What are the chances of getting a I601 approved.

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

A family friend who legally entered the U.S at age 16 voluntarily departed @ 27.He has no DUI, no crime or arrest record and no previous marriage. He has an approved i130 F4 category, and have been given the go ahead to file for a waiver at the consulate based on qualifying relative ( parent). While in the U.S he worked and paid taxes, earned 40 points ssa credits, registered with selective service, made donations to charities, and graduated with a Bsc. Even after proving extreme hardship to his father who is a LPR what chances does he have of getting the i601 approval

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  1. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . First, and most importantly, all the 'nice guy' stuff is irrelevant.

    The ONLY FOCUS will be on the hardship to his parent.

    Hire a lawyer, for the son

    Hire a psychologist, for the father

    Get lots of medical/financial records, of the father.

    This will increase the chances.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  2. Anu Gupta

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    Answered . He can file for a hardship waiver. You should consult with a local attorney to see if he qualifies.

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  3. George Ellis Corson IV

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    Answered . I think your chances are better in Immigration than they are in the Workers' Compensation Forum. I will toss you into the Immigration Pit.

    We offer general concepts, but you should give ALL your facts to a licensed Attorney in your state before you RELY... more

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