TITLE

Battling Backlogs

AUTHOR(S)
Gruber, Amelia; Gendron, Cathy
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Government Executive;6/1/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on tough immigration applications processing in the United States due to national security reasons. For immigrants attempting to become permanent U.S. residents, a long wait for an application to be processed can be ruinous. The more time elapses, the greater the chance an applicant will leave the country to respond to a family emergency without first obtaining permission. Without "advance parole" documents, applicants are at risk of being denied both benefits and re-entry to the United States.
ACCESSION #
17378817

 

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