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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.

I-601 Waiver being reviewed for expedite process

By |January 20th, 2011|Immigration Waiver|

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 [...]

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 [...]

I-601 Waiver

By |August 18th, 2009|Immigration Waiver|

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 [...]