California Immigration Waiver Attorney

Immigration Waiver Attorney, California

The United States of America is a welcoming place, with a vast population of immigrants. While the US is all inclusive of people from around the world, it does put travel bans on certain criminal grounds. These grounds involve crimes of moral turpitude, prostitution, smugglings, and certain health related concerns. Despite these bans in place, the immigration law functional in the US allows waivers on grounds of inadmissibility. Thinking of applying for immigration but having inadmissibility issues? It is pretty common for people seeking an immigrant visa or a nonimmigrant status to face challenges while applying for immigration in California. These inadmissibility issues can easily be catered to with an immigration waiver petition filed with the help of an immigration waiver attorney in California. Professionals at Sidman Law Group believe in taking a rational approach to defend its clients to support immigration waivers. Our immigration waiver attorneys will help you get forgiveness for unacceptable grounds that obstruct your immigration by preparing a strong case.

Who Qualifies For A Waiver Of Inadmissibility?

Lack of understanding of waivers concerning lawful permanent residents (LPRs) is seen as the most difficult aspect for people. At times of serious crimes, lawyers also think of waivers as an impossible task, but with our immigration waiver lawyer you can rest assured of your case. Our California immigration waiver lawyer evaluates your situation based on several factors: The date of crime commenced, date of release, duration of punishment, time served, etc., to obtain a waiver for you. To be eligible for an immigration waiver, you should:

  • Be in the U.S. physically

  • Be equal to or older than 17 years

  • Get an approved family immigration petition

  • Be a child, parent, or spouse of a U.S. citizen

  • Prove that denial of admission to the United States will have an adverse impact on your loved ones in the United States of America

  • To have all these eligibility points in your court, it is highly preferable to hire an immigration waiver attorney from Sidman Law Group to prepare a robust application.

    Common Grounds Of Inadmissibility

    Grounds of inadmissibility or removal from the United States of America can prevent many foreign nationals from entering or living in the country. The laws of California dictate who many enter or leave the geographical limits of the US on certain grounds. These grounds include:

  • Previous deportation from the United States of California

  • Overstaying in the USA after the expiration of visa and having an ongoing removal proceeding

  • Charged of a criminal offense including crimes involving moral turpitude, drug related offenses, drug smuggling, human trafficking, prostitution and money laundering

  • Types Of Immigration Waivers In California

    Ascertaining the requirement of a waiver process that suits your situation is the most critical aspect, and to ensure it goes perfectly, you need to hire an immigration waiver lawyer. But to get you sorted, our immigration waiver attorneys have knowledge of all sorts of immigration waivers. We make sure to take the proper steps to complete your application in time. To help you analyze which waiver suits your case, here are some of the common types of immigration waivers:

    Waiver of Inadmissibility for nonimmigrants

    This specific type of waiver is for foreign nonimmigrant applicants applying for entrance into the USA. Despite covering a large area, this waiver addresses inadmissibility for certain security actions, such as terrorism, involvement in genocide, practicing Nazi prosecution, espionage, and other foreign security policies.

    Waiver for fraud and misrepresentation

    If a person is accused of fraud and misrepresentation in regard to obtaining a visa or other documentation for admission in the US, you will either be inadmissible in the US or removed from the country. To obtain a waiver of fraud and misrepresentation, you should have a strong relationship with a US citizen and prove that rejection of this waiver would cause extreme hardship for your relatives abroad.

    Waiver of inadmissibility for health-related grounds

    This waiver is pertinent to the health-related issues of inadmissibility. It concerns those mental and physical diseases that affect the public interest of California. To exercise a health waiver, you need to prove what makes you a good candidate for a waiver.

    Waiver to avoid deportation after a criminal conviction

    212(c) is the waiver that covers various criminal causes that lead to inadmissibility and deportability. It is approachable by the lawful residents that proceeded abroad willingly without any deportation order and those coming to a legal renounce domicile of seven years in a continuation without any conviction of felonies under which they got five years of imprisonment for the crimes.

    Waiver of inadmissibility for criminal acts

    It is helpful for the numerous areas of crime that cause inadmissibility and contain a difference of requirements per the inadmissibility reasons.

    Unlawful presence waiver

    Available for immigrant visa applicants with relatives who are green card holders or U.S. citizens to apply for a “provisional” waiver of the unlawful presence grounds of inadmissibility before they depart the U.S. for an immigrant visa interview at a U.S. Embassy abroad.

    Humanitarian waiver or relief from removal
    This waiver solves the underlying issues of inadmissibility that are the consequences of misrepresentation or fraud, whether willful or innocent. To obtain this waiver, you must have a U.S. citizen relative.

    We Are Here To Help!

    The process of a waiver application is long and complicated, and it is nearly impossible for you to build a potential case on your own. Don’t worry, Sidman provides you with the best immigration waiver lawyers in California to deal with the waiver application for you and save you money and time from the USCIS filing procedures. So, what are you waiting for? Dial 818-981-0352 or email the firm to get in touch with us.

    As per the U.S. State Dept., employment-based immigration involves three categories: (1) People with extraordinary ability, meaning those who have reached a high level of acclaim and recognition in their fields; (2) outstanding professors and researchers on the path to tenure; and (3) executives or managers employed with multinational U.S.-based corporations.

    The EB-2 visa represents the so-called “second preference” under U.S. immigration law. There are two categories under the EB-2 visa: (1) Professionals who have an advanced degree (above and beyond the baccalaureate degree), or, in rarer instances, those who have only a baccalaureate degree but relevant experience in his or her field; and (2) those with “exceptional ability” in the arts and sciences or in business, as demonstrated by evidence.

    Available for skilled workers, professionals and unskilled workers (other workers). A labor certification and a permanent, full-time job offer are required to become eligible.

    Available for ‘special immigrants’ including religious workers, special immigrant juveniles, broadcasters, G-4 International Organization or NATO-6 employees and their family members, armed forces members, Panama Canal Zone employees, certain physicians, Afghan and Iraqi Translators, Afghan and Iraqi nationals who have provided faith service in support of U.S. operations.

    The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is designed around economic job growth. As per U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, entrepreneurs and their families may immigrate to the U.S. (and are green card eligible) provided that they meet two basic criteria: (1) Can invest in a commercial U.S. business (2) Can create or preserve 10 jobs for U.S. workers.

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