USCIS announces changes to family reunification parole

MIAMI.- The parole of family reunificationwhich promotes the government of USA in the interest of moving towards legal and safe migration, it was updated this Wednesday May 22ndaccording to information provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCISfor its acronym in English).

The updates are aimed at those people who wish to reunite with their family members through the reunification visas requested through the Form I-130at the request of a foreign relative.

The new adjustment offers citizens who want to opt for this mechanism the procedures they must follow when there is no clarity regarding the beneficiary's adjustment of statusan error has been made and requires a correction.

The federal agency will send an approval notice to the applicant with the corresponding information on the beneficiary's consultation process or adjustment of status, which must be thoroughly reviewed so that USCIS is notified immediately in case you require any correction or update.

“If the petitioner does not provide accurate information about the petition, it may cause delays in immigrant visa processing or adjustment of status process,” explains the entity.

USCIS Discretion

In its statement, USCIS indicates that the applicant must indicate the current address of the beneficiary of the family reunification process and indicate whether they wish to consult or adjust status.

“Providing this information allows USCIS to appropriately direct the petition to the Department of State or withhold an approved petition,†he adds. “Providing this information allows USCIS to appropriately direct the petition to the Department of State or withhold an approved petition,†he adds.

Likewise, in the event that the petitioner does not clearly indicate the beneficiary's intention, it will be at the discretion of USCIS to decide whether to send the processed petition to the National Visa Center (NVC) or withhold processing based on based on evidence of the beneficiary's most recent location, including the beneficiary's address.

He also points out that when his offices withholds an approved petition for inaccurate informationthe applicant must file a Form I-824 or Request for Action on an Approved Application or Petition, with the appropriate fee, to transfer the petition to the NVC.

“In cases where the petitioner has not reported whether the beneficiary will adjust his or her status or consular processing, USCIS must determine, based on the beneficiary location and eligibility for adjustment of statusif the request must be sent to the NVC, in accordance with the regulations,†he points out.

Who can benefit?

According to USCIS, those people with status as an American citizen, legal resident or national from the United States.

To do this, the applicant must demonstrate the qualified relationship they have with an eligible family member who wishes to migrate or remain permanently in the country and apply for a Permanent Resident Card, also known as a Green Card or Green Card.