How long does a 212 waiver take?

How long does a 212 waiver take?

Please allow at least 150 days from the date of submission of your Form I-212 before making an inquiry about the status of your application. A full review of your circumstances can take up to six months or longer. You may ask for an update by emailing [email protected].

What does Approved I-212 mean?

Permission to Reapply
I-212 Waiver: Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal. Form I-212 is a waiver request that allows such aliens to seek consent from the United States government to apply for lawful re-admission to the United States after having been deported or removed.

What is the next step after my i-212 is approved?

If the I-212 waiver application is approved, the foreign national can reschedule an interview with the U.S. consulate/embassy abroad and obtain a visa. In approximately ONE (1) to THREE (3) months after arriving to the U.S., the foreign national will receive his/her Permanent Resident Card (“Green Card”).

How long after being deported can you return?

Once you have been deported, the United States government will bar you from returning for five, ten, or 20 years, or even permanently. Generally speaking, most deportees carry a 10-year ban.

What is the difference between i 601 and i-212?

The I-212 and I-601 waiver applications are both required in many circumstances. Where the I-212 requests permission to apply to return to the U.S., the I-601 is actually the application to return. However, the I-212 and I-601 may often be confused with the I-601a, which is a provisional unlawful presence waiver.

Does VAWA waive permanent bar?

A waiver of the permanent bar is available for VAWA self-petitioners if they can show a connection between the abuse and the event that triggered the permanent bar, i.e., their deportation, departure, reentry, or attempted reentry.