I-601 Waiver

Lyndhurst I-601A Waiver Attorney

Guiding clients through the waiver process

Decorative Scales of JusticeThere are countless factors that can impact one’s immigration status. Some can even deny admissibility or bar a person from entering the country. Even if a person is already here, an adjustment of status can be impacted by health issues, criminal history, security violations, and illegal entry. In order to convince the United States that an individual should be allowed to stay or enter, one may have to apply for an I-601A waiver. In order to become eligible for a waiver, a person will have to demonstrate extreme hardship on behalf of a spouse, parent, or immediate family member. If you are interested in learning more or have these legal issues regarding admissibility, contact Law Offices of Salvatore A. Falletta, LLC.

Health and admissibility

There are numerous health reasons that can bar a person from entering the United States. If an individual suffers from a communicable disease or mental disorder, he or she may not be admissible. If a person has not received the proper vaccinations, it could impact their eligibility for being admissible as they are required for those applying for immigration visas. Some of the many vaccinations needed to enter or stay in the United States include:

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Influenza
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal

Criminal pasts and admissibility

Of the many factors that can impact a person’s immigration status, an individual’s criminal history is one of the hardest to overcome. If a person has been convicted of a serious crime in the past (a crime of moral turpitude, their application could be denied. Some of the many criminal matters that can deny admission include:

  • Homicide
  • Voluntary manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • Larceny
  • Drug crimes

Security violations and admissibility

Most people that go through the process of immigration are interviewed and go through background checks. When doing so, one of the things immigration attorney investigate is the individual’s connection to anyone or anything that could jeopardize the security of the nation. Whether you know it or not, if you have any connection to terrorism, espionage or a group of dangerous ideology, you may be inadmissible to the United States. This is a difficult situation that calls for quality and experienced legal support.

Illegal entry and admissibility

Entering the United States or overstaying a temporary visa can seriously impact a person’s status. If you were in the U.S. illegally for a certain period of time and left voluntarily, you could face either a 3 or 10-year bar from entering again. You may be eligible for an I-601 waiver unless you were in the United States for too long.

Contact an experienced Bergen County immigration law firm

Though immigration should proceed without issues, there are many factors that you must consider in order to protect your status and become a citizen. If you need an attorney that has over 20 years of experience guiding families through immigration waivers, contact Law Offices of Salvatore A. Falletta, LLC.