Update on “Stateside” I-601 Waiver Processing

By |2012-04-01T14:03:48-05:00April 1st, 2012|Categories: Family-Based Immigration Law, Green Cards, Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|Tags: , , , |

Published: April 1, 2012 On March 30, 2012, US CIS published a proposed rule for the implementation of the “stateside” I-601 Waiver program. That does not mean the program is now in effect, just that the government has commenced the beginning steps toward implementation of the program, with some commentators expecting the rule to be implemented by the end of the calendar year. As previously discussed here, the proposed program would serve to streamline processing of certain applicants for permanent residence who under current law, must leave the US for an extended period for their final green card/ interview, and appear […]