What status will undocumented aliens have during RPI application process?
Unless you are a DACA approved DREAMer authorized to work (that is why I strongly suggest that anyone eligible to apply for DACA should do so) and even travel overseas with restrictions, all other undocumented immigrants who apply to adjust to Registered Provision Immigrant (RPI) legal status under the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, will have no lawful status while their applications are being processed by the USCIS. In other words, during this waiting period, they will not be able to work legally or travel overseas or apply for driver's licenses or do any of the other things that RPI immigrants will be allowed to do. This means that they will have to continue to live a life of an illegal immigrant but as soon as the Obama Immigration Reform becomes law, chances are that except for deportable offenses, immigrants will not be harassed just for being illegally in the country. And considering how many immigrants have to wait for months or years for their applications to be approved -- this will get worse with the RPI approval process because of massive number of applications expected -- the misery of being without papers is likely to continue for many more years to come.