Q: Can you get a start a "pardon" process or waiver here and finish after going back to your country of origin?
My husband has only begun the process of legalizing. We have a 7 year old daughter and he has been in the USA for 11 years. I was born here and am a citizen. He is from Ecuador. We have paid the initial fees but his mother is sick in Guayaquil. Can he go to her and still continue the legal process or does it end by him leaving? He came into this country illegally and without any visa.
A: It's not clear what you have done at this point, so I would need more details before offering an appropriate response.
A: If your husband has filed the FORM I-601A to obtain a waiver of his unlawful presence and then he departs the U.S. , then he will have to submit another FORM I-601 at the time of his immigrant visa interview at the U.S. consulate.
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