/Advance Parole for Aliens Going Abroad: FAQs (Pt. 2)

Advance Parole for Aliens Going Abroad: FAQs (Pt. 2)

Continuing from Advance Parole for Aliens Going Abroad: FAQs (Pt. 1), here, we will provide some more answers to commonly asked questions about advance parole.

More Answers to Common Questions about Advance Parole…

Q: Why should someone apply for advance parole? What are the benefits?

One benefit of obtaining advance parole before traveling abroad is that people don’t have to have valid visas before re-entering the U.S. Call us for help obtaining advance parole.

One benefit of obtaining advance parole before traveling abroad is that people don’t have to have valid visas before re-entering the U.S. Call us for help obtaining advance parole.

A: In general, the following are the benefits of obtaining advance parole:

  1. People who want to travel internationally do not have to worry about getting a visa before leaving or trying to come back into the U.S.
  2. People’s adjustment of status applications will be preserved with USCIS.

Q: Should I apply for advance parole if I have an H-1B visa and have already filed an I-485 Form?

A: You will likely not need to file for advance parole if you possess an H-1B visa and have submitted your I-485 Form as long as your H-1B visa is valid when you depart from the U.S.

Here, it’s important to point out that, if you do end up obtaining an advance parole when you have an active H-1B visa and have already submitted your I-485 Form, you can apply to have your H-1B status extended or transferred when you return to the U.S. in order to get your immigration status changed from “parolee.”

Q: What if I have an H-1B visa, my I-485 Form is pending but I may not be able to get an H-1B visa when returning to the U.S. – should I apply for advance parole?

A: Yes, applying for advance parole in this case will be the smartest idea to ensure that you are able to re-enter the U.S. when you are finished with your travels abroad. While it’s usually best to try to reapply for the H-1B visa first when you are ready to return to the U.S., if this application is not approved, your advance parole prevent any delays or further complications in your re-entry.

For additional important info about advance parole, be sure to check out the upcoming conclusion to this blog.

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