Where do I mail my 601A?
Chicago Lockbox facility
Mail your Form I-601A to the Chicago Lockbox facility.
What evidence must I submit with Form I-601A?
You must submit the DOS immigrant visa processing fee receipt or other evidence of fee payment for the NVC case associated with the approved immigrant visa petition.
What to do after I-601A is approved?
Wait four to six months for your I-601A application to be approved. Complete Form DS-260 and submit it to Immigrant Visas.state.gov. The NVC will schedule you for an immigrant interview after the USCIS approves your I-601A petition. Schedule a medical exam overseas and make plans for your departure from the US.
Can my immigrant visa still be denied if I have the i601a approval?
Even after the I-601A waiver is granted, the U.S. embassy or consulate could deny your immigrant visa because of a reason different than your unlawful presence in the U.S. Usually if there is a denial, it’s due to something else that you did in violation of the immigration laws.
How do I expedite I-601A?
To ask for an expedite, you can either submit a cover letter with your waiver application requesting the expedite, or send it later, via the USCIS Contact Center at 1-800-375-5283. With your expedite request, you will need to provide documentary proof of any facts that you are claiming.
What is the i601a waiver?
What the I-601A Waiver Does. The I-601A allows you to apply for and receive a waiver after receiving USCIS approval but before you leave the US. In this way you can apply for an immigrant visa at a US embassy or consulate overseas, without fear that you will be subjected to a re-entry bar when you try to return.
Can you file I-601 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.
Where should I file I 485?
You may file Form I-485 and Form I-140 together at the USCIS Dallas Lockbox.
Where to file i601a?
You are in the United States
Do I need to file I-601A?
Anyone who has stayed in the U.S. without authorization (illegally) for more than 6 months will likely be required to file I-601 waiver before their green card application can be processed and approved. The I-601 waiver is intended for those of you who are already outside the U.S. and need your overstay to be forgiven.
Where to file I 601?
Applicants must submit the form while staying in the United States.
When should I file for an I-601A waiver?
The I-601A allows you to apply for and receive a waiver after receiving USCIS approval but before you leave the US. In this way you can apply for an immigrant visa at a US embassy or consulate overseas, without fear that you will be subjected to a re-entry bar when you try to return.