On February 2013, I filed an I-601 Waiver for my father's U.S. residency. It has been 5 months and my family has not received any information whether his I-601 waiver has been approved (or rejected). I was told the process takes 4-6 months, should I wait another month? What are the next steps I need to take?
Several options: call USCiS service center to make an inquiry or make an InfoPass appointment. But it does not seem to me that your case is outside the normal processing time.
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If you are pursuing an I-601A provisional waiver, then give it more time. If you are pursuing an I-601 waiver then the answer depends on the country in which your father resides. Based on what you wrote, hardship to you does not directly qualify for a hardship waiver for your father. There must be hardship to the foreigner's spouse or parent. You are the son. Generally, it should help to consult privately with a licensed U.S. immigration attorney on any case involving hardship waivers.
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Your case appears to be in the normal processing times. You an make an infopass appointment after 6 months. It is best to consult an attorney.
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