Peruse this collection for information on Provisional Waivers, Unlawful Presence & Criminal Waivers, and Appeals to the USCIS & BIA.
Don’t Fall for Notario Fraud
Not everyone can help you with immigration. Make sure you're getting good advice from someone who's qualified.
How Twitter Ruined Any Chance For Immigration Reform
Social media has created a political landscape hostile to compromise on immigration reform.
I-601A Provisional Waiver for Unlawful Presence
If you’re applying for a green card but don’t have legal status in the US, file an I-601A before leaving for your interview to skip the penalty.
245(i) Adjustment of Status
245(i) is a golden ticket to a green card for people with qualifying family connections, but the deadline is long passed.
I-601 Waiver for Unlawful Presence
If you’ve left the US after spending significant time in the country, you won’t be able to return without a successful I-601 waiver.
Harrowing Seattle Immigration Story (Part II)
A captive young immigrant girl was forced to work for years before being rescued.
Harrowing Seattle Immigration Story (Part I)
A young immigrant girl was deceived and held captive for years.
The Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
The new rule allows immigrants to apply for a waiver while in the United States and before departing for their immigrant visa interview.
The Ten-Year Reentry Bar
Immigrants who depart the United States after having accrued one year or more of unlawful presence are barred from reentry for 10 years.