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Matthew Aaron Katz

Chicago Immigration Attorney.

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  1. I received a letter stating my husband's I-601 waiver was approved. Does he need to make an appt.? What do I do next?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Matthew Aaron Katz
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    Normally, after you receive a letter stating that an I-601 waiver has been approved, Ciudad Juarez will mail a DHL packet to him wherever he has designated with the documents that he needs to cross the border lawfully. His permanent resident card will be sent to him within a few weeks. However, if his waiver was pending over a year, he will need to have a re-interview at Ciudad Juarez in relation to his immigrant visa application at which point he will have to submit an updated DS 230 part I,...

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  2. To expedite an I-601 waiver process what do they accept as extreme medical condition or medical emergency?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Matthew Aaron Katz
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    Ciudad Juarez notes the following criterias in determining whether to expedite the processing of the I-601 waiver: 1. The applicant has urgent, critical medical needs that cannot be addressed in the applicant’s country; 2. An applicant’s family member in the U.S. has a life-threatening medical condition and has immediate needs related to that condition for the applicant to assist the family member in the U.S.; 3. Urgent circumstances related to the...

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