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Humanitarian Visa

The United States offers several other humanitarian immigration options for people in need, including asylum and refugees. So, even if an asylum application ultimately fails, there may still be options to prevent deportation.

US Humanitarian Visa – Are you eligible?

Looking to enter the United States using a Humanitarian Parole visa? This post will discuss eligibility, the application process, and what to expect once approved.

What is Humanitarian Parole?

Humanitarian parole is a discretionary way for the U.S. government to temporarily bring someone who is otherwise ineligible for a visa into the country due to a compelling emergency.

The United States offers a humanitarian visa (Humanitarian Parole), allowing people to enter the US temporarily for humanitarian reasons. This visa is usually granted to individuals who are not eligible for a regular visa and will enable them to stay in the US for up to one year.


Humanitarian Parole allows an individual to enter the United States if they meet the following criteria:

-There is an emergency in their home country that has made it unsafe for them to return

-They have a close family member in the United States who is a U.S. citizen or green card holder

-They have been invited by a US organization to come to the United States for a specific humanitarian purpose

You are not eligible for a Humanitarian Parole visa if you are inadmissible to the United States. To be admissible, you must not have any criminal convictions, be a security risk, or have any communicable diseases.

You must apply for one if you are eligible for a Humanitarian Parole visa. The application process is as follows:

  1. Submit a completed I-131 form, which you can get from the USCIS website.

  2. Include a personal statement explaining why you are requesting parole into the United States and your ties to your home country.

  3. Include evidence of the emergency in your home country, such as news articles or letters from family or friends.

  4. Include any supporting documentation, such as proof of relationship to a close family member in the United States or an invitation from a US organization.

  5. Pay the application fee of $155.


Once you have submitted your application, you must wait for a decision from USCIS. If your application is approved, you will be issued a Humanitarian Parole visa, allowing you to stay in the United States for up to one year. If your application is denied, you will be notified of the reasons for the denial, and you will have the opportunity to appeal the decision.

If you are granted a Humanitarian Parole visa, you must comply with the terms of your parole during your stay in the United States. You must maintain contact with the parole office and update them on address or employment status changes. You must also return to your home country when your parole expires.

A Humanitarian Parole visa is an excellent way for those not eligible for a regular visa to enter the United States temporarily for humanitarian reasons. If you think you may need a Psychological Report for a Humanitarian Visa.

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