In this video, attorney Dyan Williams discusses the 3/10 year unlawful presence bar, including when you accrue unlawful presence and when you do not.
[UPDATE: As of August 9, 2018, the U.S. government calculates unlawful presence of F-1 students as starting on the day after they fall out of status, and does not require notice of a status violation from an immigration judge or USCIS.]
For more information, read these articles:
- I-601 waiver or I-601A waiver for unlawful presence?
- When do you need an I-601 waiver due to unlawful presence (and how do you get it)?
- I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver: Advantages and Limitations
Contact Dyan for specific advice and guidance on filing for the Immigrant I-601 or I-601A waiver for unlawful presence.
This video provides general information and is for educational purposes only. Do not consider it as legal advice for any individual case or situation. Immigration laws, regulations and policies are subject to change. The sharing or receipt of this information does not create an attorney-client relationship.