April 15, 2024
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San Diego County’s Workplace of Army and Veterans Affairs is selling a federal program that helps immigrant households of U.S. service members.  

The Army Parole in Place (MPIP) program supplies some members of navy households momentary permission to stay within the nation whereas looking for everlasting residency.  

The momentary immigration standing permits spouses, widows/ers, mother and father and kids of U.S. service members to remain, work and journey freely within the U.S. The Board of Supervisors beforehand permitted selling this system to reaffirm the county’s help for service members and their households. 

“Households will be divided when a cherished one serves within the U.S. armed forces,” mentioned Rick Wanne, director of county self sufficiency companies. “This program permits them to be reunited in our nation and acknowledges our navy women and men for his or her honorable and selfless service.” 

Folks could also be eligible for this system if the service member of their household is energetic obligation within the U.S. armed forces, within the Chosen Reserve of the Prepared Reserve or has beforehand served as energetic obligation or within the Chosen Reserve and was not dishonorably discharged.

Those that apply for the MPIP program submit particular paperwork to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Companies Workplace the place they reside. These embrace: 

  • Accomplished Type I-131, Software for Journey Doc (with out charge). Candidates should hand write “Army PIP” in Half 2 as a substitute of checking a field. 
  • Proof of the household relationship, reminiscent of:
    • Marriage certificates 
    • Documentation of termination of earlier marriage 
    • Son or daughter’s delivery certificates 
    • Present or former service member’s delivery certificates with father or mother’s identify, or 
    • Proof of enrollment within the Protection Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) 
  • Proof that the member of the family is a present or former member of the U.S. armed forces, reminiscent of a photocopy of the back and front of the service member’s navy identification card or DD Type 214. 
  • For fogeys of present and former service members of the U.S. armed forces, proof the present or former service member helps the applying. 
  • Two similar, shade passport-style pictures 
  • Proof of any extra favorable discretionary components that that an applicant wish to have thought of.

For extra data on the MPIP program, or to use, see U.S. CItizenship and Immigration Companies.