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Waiver of Inadmissibility: Form I-601

Cupertino Immigration Lawyer

In the circumstance that you have been found inadmissible from the United States, you may resolve the issue by filing form I-601 which is the Waiver of Inadmissibility. This form is used to overcome barriers that you encounter when seeking a green card or visa. For answers to your questions regarding this form, contact the Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman today!

Am I eligible?

Applicants for the provisional waiver must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Immediate relative of U.S. citizens
  • Physically present in the United States
  • At least 17 years of age
  • Otherwise admissible into the country
  • Currently awaiting a consular interview date

In addition, the applicant must prove that relatives who are in the United States will suffer extensive hardship as a result of a denial of the waiver.

If you are not sure whether you qualify for the waiver of inadmissibility, you will want to schedule a consultation with the firm. The Cupertino immigration lawyer at the firm can help you through each step of the process, including determining eligibility and submitting an application.

Preparing Form I-601

The application process to waive grounds for inadmissibility is complex and may seem very intimidating without proper explanation of what is required. You must answer every question when the space is given. When a question cannot be answered, respond with "N/A."

Depending on your circumstances, you will either submit the form before or after being found inadmissible. If you know in advance that you meet a ground for inadmissibility, you will want to submit the form before it is requested. If you have been denied based on a ground of inadmissibility, you will want to follow the instructions given by the immigration authority.

The immigration lawyer has more than 20 years of experience fighting for the rights of the clients all across San Jose, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Fremont, Milpitas, and surrounding areas.

If you need assistance with the preparation of the form or with any other aspect of your case, speak with the Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman.