Late Breaking Seminar: Finally! The I-601A Provisional Waiver
February 20, 2013
Late Breaking Seminar Finally! The I-601A Provisional WaiverOn January 3, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule on provisional unlawful presence waivers. I-601A applications may be submitted to USCIS beginning March 4, 2013. This rule allows certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are physically present in the United States to file provisional unlawful presence waivers prior to traveling abroad for consular processing of their immigrant visa applications. This late breaking seminar will discuss the application process as well as nuances involved with dealing with the National Visa Center and USCIS simultaneously, who is eligible to file, what happens after approval or denial of the application, and possible changes to the policy in the future.
- Who is Eligible for the “Stateside” Waiver?
- Waiver Applications for Applicants in Removal Proceedings
- The Application Process
- Extreme Hardship Showing for the I-601A
- Stateside Processing if a Consular Interview Was Scheduled Prior to January 3, 2013
- Issues Following the Decision: Approval, Denial, and Consular Finding of Additional Grounds of Inadmissibility
FacultyT. Douglas Stump (dl), AILA President-Elect, Oklahoma City, OK
T. Douglas Stump is AILA president-elect and founder of Stump & Associates with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. He has 30 years of experience focusing on employment-based immigration law, complex deportation, federal court litigation, and family immigration matters. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Oklahoma's Top 50 Super Lawyers, The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Law, and Martindale-Hubble Preeminent Lawyers. He has served as an editor for various AILA publications.
Jason Mills, Fort Worth, TX
Jason Mills is the owner of The Law Office of Jason Mills. In 2006, he became the first board certified specialist in immigration and nationality law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Jason has served as AILA's Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico chapters' vendor coordinator for several years. He is also a member of the AILA Board of Publications. Mr. Mills graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law and was also a recent adjunct professor.
Kathryn R. Weber, Chicago, IL
Kathryn R. Weber is an attorney at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. and practices in the areas of removal defense, asylum, family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, waivers, naturalization, VAWA/U visas, and immigration litigation and appeals. She received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. Kathryn currently serves as second vice chair on the executive board of the AILA Chicago Chapter, and is a member of the AILA International Operations Liaison Committee.
Registration & Pricing
- AILA Members: $129
- Non-AILA Members: $199
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The "Late Breaking Seminar: Finally! The I-601A Provisional Waiver" audio seminar takes place Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the times noted below:
- 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
- 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
- 12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
- 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time
The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 2/19/13.