The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a major update to the family reunification process for Cuban and Haitian immigrants. Through the modernization of the online processing system, it is expected to expedite this process and reduce the need for travel, time and paperwork. This initiative seeks to promote family unity and is part of broader efforts to expand legal immigration to the United States.
The new online system will allow applicants to complete most of the process online, which will save time and effort. This program, which is by invitation only, is accessed once a family reunification petition is approved. Previously, this process was paper-based and time-consuming. DHS expects that expediting new cases will also benefit pending cases, as consular officers will have fewer new cases to process.
Benefits and requirements:
The digitized system does not require a consular interview and eligible beneficiaries do not need to physically be in Cuba or Haiti. In addition, the program applies to new cases, while existing cases will continue to use the previous system. This modernization of the process seeks to expedite family reunification and facilitate legal immigration.
The expediting of family reunification cases for Cuban and Haitian immigrants is an important measure that seeks to promote family unity and facilitate legal immigration to the United States. The new online system will allow applicants to complete most of the process quickly and efficiently, reducing the need for travel and paperwork. This initiative demonstrates DHS’ commitment to modernizing procedures and providing opportunities for those seeking to reunite with loved ones in the United States.