Immigration Impact: "USCIS to Offer Stay of Deportation to Certain Military Family Members"

by Joseph McKeown

Immigration Impact reports on the USCIS memo (in PDF here) regarding granting "parole in place" to non-citizen family members of current and former military personnel:

The memo indicates that the noncitizen family members may be afforded “parole in place.”  “Parole in place” is a discretionary tool that allows a noncitizen who is in the United States without authorization to remain here, at least temporarily.  

The memo notes that parole in place can be granted in 1-year increments absent "a criminal conviction or other serious adverse factors..."