Parole Requests in Response to the Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

If you are seeking parole into the United States for yourself or someone else to attend a funeral or provide emergency assistance to a family member affected by the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, submit a request for urgent humanitarian or significant public benefit parole by filing Form I-131, Application for Travel Document. You should provide evidence of the relationship to the affected family member, a completed Form I-134, Declaration of Financial Support, and any other evidence required to support the parole request. Please write “Uvalde” on the top right of your Form I-131 and include a cover sheet on top of the application package that indicates “Uvalde.” 

USCIS is exempting the Form I-131 fee for those requesting parole in response to the Uvalde shooting. 

To request expedited processing, please email after submitting the Form I-131 package. Please write “Uvalde expedite request” in the subject line.   

For more information on immigration help available to those affected by the shooting in Uvalde, please see our web alert and Special Situations webpage.  

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The original publication date of this post was June 8, 2022 9:37 pm