Extreme Hardship / I-601 Waivers
- Has a criminal record
- Has committed immigration fraud
- Has lived in the United States for more than 180 days without documentation and must go abroad or is currently abroad
- Has been deported
- Has a communicable disease
Proving Extreme Hardship
Before an individual can be approved for an I-601 waiver, he or she must be able to demonstrate that being away from the United States (and subsequently, his or her spouse or family), is causing extreme hardship. A few examples of extreme hardship include but not limited to:
- Having a spouse in the United States that is suffering from a severe medical condition
- Being away from children living in the United States
- Being unable to provide care for a disabled family member living in the United States
- Living in a country where personal safety is at risk
- Needing medical care that is not available in current country of residence
- Facing religious or political persecution in a home country
Salinas Law Firm focuses on immigration law, and has helped hundreds of immigrants live and work in the United States. We are dedicated to making your immigration process as smooth as possible.
Need Help With Your Immigration Problems?
Contact Houston immigration and naturalization attorney Alberto Salinas of Salinas Law Firm, at 713.518.1711 or write to us about your difficulty.