Humanitarian reasons. The following is the USCIS Texas Service Center Processing Time Report as of November 30, 2020. In other words, they evaluate positive factors against negative ones, from criminal records to humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit. When this occurs, the person would have to start the immigration process again. The beneficiary deserves to obtain an exercise of discretion in his favor. This allows sufficient processing time and avoids accumulating illegal time. This usually occurs 2 weeks after submitting the parole request and 2 days after USCIS-IO receives the request. Premium Processing. Advance Parole Travel Document. An example would be a person who needs experimental medical treatment that involves a future benefit for many other people in the United States. Some Latin American governments and organizations have classified the Cuban program as a form of neo-slavery. Recently, through several stakeholder meetings, USCIS has confirmed that individuals may travel on an approved advance parole document, provided the document is valid for the entire duration of their time abroad, without risking that the second, pending Form I-131 would be considered abandoned and thus denied. Foreigners must have an advance parole permit before leaving the United States. Citizenship and Immigration Services, along with a number of required supporting documents, and pay a processing fee. To request expedited processing you must: You cannot appeal a denial of parole as it does not confer any substantive rights or immigration status. That the purpose of the parole can be achieved within a specific period of time. In fact the document includes the phrase: “serves as I-512 advance parole”. Major filing fee hike for I-485 applicants with separate EAD and AP fees. However, such permit could be expedited if you meet the requirements of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS): In this case, processing of the expedited request may take about 30 days. If you comply with the provisions and do not violate the parole conditions, USCIS, in its discretion, may grant you a temporary work permit. Has anyone had a similar experience or can anyone please tell me the processing times for an AP? Individuals may travel on the approved advanced parole document, provided the document is valid for the entire duration of the time abroad. Starting October 2, 2020.