Preparing for the Road Ahead: Understanding the Traditional I-601 Waiver Process

Published at Nov 18, 2015
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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

PREPARING FOR THE ROAD AHEAD

UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS & TIMING IN TRADITIONAL I-601 WAIVER CASES

TIMING & PROCESS DEPENDS ON YOUR STAGE

HAVE YOU FILED ANYTHING YET FOR YOUR LOVED ONE WITH IMMIGRATION
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IF YOU HAVE NOT FILED YOUR CASE YET

NOT READY TO LEAVE FOR THE INTERVIEW?

DELAYING YOUR CONSULATE INTERVIEW
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NVC CAN KEEP YOUR CASE

WHEN IS THE WAIVER FILED?

& WHEN DO I START PREPARING IT?
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TRADITIONAL WAIVER FILING

HOW LONG DOES WAIVER TAKE TO PREPARE?

A STRONG WAIVER CAN TAKE AN AVERAGE OF 6 MONTHS TO PREPARE

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE CONSULATE INTERVIEW?

WHAT YOU SHOULD RECEIVE FROM CONSULATE AT YOUR INTERVIEW

UNDERSTANDING THE PAPERWORK AT YOUR INTERVIEW

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THE WAITING GAME

ONCE FILED, WAIVERS CAN TAKE FROM 2 MO - 6 MONTHS TO BE DECIDED
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CONSULATE RECEIVES APPROVAL OF WAIVER!

WHEN CAN MY LOVED ONE RETURN?

ONCE THE CONSULATE ISSUES THE IMMIGRANT VISA IN THE IMMIGRANT'S PASSPORT

PROCESSING TIME REVIEW

WHAT CAN ADD TO THE TOTAL TIME SEPARATED?

CHECK OUT ATTORNEY HEATHER'S VIDEOS

I-601 WAIVERS: YOUTUBE.COM/ATTORNEYHEATHER

WAIVER FILINGS ARE WHAT WE DO

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PROVIDED COURTESY OF HEATHER L. POOLE, PC, PROF. LAW CORP.

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