On January 2, 2013, the long awaited change to the I-601 unlawful presence waiver process was announced.  The exact rules and a new form will be announced prior to March 2, 2013, which is the effective date.

The changes will not help everyone — only those people who were eligible to see a waiver for unlawful presence waiver, and who have not yet left the country.  Here is what the Obama administration says about the new process.  New Waiver Process