The I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility is filed to permit an alien deemed inadmissible to the United States to gain admission as a lawful permanent resident or a K-1 fiancé(e). The applicant must prove extreme hardship to qualifying United States citizen or lawful permanent resident relatives which would result if the alien’s inadmissibility cannot be waived. Applicants must prove their eligibility on statutory grounds as well as establish they merit an exercise of favorable discretion by the immigration authorities. With one of the highest approval ratings in over 20 years of practice, the Law Offices of Barbara Ann Williams is extremely qualified to represent you with immigration hardship waivers.
Each waiver case prepared by Attorney Barbara Ann Williams and her legal team of professionals is crafted specifically to the personal circumstance of each client and his or her family. We have helped clients with complex immigration issues concerning fraud and misrepresentation, criminal issues and unlawful presence issues.
Hardship is determined by a number of factors including:
- Financial hardship
- Emotional hardship
- Physical hardship
- Educational hardship such as loss of opportunities
- Loss of significant family ties
- Hardship that will result should the qualifying relative(s) have to move to the country of the applicant’s return in order to keep the family together
We have filed I-601A Provisional Waivers, I-601 Hardship Waivers as well as I-212 Waivers for citizens of the following countries:
- Peru ~ Mexico ~ Honduras ~ El Salvador ~ Ghana ~ Philippines ~ Yemen ~ China ~ and others…