What percentage of I-601A waivers are approved?

What percentage of I-601A waivers are approved?

According to recent statistics from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the approval rate for I-601 Applications for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility is 79.6%, with denials standing at an average of 20.4%.

What happens when you get approved for a I-601A?

If approved, your application will be sent to the National Visa Center. The NVC will send you a letter requesting you to pay the applicable fees. These fees include the processing fee of $630, and a biometric processing fee of $85 (you are exempt from the biometric processing fee of you are at least 79 years old).

How much is the I 601 fee?

$930. You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check. When filing at a USCIS lockbox facility, you may also pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

What documents do I need for 601A?

Checklist: What to Include in an I-601A Provisional Waiver Application

  • USCIS Form I-601A.
  • Receipt of payment for the immigrant visa processing fee.
  • Application fee.
  • Biometrics fee.
  • Proof that USCIS approved your family-based I-130 petition.

What does 601A waiver mean?

The I-601A provisional waiver allows certain immigrant visa applicants with relatives who are U.S. citizens or lawful residents to apply for a provisional waiver of the unlawful presence grounds of inadmissibility pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act Section 212(a)(9)(B).

What is the difference between 601 and 601A?

The biggest difference between the two forms is the reason for inadmissibility. Form I-601A is specifically designed for the ban while Form I-601 is for most other grounds of inadmissibility, including health reasons, criminal history or intent, poverty, lack of labor certification, and more.

Can you file I-601A before interview?

You cannot file Form I-601 until after you attend your immigrant visa interview and after DOS determines that you are subject to other grounds of inadmissibility.