October 12, 2006
The Holidays are Fast Approaching: Remember to Obtain Advance Parole
It is important that people with pending application for adjustment
of status (I-485), a pending application for relief under Nicaraguan
Adjustment and Central American Relief Act, a pending asylum
application, or with an approved application for Temporary Protected
Status, to obtain Advance Parole before traveling abroad.
Advance Parole is permission to re-enter the United States after
traveling abroad in order to continue processing for adjustment of
status. Individuals must be approved for Advance Parole before departing
Some exceptions to this rule may apply. Therefore, please consult with
your GT attorney for further information and prior to traveling outside
the United States.