How do I get a advance parole card?

How do I get a advance parole card?

To obtain Advance Parole, the applicant should file Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, and receive approval before traveling. Form I-131 must be approved and the travel document issued before the applicant leaves the United States.

Is it safe to travel on Advance Parole?

Advance parole acts like a US visa, and specifically allows the traveler to re-enter the United States upon their return. An advance parole document is perfectly safe when used appropriately, but there are a number of conditions that apply for it to be truly appropriate.

Where do I go to apply for Advance parole?

An I-131 application for Advance Parole is filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) pursuant to the instructions found on their Website. Aliens in the United States should, prior to departure, obtain Advance Parole in order to re-enter the United States after travel abroad if they have:

What does advance parole mean in immigration law?

In the context of immigration law, “advance parole” is just a technical way of saying “permission ahead of time to re-enter the United States.”)

How long can you stay outside the US on an advance parole card?

You can only remain outside the United States, however, as long as you re-enter the U.S. before the expiration date printed on your travel document. The travel document is valid for one year after it’s issued, typically within 150 days (in some cases longer) after submitting your application materials to USCIS.

What does I-512 ADVANCE PAROLE card look like?

Applicants that applied for employment authorization concurrently will receive an Employment Authorization Card with “Serves as I-512 Advanced Parole” printed on the front. Upon receiving the document from USCIS, review it to confirm all of the information is correct.

How soon can I receive advance parole?

In most cases, it takes about 120 days to get an advance parole document. This could be a problem if you’re traveling for an extremely urgent situation. Generally, USCIS doesn’t grant expedited requests for advance parole documents. However, in a dire emergency, USCIS is willing to consider an emergency request for advance parole.

How do you travel with advance parole?

Advance parole allows you to travel back to the United States without applying for a visa. A transportation company (airlines) can accept an advance parole document instead of a visa as proof that you are authorized to travel to the United States.

What does advance parole mean?

Advance Parole. Advance parole is a particular type of travel authorization that permits the holder to go abroad and return without the need for a visa.

Can I travel with advance parole?

Yes, you can travel with your advance parole document, and it will be “safe” upon your return at the airport or POE, simply have on you the court certified final “case disposition” document of your case.