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Criminal Conviction Waiver
The Criminal Conviction Waiver is an I-601 hardship waiver which grants an individual who is deemed “inadmissible” forgiveness, and allows them to proceed through the immigration process. Those who are classified as inadmissible, are denied the ability to receive a lawful immigration visa or obtain a green card.
Criminal Conviction Waiver Eligibility & Requirements
Not all applicants who have been convicted of a crime, qualify for the criminal conviction waiver.
Crimes That May Be Waived
Crimes that may be waived are:
- One time possession of Marijuana (less than 30g)
- 2+ crimes which led to over 5 years of incarceration
- Crimes associated with moral turpitude
- Prostitution conviction
- Other crimes that were not proven in court
Crimes That Will NOT Be Waived
Crimes that will not be waived are:
- Trafficking Of Drugs
- Human Trafficking
- Possession of over 30 grams of marijuana
- Laundering of money
Under the criminal conviction waiver, qualifying relatives (of American citizens or legal permanent residents) include:
- Legal Spouses
Mariam is a caring lawyer, she was able to handle my case with professionalism despite the short deadline to reply back to USCIS. She is really confident about her job and will take extra steps to make sure things go as planned.- S.S.
I am now a free man and will get my Green Card back soon. None of this would have been possible without Mariam and her firm. Words can't describe how grateful I am to her and if you're reading this look no further!- Aimal M.
The diligence of Mariam, making sure we had everything that could possibly be needed even when sometimes I felt it was too much. The team definitely kept me having hope but always kept things realistic and gave me realistic expectations.- Oshoke E.
Mariam Masumi helped my wife get her case approved and I am thankful for her hard work. She is a very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer.- Ali R.
After working with them for less than 6 months, I received approvals for my employment authorization, waiver of inadmissibility, and finally my permanent resident card.- Marie A.
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