On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, DHS will publish three notices in the Federal Register waiving a plethora of laws "in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border near Tecate and...
April 24, 2019
DHS on waiving laws to build border barriers, roads:
"USCIS is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would expand eligibility for provisional waivers of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence. The proposed rule would expand eligibility to all foreign nationals who are statutorily...
"USCIS is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on the health-related grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(1) and corresponding waivers under INA 212(g). ... USCIS currently provides guidance on medical grounds of inadmissibility in...
USCIS Policy Alert, Aug. 23, 2017 -
SUBJECT: Waiver Policies and Procedures
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the general policies...
"Please join the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman for a teleconference on I-601A provisional waivers. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued field guidance affecting some I-601A applications...
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) intends to change its current process for filing and adjudication of certain applications for waivers of inadmissibility filed in connection with an immediate relative immigrant visa application...
"On January 9, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced its intention to change its current process for filing and adjudication of certain applications for waivers of inadmissibility filed in connection with an immediate...
Transcript : Press Conference: USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers on Unlawful Presence, Jan. 6, 2012; Last updated:01/17/2012 .
"USCIS officers should review all evidence in the record, including any evidence submitted by the applicant or the attorney of record. If, based on all evidence in the record, it appears that the applicant’s criminal offense: (1) falls within...
"Beginning June 4, 2012, individuals abroad who have applied for
certain visas and have been found ineligible by a U.S. Consular Officer,
will be able to mail requests to waive certain grounds of
inadmissibility directly to a U.S. Citizenship...
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to expand eligibility for provisional waivers of certain grounds of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence to all aliens who are statutorily eligible for a waiver of such grounds...
"USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers
On Jan. 6, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a notice of intent in
the Federal Register outlining its plan to reduce the time that...
"A proposal was put forth last Friday by the USCIS which would allow thousands of spouses of U.S. citizens to come out of the shadows and apply for green cards. This is as it should be since the stated purpose of our immigration
laws is to promote...
"On June 10, 2010, the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman
recommended enhancements to the administration of Form I-601,
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility. While specifically
focused on the USCIS Ciudad Juarez...