Comments on Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives
On January 9, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced its intention to change its current process for filing and adjudicating certain applications for waivers of inadmissibility filed in connection with an immediate relative immigrant petition. On April 2, 2012, the agency issued proposed regulations to allow certain applicants to apply for and receive a provisional unlawful presence waiver prior to departing the U.S. for the Immigrant Visa (IV) interview. Click here to see CLINIC’s comments on the proposal.