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Posts related to I-601 and I-601A waivers of inadmissibility.

DOMA Repeal Changes Immigration Rules for Gay Marriages

DOMA Repeal Changes Immigration Rules for Gay Marriages

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is going to change immigration policy for same-sex couples in a big way. One of the main features of DOMA, which became a federal law in 1996 under the Clinton administration, is that it denied same sex spouses […]

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How to Avoid Deportation from the U.S.

How to Avoid Deportation from the U.S.

The threat of deportation, or removal as it’s now known, can be a stressful experience for immigrants living in the Boston area. You’ve worked hard to build a better life here, and all of a sudden you have to give up your job, move, and leave behind your family and friends. Fortunately, the Law Offices […]

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¡La Exención Provisional es una Realidad!

¡La Exención Provisional es una Realidad!

El Secretario de Seguridad Nacional dio a conocer un comunicado de prensa el 02 de enero 2013, que indica que la Exención Provisional para la Permanencia Ilegal ha sido finalmente publicada y entrará en vigencia a partir 04 de marzo 2013.  Actualización: ¡La Exención Provisional para la Permanencia Ilegal está ahora en efecto! Para aquellos […]

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Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver is a reality!

Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver is a reality!

The Secretary of Homeland Security released a press release on January 2, 2013 stating that the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver has finally been issued and will go into effect beginning March 4, 2013.  Update: The provisional unlawful presence waiver is now in effect! For those of you who don’t know what this is: when a […]

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New Waiver Proposal May Mean Families Get To Stay Together!

New Waiver Proposal May Mean Families Get To Stay Together!

On December 21st, 2011, I wrote about getting green cards for a spouse that entered illegally across the border.  In that post (Consular Processing – Getting a green card for your border jumping spouse), I noted that if you were not admitted into the United States at a port of entry, such as an airport […]

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