Can I File for A Provisional Waiver (I-212 and I-601A) If I Have an Order?

For the past year, the Office of Chief Counsel has virtually instituted a blanket policy of refusing to join in motions to reopen, or if a case is already pending, refusing to consent to administrative closure so that the respondent can pursue a provisional waiver. In practical terms, this posture has critically impaired the ability of individuals to fix their immigration status and disheartened a good part of the population from even trying-which was probably the intended effect in the first place. Under the final iteration of the I-601A,