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DHS Publishes New Provisional Waiver to Help Some Families Stay Together

DHS Publishes New Provisional Waiver to Help Some Families Stay Together

Some families facing long separations from their loved ones because of U.S. immigration laws will have an easier time of it in 2013. Thanks to a new regulation from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), immediate relatives of U.S. citizens will be able to complete part of the processing of their immigration cases without leaving […]

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Standardizing Guidelines Would Improve USCIS’s Proposed Family Unity Waiver Rule

Standardizing Guidelines Would Improve USCIS’s Proposed Family Unity Waiver Rule

Earlier this year, USCIS proposed a new waiver rule that would allow some unauthorized immigrants (mostly direct family members of U.S. citizens) who are applying for a green card to apply for a waiver to the 3 and 10 year bar from within the United States,  minimizing the amount of time they would have to […]

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Comments Due on Proposed Rule that Will Help Keep American Families Together

Comments Due on Proposed Rule that Will Help Keep American Families Together

The administration recently published a proposed rule that will help keep American families together. The “Proposed Rule on Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives” is an effort to streamline the application process for many relatives of U.S. citizens currently eligible for a green card by minimizing the amount of time that […]

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