Available Immigration Relief for Customers Affected by Flooding in Louisiana
USCIS is offering immigration relief to some people who are in the process of immigration issues and have been affected by the severe flooding in Louisiana or in other areas.
The assistance requested must be accompanied by an explanation of how the severe storms or flooding created a need for the requested relief.
The following may be available upon request:
Change of nonimmigrant status or extension of nonimmigrant stay for an individual currently in the United States, even if the request is filed after the authorized period of admission has expired;
Re-parole of individuals previously granted parole by USCIS;
Processing of advance parole requests;
Requests for off-campus employment authorization for F-1 students experiencing severe economic hardship;
Approval of employment authorization applications, where appropriate;
Consideration of fee waivers due to an inability to pay;
Assistance for those who were unable to appear for an interview, submit evidence or respond in a timely manner;
Replacement of lost or damaged immigration or travel documents issued by USCIS, such as a Permanent Resident Card (Green Card);
Reschedule a biometrics appointment.
In all cases where documents have to be filed it is recommended that you consult with a licensed attorney, authorized to practice immigration law in Texas, and experienced in handling cases before these agencies.
An experienced attorney authorized to practice immigration law in Dallas, throughout Texas, can assure that your case moves forward as quickly as possible and is handled correctly.