Category Archives: I 601 Waivers

Success Story: Approval of I-601A for Client Brought to U.S. as a Child

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: June 28, 2015
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Case presented to USCIS on: January 27, 2015 RFE Issued: April 10, 2015 Responded to RFE on: May 8, 2015 Approved: June 3, 2015 Client was brought into the U.S. by his parents at the age of 2. He didn’t even realize or understand he lacked status in the U.S. until he was in high […]

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5 things you need to know about I601 & I601a waivers

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: May 11, 2015
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The 5 most important questions you should ask about i601 and i601a waivers What is an extreme hardship in my case? Do I have any kind of medical hardship? Do you have any type of financial hardship? Will your US Citizen spouse’s career be disrupted? Are you from a country that has conditions that would […]

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What Happens Once your I601 Waiver has been Approved?

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: April 22, 2015
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Congratulations your I601 Waiver is Approved! Now what? Getting your I601 waiver approved is most the difficult part of the process. But that is not the last step necessary to obtain permanent residency or to enter the U.S. What comes next is a series of procedural steps so that the applicant can enter the U.S. […]

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Should you apply for DAPA or an i601A Waiver?

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: February 9, 2015
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DAPA or an I601A waiver? If you qualify for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and I601A, you might ask which one would yield a better result. The differences between these can be summed up as a temporary solution versus a permanent one. Under DAPA, if approved, you would receive […]

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U Visa vs. I601a Waiver pros and cons.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: December 9, 2014
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I-601A: Requirements: Must prove that qualifying relative would suffer “extreme hardship”-U.S. Citizen spouse or parent, and now, with the proposed President’s new Executive Action-Lawful Permanent Resident spouse or parent. USCIS Processing Time: 4-6 months for USCIS response, then 2-3 months for consular process abroad. Benefit: Green Card (includes work permit) Derivative Benefits: None Consequences of […]

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Top 5 Reasons Hardship Waivers are Rejected

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: May 27, 2014
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Top Five Reasons Hardship Waivers Are Denied At Ranchod Law we file countless hardship waivers on behalf of our clients, including: exceptional hardship waivers for J visa holders extreme and unusual hardship waivers for clients with criminal histories immigration fraud illegal entries into the U.S. We are proud of our proven track record of success. […]

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Conrad 30 vs. J1 Hardship Waiver for Doctors [[VIDEO]]

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: May 27, 2014
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Here’s a video for foreign physicians that eplains the difference between two options that doctors have when seeking to avoid the tow-year home residency requirement of immigrating to the U.S. on a J1 waiver: The Ranchod Law Group answers all of your immigration questions. Just call (916) 613-3553 and we will do our best to […]

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Proving Extreme Hardship: Health

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: May 27, 2014
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In September, we discussed an actual case in which health hardships qualified for the extreme hardship waiver. We now return to that topic to explain how to prove an extreme hardship based on health. Certain immigration cases require proof of extreme hardship. Cancellation of removal before the immigration judge and waivers for most crimes and […]

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Proving Financial Hardship

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Last Updated: May 27, 2014
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In September, we discussed an actual case in which health hardships qualified for the extreme hardship waiver. We now examine financial hardships. Many immigration cases will require you to prove extreme hardship in order to obtain an approval. For example, cancellation of removal before the immigration judge and waivers for most crimes and immigration fraud […]

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