Advance Parole – Denials due to International Travel

USCIS has recently been denying Form I-131 advance parole applications for abandonment in instances where the applicant has traveled abroad during the pendency of the application. The pending Form I-131 application is being denied even if the applicant has a separate valid advance parole document or a valid H, K, L, or V visa to return to the United States. In the past, USCIS has approved advance parole renewal applications for individuals who travel abroad during the pendency of the application with a valid Advance Parole Document or a valid H, K, L, or V visa.

Going forward, if possible, do not travel internationally while your advance parole application is in process to avoid a denial.

By | 2017-08-22T20:03:04+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Misc. Immigration News|0 Comments