i live in florida i recived a immigration paper it was my i601a notice of approval the letter said notice of approval n us. citizenship and immigration services (USCIS has aprroved your aplication for provisional unlawful presence waiver for i601a my question is can i get my license for one year with this latter in florida ... it said clear said is aproved i recently went to the driver license and one of the worker told me it doesnt show the is aproved he said he check my case i dont know how but he said is not aproved in the system i dont know last time i was there they told me with the paper i601a the said is approved i will get my lincense now i went there and this guys tells me no i cant give it to you because i check and is not aproved (i think he jst didnt wanted to give it to me he was all mad and saying the f* word because something wasnt working but my paper said is aproved i need some explanation why i seen ppl getting it with just the i601a the said is approved help here please
First, congratulations on getting your provisional unlawful presence waiver application approved by the USCIS. Once, you get an I601A application approved, you are eligible to get a Florida Driver's License. I know that because I recently got two such applications approved for clients (one in Homestead) and one in Naples, and both of them had no issues obtaining a Florida Driver's license. Now, you need to file paperwork with the National Visa Center to move your case forward. Good luck!
Martin Schwartz, Immigration Attorney in Tampa, Florida
I have had a couple of clients with this issue. The I601A is approved but they are not able to get their driver's license because the system that the FL Department of Motor Vehicles uses to verify that the waiver has been approved has not yet been updated by USCIS.
You will need to call the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles Document Validation Unit at 850-617-2402. They will be able to assist you. Best of luck to you.
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