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New provisional waiver 2013 COMES INTO EFFECT ON MARCH 4

New provisional waiver 2013, COMES INTO EFFECT ON MARCH 4, 2013. Family based visa applicants who’s immediate relatives spouses, children and parents of United States Citizens can begin applying for provisional unlawful presence waivers before leaving the United States for their visa interview at a United States Embassy or consulate It is hoped that this…
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Who Qualifies for Family Based Visas PART 2

The difference between "immediate" or "preference" relatives is that immediate relatives may obtain permanent residency at any time while preference relatives must wait until their "priority" date is available which varies depending on country of origin and other factors. Immediate relatives are spouses of US citizens, children (under 21) of US citizens, and parents of…
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Who Qualifies for Family Based Visas?

Family based immigration visas are reserved for relatives of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. The two qualifications to obtain a family based visa are 1) to not be inadmissible, and 2) to prove the immigrant has a family relationship with a US citizen or permanent resident. Depending on whether the sponsor is a citizen…
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