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I-601 Waiver Peru: Case Study 3

By |April 2nd, 2010|I-601 Waiver Case Studies|

An applicant's 601 waiver was denied at Lima, Peru, resulting in his inability to get a green card. Some years before, the man had submitted fraudulent employment references to the US Embassy when applying for an E-3 visa. As a result, the man was inadmissible to the United States for misrepresentation under INA section 212(a)(6)(C)(i). [...]

601 Waiver Mexico: Case Study 2

By |March 15th, 2010|I-601 Waiver Case Studies|

The following case study is provided for informational purposes only. Millie Anne Cavanaugh, Esq. had no involvement in the handling of this case. In September 2009, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) of the USCIS upheld the decision of the local immigration officer in Mexico City denying a 601 waiver due to an EWI (enter without [...]

I-601 Extreme Hardship Case Study 1

By |October 8th, 2009|I-601 Waiver Case Studies|

A female native and citizen of China appealed USCIS Chicago's denial of her I-601 waiver. The applicant had been found inadmissible for entering the US on someone else's passport under section 212(a)(6)(C)(i) of the INA; she was permitted to file a waiver of inadmissibility under section 212(i). The AAO denied the appeal, finding that the [...]