Tag Archives: lawful permanent resident

Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

What is the process to apply for an unlawful presence waiver to obtain U.S. permanent resident status?

A new process is expected to shorten the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives while those family members are obtaining immigrant visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States. Beginning March 4,...

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How Do I Pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee?

An individual who is immigrating to the United States and will be admitted as a lawful permanent resident must pay the $165 USCIS Immigrant Fee. This fee must be paid online through the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS). It is strongly encouraged that this fee be paid...

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VAWA Cancellation of Removal in Immigration Court

If you are in removal proceeding and you were a victim of domestic abuse, you may be eligible to apply for relief from removal with the immigration court in the form of a VAWA cancellation of removal application. VAWA Cancellation of Removal provides another deportation defense to victims of domestic violence who find...

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Evidence to Prove VAWA Eligibility

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) application is a major lifeline for abused immigrants. The following will help you obtain your VAWA green card.  In general, the more sound and substantiated evidence you can produce, the stronger your case will be.


Evidence that the Marriage was Entered into in Good Faith (if applying as...

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