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Veronica Tunitsky

Veronica Tunitsky’s Legal Guides

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  • Members of the U.S. Armed Forces with Undocumented Spouses - Parole in Place May be the Answer!

    Are you a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and have a family member who is undocumented or entered the US illegally? Parole in Place may be your long awaited answer. Read this guide for more information, but please consider speaking with an attorney before you move forward.

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  • National Benefits Center Finally Addresses “Reason to Believe” Denials of I-601A Provisional Waivers

    On March, 4, 2013, USCIS unveiled the Provisional Waiver Program allowing certain qualified applicants to apply for the I-601A Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility. One of the program requirements is that only those whose sole ground of inadmissibility is unlawful presence are el...

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  • I-601A (Provisional Waiver Program) vs. I-601 Waiver: What's the Big Difference Anyway?

    On January 3, 2013, USCIS published the Provisional Waiver Rule in the Federal Register allowing immediate relatives of US citizens who are currently in the United States to apply for the extreme hardship waiver in the US BEFORE departing to attend their visa appointment.The new ...

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  • Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility in Effect on March 4, 2013

    On January 2, 2013, the Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano announced that the Final Rule on Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers will be published in the Federal Register on January 3, 2013. The Final Rule (an advanced copy is available on

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  • Provisional Waiver Rule to be Pubished in the Federal Register on January 3, 2013

    Dear Readers, I'm delighted to report that the Provisional Waiver Rule has been made available for early review and is slated to be published in the Federal Register on January 3, 2012. The rule will be effective once it's published in the Federal Register. I'm currently in the...

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  • The Provisional Waiver Program is Almost Here!

    On December 21, 2012, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs approved the Provisional Waiver Rules. The next and final step before the program goes live is the publishing of the rules in the Federal Register, which we anticipate to happen imminently. While the Provision...

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  • Understanding the I-601 Waiver Procedures for the Conflicted, Confused, and Frustrated!

    What an exciting year 2012 has been for the I-601 Immigrant Waiver program, and it's not over yet! Exciting, but confusing. Announcements, changes, anticipation, proposals, foreign-filed, Lockboxes ... it's been maddening! Every day I work with people who are confused about w...

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