Unlawful Provisional Waivers (I-601a)

We are able to manage every step of your Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver (I-601a).

Our legal fees for the entire process of the i601a Waiver is $10,500.00, divided into three stages:
1. File a FOIA request and an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative. ($3,500)
2. Draft, prepare and file for a I-601a Waiver. ($3,500)
3. Complete NVC and Consular Processing. ($3,500) 

EACH STAGE IS ENGAGED INDIVIDUALLY, and any fees for USCIS are additional.

This information is updated as of January 4, 2021, and fees are subject to change at any moment.

USCIS Fees:

  • I-130: $535.00
  • I-601a and Biometrics Fee: $730.00

NVC Fees:

  • Affidavit of Support: $120.00
  • Immigrant Visa Application Fee: $325.00

Consular Interview:

  • Medical Exam: Varies by Country
  • Background Check: Varies by Country

If you are interested in hiring us for your Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver (i601a), here is a brief description of the entire process:

1. You complete our Client Engagement Form to begin retaining our services. We prepare your Engagement Letter and Fee Agreement,  Invoice, which can be signed and paid online. Once we receive your engagement letter and fee agreement signed, and you’ve paid your initial invoice, we begin working together.

2. You complete a brief questionnaire about your family history, residential address, and financial information. If you need help completing the questionnaire, we’re available 24/7 to answer your questions.

3. After you’ve completed the questionnaire, you send us all documents required to process your application. We’re with you all the way by helping you gather the evidence we need to file your applications.

4. We draft your I-130 applications, and send you the final draft for your review and signature, and you return it, along with the payment as required by USCIS in money order or check only. Once we receive the signed applications, we send it to USCIS for filing.

5. While your I-130 Petition is pending with USCIS, we begin completing the applications and gather the evidence to file for your I-601a waiver. This is usually the longest part of the process, between waiting for USCIS to complete your petition, and gather evidence to prove your grounds for a waiver.

6. Once your I-130 Petition is approved, we will file your I-601, Application for a Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver.

7.  Once that your Waiver has been approved, we will verify that the NVC sends your Waiver to the Embassy or Consulate in order to coordinate an interview date and time. This begins the final stage of the process.

8. We will prepare any supplemental documents that we have received from you, and submit them to the NVC. The, we verify that your interview has been successfully scheduled in your country of origin’s (or any other country’s) United States Consulate.

9. The Embassy or Consulate will schedule an interview and we will prepare you for it.

10. Once the interview ends, you will receive a Border Entry Package, with your approval documents, and your stamped passport for entry into the United States.

11. Once you’re stateside, we apply for the actual Permanent Resident Card (Green Card).

13. During the process, we will keep you informed of the status of your process, and send you copies of all documents received or sent on your behalf.

If you wish to proceed in retaining our services, please complete our client intake form: https://www.usadefend.com/apply/

Once you have completed the form, you will receive via e-mail additional information outlining the description of our services, along with an Invoice for the initial payment. You can sign the Engagement Letter and Fee Agreement, and pay the invoice online, for your convenience.

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USADefend Immigration
1887 Whitney Mesa DR #9669
Henderson, NV 89014