Immigration Assist Offered to Those Impacted by Hurricanes

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Immigration News| Updated: October 07, 2017

Immigration Assist Offered to Those Impacted by Hurricanes

We provide immigration services that might assist individuals impacted by unanticipated scenarios, consisting of disasters such as hurricanes.

The following steps might be offered on a case-by-case basis upon demand:

  • Changing a non-immigrant status or extending a non-immigrant stay for a private presently in the United States. If the hold-up was due to remarkable situations beyond your control,failure to use for the extension or modification prior to expiration of your authorized duration of admission might be excused;
  • Re-parole of people formerly given parole by USCIS;
  • Expedited processing of advance parole demands;
  • Expedited adjudication of ask for off-campus employment permission for F-1 trainees experiencing serious financial hardship;
  • Expedited adjudication of employment permission applications, where proper;
  • Factor to consider of cost waivers due to a failure to pay;
  • Help for those who got an Ask for Proof or a Notification of Intent to Reject however were not able to send proof or otherwise react in a prompt way;
  • If you were not able to appear for a set up interview with USCIS, support;
  • Expedited replacement of lost or harmed immigration or travel files provided by USCIS, such as an Irreversible Homeowner Card (Permit); and
  • Rescheduling a biometrics consultation.
  • Keep in mind: When making a demand, please describe how the effect of a hurricane produced a requirement for the asked for relief.

To discover the best ways to ask for these procedures, call the National Customer care Center at 800-375-5283. For consumers who are deaf, difficult of hearing, deaf/blind or have speech specials needs which need lodging: TTY/ ASCII: 800-877-8339, voice: 866-377-8642, video relay service (VRS): 877-709-5798.

If a workplace is open and to find out about rescheduling consultations, visit our Workplace Closings page to identify. In specific, if your InfoPass visit was impacted by a hurricane, you can reschedule your consultation online or by calling the National Customer Service.

All Type I-9, Employment Eligibility Confirmation, requirements stay in location. Those impacted by cyclones must examine Kind I-9 appropriate files and invoices to learn more on the best ways to finish the kind if a staff member’s files are lost, taken, or harmed. See I-9 Central to find out more.

Visit our Unique Scenarios page or call the National Customer Service Center to find out more about how we offer help to people impacted by unanticipated scenarios.

Discover more about the federal government reaction to current hurricanes:

Hurricane Harvey: FEMA and DHS|Total federal government action
Hurricane Irma: FEMA and DHS|General federal government reaction
Hurricane Maria: FEMA and DHS|General federal government reaction

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