The Centers for Disease Control in April clarified that noncitizen children under 18 who are non-immigrants traveling from foreign countries…
Form I-601 is used for those outside the U.S, who are appealing their inadmissibility status or applying for an adjustment of status. While form I-601A is used to protect those inside the U.S. without proper documentation, who desire to leave to properly apply for a green card. Both processes are used when experiencing roadblocks in your pathway to immigration.
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Form I-601 is for visa applicants facing challenges to their admission to the United States because they have been found inadmissible. Some of the potentially waivable inadmissibility reasons are:
If you are living in the United States without permanent residency (a green card), but wish to apply for a green card, you should consider the form I-601A. This form requests the U.S. government to waive the time-bar requirement due to your previous violation of U.S. immigration laws. Restated, you are using Form I-601A to find out from USCIS, whether you will be able to remove the standard ban on returning to the United States, if you leave to apply for a green card.
If you are living in the United States and have an immediate relative or immigration sponsor who is a green card holder or U.S. citizen, you may be able to apply to waive the lengthy ban you would ordinarily face for unlawful presence in the U.S. Normally, this ban on readmission could range from three to ten years, so the I-601A waiver is an important tool for those who seek to reside in the United States with their families.
Effective May 4, 2022, USCIS will increase the automatic extension period on EAD’s for certain applicants to 540 days from…