May 18, 2023. Exciting changes are underway as the state government gears up to streamline the process of granting advance travel authorization to immigrants seeking parole. In line with this, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced revisions to the application processes for individuals from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, with the new procedures taking effect on May 17, 2023.
To ensure a fair and efficient review process, the USCIS has introduced some important guidelines for applicants. With an overwhelming number of supporters having already submitted their Form I-134A, an application to become a supporter and provide a declaration of financial support, it is crucial to avoid duplications. In light of this, potential supporters are advised not to submit a duplicate Form I-134A for the same beneficiary. If a previously submitted form is still pending between the potential supporter and the beneficiary, a duplicate form will not be accepted by the USCIS.
In the event that a Form I-134A has not been confirmed, supporters may choose to file a new form and provide additional information as evidence if they believe they meet the requirements to become a supporter under the revised procedure. This allows for the possibility of rectifying any deficiencies or providing supplementary details to strengthen their application.
It is worth noting that the USCIS has set a limit of over 30,000 monthly travel authorizations available for this review process. This emphasizes the significance of adhering to the guidelines and avoiding unnecessary duplicate submissions. By following these revised processes, both applicants and potential supporters can contribute to a smoother and more efficient immigration journey.
The USCIS is dedicated to ensuring a fair and transparent system, and these updates represent a step forward in achieving that goal. As immigrants from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela embark on their path towards parole, these revisions aim to streamline the processes and provide a clearer framework for both applicants and their supporters.
The first step in the process of applying for the benefit with USCIS is to create an online account. This account will allow you to access your case information, file forms, and pay fees online. To create an account, visit the USCIS website and click on the “Create an Account” link. You will need to provide your name, email address, and date of birth. You will also need to create a password and answer a security question. We have a page to help, click here!
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