I was denied entry to the United States, what are my options?
If you are denied entry to the United States, you may be under the impression that this is a final decision and you won’t be able to travel to or through the United States for a very long time. However, that is not the case.
There are United States waivers available for many individuals who have found themselves inadmissible to the United States. Some of the reasons individuals would be inadmissible to the United States include ties to organized crime or terrorism, having a medical problem, not being able to produce evidence of the needed funs to pay for your trip, having a criminal record and previously having been removed from the United States or overstaying in the US.
There are United States waivers available for some of these things, but not all of them. There is a United States waiver available for criminal inadmissibility.
Speak to a licensed immigration lawyer to learn more about US waivers
If you plan on traveling to the United States but are concerned about inadmissibility issues, speak with a licensed immigration lawyer for assistance with your situation. You may be admissible and you may not, depending on your circumstances.
If you do want to apply for a United States waiver of inadmissibility, having an immigration lawyer help you with your application can be a great help because these applications can take a significant amount of time to process, even several months. Even after waiting this long, you could still be denied. This is why it is so important to make sure that you speak with a licensed immigration lawyer so that your application is exactly what the immigration lawyers are looking for. We can help you!
About Michael Niren
Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more
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