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It really depends on the type of waiver. If we focus on a spouse petition, a US citizen spouse, and the spouse has filed a 601A provisional waiver, then that spouse generally is returned within one week.
There’s a separate type of a waiver. For example, there’s nothing to deal with the out-of-status time and some more of a criminal or other immigration violation. Those individuals can stay out of the country for six months to a year. It depends on the country.
When someone resides in the United States illegally, they are always at risk for deportation. However, if you are a nonimmigrant who left the country for a valid reason, i.e. to care for a sick family member in your native country, and were barred from the United States upon your… Read More
Over the last week, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new proposal having to do with work permits for those who have been issued final orders for removal. If you are someone who has recently been issued a final order for removal and you currently have a work permit… Read More
When a nonimmigrant wishes to become a United States citizen, they will have to take an exam regarding their understanding of the English language and U.S. history and civics. Passing this exam is a critical part of obtaining citizenship, which is why if you are someone who is looking to… Read More
Fiancé visas, formally called K-1 visas, allow future spouses of United States citizens to become United States citizens themselves. That being said, receiving such a visa is sometimes challenging, and the requirements demand far more than simply marrying someone; your specific situation will have to qualify. Our Wisconsin immigration attorneys… Read More