Peruse this collection for information on Provisional Waivers, Unlawful Presence & Criminal Waivers, and Appeals to the USCIS & BIA.
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.