What are Provisional Exemptions?
Provisional waivers allow you to waive the period of unlawful presence that you accumulated in the United States.
It allows you to stay in the United States during the processing of your waiver application.
What is an I-601A Provisional Waiver?
On January 3, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security published a regulation that allows immediate family members of U.S. citizens who entered the U.S. without inspection, or who are otherwise ineligible to adjust their status in the U.S. Due to unlawful presence, apply for “Form I -601A Provisional Waivers” in the United States.
Once their waivers are approved by USCIS, they will be eligible to attend their immigrant visa appointments (green cards) in their home countries.
What is the Purpose of the Waiver Program?
The goal of this new program, which went into effect on March 4, 2013, is to prevent spouses and sons and daughters of US citizens from being separated from their families for months or even years while their exemptions are pending.
Now these family members will get their exemptions before they leave the United States, they will be interviewed abroad, and then they will return to their families in the United States. In a few days or weeks. Our law firm specializes in getting waivers approved in a timely and efficient manner.