I-601 is a type of US immigration hardship waiver available to certain intending immigrants who would be otherwise inadmissible to the United States for, among other things, unlawful presence (ULP), overstay, fraud, or misrepresentation. The i-601 inadmissibility waiver is filed with USCIS on form i-601 and must be accompanied of documentation proving that a qualifying relative would suffer extreme hardship if the immigrant visa or green card was not approved.
An I-601 waiver is filed by a US green card applicant to overcome some sort of inadmissibility to the United States. The most common types of inadmissibility connected to an I-601 waiver are overstays (whether with a visa or having entered without authorization), misrepresentation or fraud, and certain criminal matters. If the I-601 waiver is [...]