USCIS Announces End of Parole Program in Moscow Update
Release Date: July 12, 2011
Released July 12, 2011
WASHINGTON—U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it will no longer offer parole to Lautenberg category members who are denied refugee status in Moscow. Individuals who have been offered parole by USCIS in Moscow must make plans to arrive in the United States by Sept. 30, 2011.
Congress has not extended this Lautenberg Amendment provision, which expires after Sept. 30, 2011.
Detailed information on this announcement is available in these accompanying questions and answers.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 07/12/2011