Provisional Waiver

The provisional waiver is a way in which to ask for “forgiveness” from the government if you are inadmissible.  Inadmissibility can be caused by many things, such as criminal history or derogatory immigration history. The most common inadmissibility grounds...

Expansion of Provisional Waiver

On July 29, 2016, USCIS announced the expansion of the provisional waiver. This is great news for those that have green card holding spouses or parents, but were not previously eligible to apply (because it was limited to U.S. citizen qualifying relatives). To better...

I-130 with Provisional Waivers

Before applying for a green card or adjustment of status, it is important to learn about Form I-130 and recent changes to the law. There are opportunities for family members to live and work in the United States even if they entered the states illegally. There are...

Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

As of March, 2013 the U.S. government has rolled out a new waiver process that is intended to reduce the time that immigrants must spend away from their immediate family members while they are working toward immigration visas. For more informaiton on provisional...