Posts Tagged: I601 extreme hardship waiver

Update: Provisional I-601A Extreme Hardship Waiver

Many are still waiting for further news on the Provisional I-601A Extreme Hardship Waiver. To date, the I-601A waiver is not yet in place, but USCIS still anticipates the proposed regulation to be complete by the end of the year. Background: I-601A Provisional Waiver On March 30, 2012, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requested public comments on… Read more »

USCIS Now Allows Filing of I-601 Waivers in the US

On June 4, 2012, USCIS officially began to accept I-601 applications for applicants who previously had to file the I-601 abroad. The I-601 can now be submitted to a “lockbox” and the addresses are all posted on the USCIS website. An I-601 application refers to the waiver process required for those who have triggered an… Read more »

USCIS Updates on New Provisional Waivers and Centralization for I601s

Here are some updates based on Pilar Peralta Mihalko, Branch Chief International Operations Division, International, who spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Texas Chapter Conference in Albuquerque New Mexico on April 13, 2012: Centralization of all I-601s Underway USCIS is in the process of centralizing ALL I-601 extreme hardship waivers that are filed by… Read more »