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Parole Requests in Response to the Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas

By July 12, 2022July 14th, 2022No Comments

Those affected by the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas can seek parole into the United States for themselves or a family member. Whether they are attending a funeral or aiding in emergency assistance, these individuals have a possibility of requesting parole. A request for request for urgent humanitarian or significant public benefit parole must be submitted by filing Form I-131,Application for Travel Document. Through this document, the petitioner can request parole for themselves or on behalf of another individual. The petitioner will then be permitted to temporarily remain in the United States for a certain period of time. Individuals who may be inadmissible or ineligible for admission may qualify for parole if affected by this school shooting.

To support the parole request, evidence of the relationship to the affected family member, completed Form I-134,Declaration of Financial Support and any other evidence is required. “Uvalde” has to be written on the top right of your Form I-131. Also, there must be a cover sheet on top of the application package that indicates “Uvalde”.