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Parole in Place for Spouses of U.S. Citizens

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Discover how Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., experienced Chicago immigration attorneys, guide spouses of U.S. citizens through the new Parole in Place process, providing expertise and support every step of the way. We are monitoring closely all statutory, regulatory, and policy development about the Parole in Place program.

Understanding Parole in Place (PIP) for Spouses of U.S. Citizens

Parole in Place (PIP) offers a critical immigration option for spouses of U.S. citizens who entered the United States without formal admission, enabling them to seek permanent residency without leaving the U.S. Additionally, the program will benefit certain undocumented noncitizen step-children of U.S. citizens. This page explores the PIP process, eligibility, and how the experienced attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. in Chicago can assist in navigating this complex pathway to residency.

Eligibility for Parole in Place

To qualify for Parole in Place, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Continuous residence in the U.S. since June 17, 2014
  2. Physical presence in the U.S. on June 17, 2024
  3. Legal marriage to a U.S. citizen as of June 17, 2024
  4. Entry into the U.S. without admission or parole
  5. Lack of any lawful immigrant or nonimmigrant status
  6. No convictions for disqualifying criminal offenses
  7. No threat to national security or public safety
  8. Favorable exercise of discretion warranted based on evidence submitted
Evidence of Discretion

Applicants are advised to provide compelling evidence to demonstrate their positive societal contributions and warrant a favorable exercise of discretion. This includes:

  • Letters of support from neighbors and community members
  • Evidence of continuous employment and payment of taxes
  • Contributions to local communities and civic engagements
  • Any other documentation that supports the applicant's case for residency
How Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. Can Help

At Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., we have a proven track record of successfully navigating the Parole in Place process for our clients in other immigration programs. Our experienced team understands the intricacies of immigration law and how to effectively present your case to maximize the chances of approval.

Our Approach

We work closely with our clients to gather comprehensive evidence, prepare detailed applications, and advocate strongly on their behalf. Our approach includes:

  • Detailed consultations to understand each client's unique situation
  • Strategic gathering of evidence to support the PIP application
  • Preparation and submission of a thorough and compelling application packet
  • Ongoing support and guidance throughout the process
Our Experience

Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. has extensive experience in handling cases involving undocumented noncitizens and have experience with Parole in Place under other immigration programs. We are well-versed in the latest developments and requirements set by the administration and are committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our clients.

If you are the spouse of a U.S. citizen and need guidance on applying for Parole in Place, contact Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. today. Our dedicated team is ready to help you navigate this pathway to permanent residency. Call us or fill out our online form to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can assist you.

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