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I-601A Provisional Waiver
12 Feb 2013

I-601A Provisional Waiver

I-601A Provisional Waiver

DHS published the final rules on the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives on January 3, 2013. On March 4, 2013, persons who entered the US without inspection or who are otherwise ineligible to adjust their status in the US may apply for an I-601A waiver for their unlawful presence.

Immediate relatives may avoid submitting waivers of inadmissibility based on unlawful presence (those subject to the 3-year or 10-year bar) abroad, thereby circumventing being separated from their families for months while their waivers are in review. The I-601A process will allow individuals to obtain waivers domestically, attend interviews abroad, and return within as little as a few days.

Who qualifies? The applicant must be:

(1) an immediate relative of a US citizen – parent to an adult (over 21) US citizen son or daughter, child (under 21) of a US citizen, or spouse of a US citizen;

(2) physically present in the US;

(3) at least 17-years old at the time of filing;

(4) the beneficiary of an approved immigrant visa petition; and,

(5) must demonstrate “extreme hardship” to a qualifying US citizen relative.

What Can Carson & Kyung’s Immigration Attorneys Do?

Our Sacramento and Rancho Cordova immigration attorneys are experienced in helping immigration clients all across the United States and the world. We have clients in several States and in other countries like Dubai, Iran, Armenia, Korea, Japan, China, Canada, Mexico, Ukraine, and many more. We can help you regardless of your location and answer all of your questions about the I-601A provisional waiver.

Contact Rancho Cordova’s Immigration Attorneys

If you have any questions regarding a potential I-601A Provisional Waiver application, please contact our immigration attorneys.

Call Us: (916) 241-3336

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*The information provided in this post does not constitute legal advice or opinion. The information is for guidance purposes only. Individual situations vary and you should contact us for a consultation.

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