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USCIS to terminate Haitian Family Reunification Parole program and Filipino World War II Veterans Parole program

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 2, 2019

    USCIS announces its intention to terminate the Haitian Family Reunification Parole program and the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole program. Under both programs, individuals with approved family-based immigrant petitions have been authorized to enter and work in the United States while waiting for their green card to become available. USCIS is reviewing other categorical parole programs, but will not terminate any program until it completes required administrative changes to Form I-131, Application for Travel Document. [ID #96]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 2, 2019
  3. Subsequent Action

    December 28, 2020

    USCIS requests public comments on revisions to Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, to remove sections relating to the Haitian Family Reunification Parole and the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole programs. These changes will terminate the programs when form instruction changes are finalized.

    Federal Register Notice: Removal of Instructions Regarding the Haitian Family Reunification Program and Filipino World War II Veteran Parole Program

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