Immigration Law

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AAO Hardship Remand
Posted on 18 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hats off to Alan Lee for this May 6, 2021 AAO remand regarding hardship for an I-212 waiver. Kudos! Read More

Tags: AAO , hardship , i-212

AAO I-212 Victory in Michigan
Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sarah E. Murphy writes: " The AAO reversed the decision of the USCIS Detroit field office director, which denied the application for permission to reapply for admission after removal [Form I-212], and concluded that the applicant had established... Read More

Tags: waiver , AAO , i-212

USCIS Policy Memo: Exceptions for Permitting the Filing of Form I-601 and Any Associated Form I-212 at International USCIS Offices
Posted on 5 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 30, 2012 : "This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance and procedures regarding the circumstances when it is permissible for international USCIS managers to allow the filing of a Form I-601 and any associated Form I-212." Read More

USCIS Interim Memo for Comment: Filing I-601, I-212 Abroad
Posted on 31 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Exceptions for Permitting the Filing of Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, and Any Associated Form I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal, at... Read More

Duran-Gonzalez Settlement
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 21, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted preliminary approval of a Settlement Agreement in the case of Aurelio Duran-Gonzalez v. Department of Homeland Security (Duran-Gonzalez) Under the terms... Read More