BIA Ruling Eases Use of Advance Parole by Adjustment Applicants

Don’t miss this recent update on Nolo’s site if you are applying for a green card in the U.S. through the procedure known as “adjustment of status,” might like to travel while awaiting your green card interview, but were afraid to leave because your accrual of unlawful presence in the U.S., might result in you being found inadmissible upon your return.

The Board of Immigration Appeals has held that departures under Advance Parole with an adjustment of status application pending do NOT trigger the unlawful presence bars. You can travel after all.

There’s more information here, under “New Ruling Allows Applicants for Adjustment of Status to Leave U.S. With Advance Parole Without Facing Time Bars Upon Return.