March 4, 2013: Stateside “Provisional” Waiver to Become Available For Certain Undocumented Applicants

By |2013-01-03T14:33:41-06:00January 3rd, 2013|Categories: Conditional Permanent Residence Based on Marriage, DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DHS / Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Family-Based Immigration Law, General, Green Cards, Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|Tags: , , , , , |

Published:  January 3, 2013 On March 30, 2012, US Department of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigration Services first announced its plan to implement a “stateside” I-601 Waiver program, an initiative for processing a “waiver of inadmissibility” for certain applicants for permanent residence who under current law, are ineligible to undergo final green card processing in the U.S.  Under the current system such individuals must leave the US for an extended period for their final green card/ interview, and appear before a US consular officer in their home country.  With the new stateside waiver program, however, instead of facing a 3 month or so wait to […]