Provisional waivers are a way to alleviate families having to be separated for a long period of time, leaving the United States without knowing whether or not they can come back.
The provisional waiver allows you to go through the process inside the United States and get a decision on the waiver before you leave.
If the provisional waiver is denied, then you stay in the United States. You don’t leave and you are no worse off than you were when you first consulted with an immigration lawyer or when you first made the application.
When United States immigration authorities provide permission to foreign nationals holding a nonimmigrant visa in the U.S. to change status to another nonimmigrant category while in the U.S. that constitutes a Change of Status. After temporarily entering the United States for a specific purpose such as business, study, temporary employment… Read More
In general, a noncitizen who wishes to temporarily enter the United States must first obtain a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay, such as a visitor visa. This type of visa allows said noncitizen to enter on a short-term basis for business, tourism or a combination of both. But not… Read More
If immigration authorities have denied you a visa or other immigration benefit, you may be able to resolve the problem by applying for an I-601 waiver. Otherwise known as an Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, Form I-601 allows certain immigration applicants to apply for a visa, an adjustment… Read More