The I-601 waiver is a US immigration waiver used to overcome inadmissibility for certain intending immigrants to the United States. Applying for American immigration benefits is usually a two-step process. First the petitioner, a US citizen, LPR or employer, will file an application with USCIS on behalf of a foreign national intending immigrant. An approved [...]
The immigration waiver, or hardship waiver, is a concept that each and every intending immigrant should understand prior to undertaking the immigration process, whether they have hired an immigration lawyer or not. Receiving approval for an immigrant visa petition is the first step in the process of immigrating to the US and obtaining a green [...]
Visa would have been denied, but he could submit a 601 hardship waiver package at a later waiver interview in Ciudad de Juarez (CDJ). 601 Waiver interviews at Juarez are now scheduled about two months from the visa interview date.
Two men from the UK got off of a flight in Los Angeles almost a year ago, seeking protection from the British criminal justice system, and have been held in a LA area immigration detention facility ever since. Simon Sheppard and Stephen Whittle were convicted in England of hate speech. The charges stemmed from writings [...]
The International Operations Division of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has opened an office in Anaheim, CA to help process I-601 waivers for grounds of inadmissibility filed in Ciudad de Juarez, Mexico (CDJ). Ciudad de Juarez (CDJ) started a 601 waiver adjudication program in 2007 whereby certain waivers are approved either the same day [...]