In recent years, the crisis has worsened in the world, which is why many citizens are leaving their countries due to these social and economic problems. For this reason, thousands come to USA to find a new life. However, these immigrants will need a special permit to be able to live and work and thus improve their quality of life. In this note, learn what a Humanitarian Parole and other important information about this benefit for foreigners in the United States.
How long does the Humanitarian Parole last?
Normally the temporary stay permit is granted for a period not exceeding one year. USCIS will specify the period necessary for you to fulfill the purpose of the parole as indicated in part 3 of the Form I-131.
The parole can end in two moments. Completion will depend on which event, among the following two, occurs first.
- Date on which the term of the permit expires.
- The beneficiary leaves the US
Requirements for Humanitarian Parole in the USA
The Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) indicates that in order to start the process, the interested party must have a valid passport, in addition to a sponsor in the United States, who is willing to request the participation of the person in the humanitarian parole.
In addition, the sponsor must demonstrate that they have the financial resources to support the stay for two years. USCIS announced the opening for immigrants who entered the country and who obtained a temporary stay permit (“parolees”) to process their work permit online with Form I-765.
How to apply for humanitarian parole in the USA?
People who wish to apply for humanitarian parole must meet a series of requirements and we detail it here:
- Be nationals of Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela or Haiti.
- Being outside of the United States.
- Have a valid and current passport for international travel.
- Have a sponsor with legal status in the United States that demonstrates that they have the ability to provide financial support and any other type of support that is necessary to the person requesting parole.
- Pay for your airfare to the United States.
- Comply with vaccination requirements and other public health requirements set forth by the US Government.
- Have permanent residence or refugee status in any other country or have dual nationality.
- Have been ordered removed from the United States within the previous five years or are subject to a bar of inadmissibility based on a prior removal order.
- Have irregularly crossed the borders of the United States, Mexico, or Panama after January 5, 2023.
What is the Humanitarian Parole?
This is a temporary stay permit that is given for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit. With this permit you can enter the United States without problems. It was created to solve the great crisis that existed at the border due to the high demand for illegal crossings. Therefore, 30,000 monthly permits are available to be granted to citizens of Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Haiti.