Can I start the I-129F and I-601 waiver application here in uscis manila?

Asked about 2 years ago - 94541

I'm on a 10 yr. bar but me and my fiancee(a us citizen)are applying for a hardship waiver due to the hard life that she's having ever since I left last Sept.2011.As helpless as she is in doing it there in the US,can I do the application here in uscis manila,country of my origin? Do I need a lawyer to do this application or can we just do it ourselves?thank you

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  1. Reza Athari

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . Although possible to apply for waiver on fiance visa, BUT the level of hardship will not amount to extreme. Get married and your chances are a lot more.

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  2. Curtis Frederic Pierce

    Contributor Level 17


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Agree with Attorney Salva unless hardship is to one of your parents.

    Curtis Pierce

  3. Dhenu Mitesh Savla


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    Answered . 1. You have to be married to qualify for an i-601 waiver.
    2. It is a very complex process and definitely requires a qualified immigration attorney.

    Read more here-

    Dhenu Savla
    SwagatUSA, LLC

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