Department of Homeland Security Announces Changes in Waivers for Unlawful Presence Journal of the Lakeland Bar Association, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 10, 2012 Posted : 21 Feb 2012 Jean Pierre Espinoza Espinoza Law Offices P.A.


On January 6, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the issuance of new regulation regarding how unlawful presence waivers will be processed for certain immediate relatives who are applying for immigrant visas. The new procedure will allow these individuals to file for a provisional unlawful presence waiver in the U.S.