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  • FAQ on Advance Parole

    Q: What is Advance Parole? A: Advance Parole is a document for certain foreign nationals who do not have a valid immigrant or non-immigrant visa to re-enter the United States after traveling abroad. If you fall in this category, you must be approved for Advance Parole PRIOR to leaving the U.S. In the case that […]
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  • USCIS Detaches Adjudication of EADs and Advance Paroles to Expedite EAD Issuance

    According to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), it has received numerous reports from clients and members saying that they are receiving approved employment authorization documents (EADs) from USCIS, but they do not include advance parole (AP) travel authorization, even though the applicant requested both benefits. Previously, when an applicant requested both an EAD and […]
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  • Is Your Application for the Advance Parole Travel Document in Jeopardy? USCIS Issues New Guidance

    If you are a foreign national present in the U.S. and wish to travel outside of the U.S., you may come across a situation when you need to complete an Application for an Advance Parole Travel Document. Anyone who is applying for or who has already applied for this document should take note of a […]
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  • Emergency Advance Parole: What You Need to Know

    Travel outside of the United States may have severe consequences if you are in the process of adjusting your status. In case of an emergency, you should know what documents you need to reenter the country BEFORE you leave the United States. It is important to understand ahead of time whether or not your departure […]
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  • Advance Parole for DACA/DAPA Does Not Forge Path to Citizenship

    “Advance parole” is permission granted to certain classes of aliens to reenter the U.S. after traveling abroad. Recently, several Congressional members have claimed that DHS has created a new method to citizenship through granting advance parole to recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent […]
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  • Traveling Abroad Before Your Advance Parole Document is Issued May Cause Serious Problems

    If you have a pending Adjustment of Status (Form I-485), your lawyer has likely cautioned you (repeatedly) that traveling abroad before your Advance Parole document is issued may result in the denial of your I-485. These cautions should be taken seriously and any traveling during Adjustment of Status should be carefully considered prior to leaving the […]
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