Typhoon Haiyan and Special Consideration for Certain Filipino Nationals in the U.S. and Abroad

By |2013-11-18T08:35:25-06:00November 18th, 2013|Categories: DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Family-Based Immigration Law, Foreign Exchange Student Visas to the U.S., Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Published:  November 18, 2013 As a result of Typhoon Haiyan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) is providing special, albeit limited, benefits for the expedited processing, or extension of status, for certain impacted Filipino nationals in the U.S. and with regard to a variety of immigration related filings. According the USCIS website, www.uscis.gov, CIS is making available special relief measures for certain Typhoon-impacted Filipino nationals including: “Change or extension of nonimmigrant status for an individual currently in the United States, even when the request is filed after the authorized period of admission has expired; Extension of certain grants of parole made by […]