Immigration Waiver

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In order for a foreign national to be eligible to enter the United States to visit, live or work legally, he or she must be admissible or else qualify for an immigration waiver. Certain factors could make an applicant inadmissible such as prior immigration history, financial situation, medical history or criminal history. If found to be inadmissible, an applicant for admission to the US may be eligible to file an immigration waiver to overcome the inadmissibility. To be successful, the immigration waiver package must prove that extreme hardship would be suffered if the foreign national were not allowed to immigrate to America.

Non-immigrant waivers for inadmissibility

By |February 16th, 2010|Immigration Waiver|

Foreign nationals who seek admission to the United States as a non-immigrant, such as pursuant to a non-immigrant visa or through the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), and are found to be inadmissible under section 212 of the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) may be allowed to file a non-immigrant waiver pursuant to INA 212(d)(3). If [...]

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 [...]

Immigration Waiver

By |August 15th, 2009|Immigration Waiver|

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 [...]