. Read more . . .
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