What is a United States waiver when denied entry?
Do you want to enter the United States, but have a criminal record or other issue and are concerned about being refused entry? When dealing with many of the reasons that people are denied entry to the United States, there are actually special documents that you can apply for called United States waivers of inadmissibility.
These waivers, good for up to five years in some cases, will allow you into the United States even if you are inadmissible. The waiver has to be shown to immigration officials whenever you enter the country.
When can I apply for a United States waiver?
Waiver applications are very time consuming to complete and take even longer to be processed. On average, they’ll take about nine months to be processed so it’s important that you apply as soon as possible for one if you intend to travel to the United States.
Getting a United States waiver of inadmissibility is not easy, either. You will have to provide the United States government with information on your finances, background, your criminal record along with documents like employment records, a written personal statement, character references and more.
We are an award-winning immigration law firm that has helped thousands of people with their denied entry cases in both the United States and Canada. We are experienced and can help you overcome your inadmissibility and finally move forward!
Give us a call at the number above or send us an e-mail using the form on the right for assistance. 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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