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Waivers and Appeals
Waivers and Appeals

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Waivers and Appeals

Identifying Options for Admissibility through Waivers and Appeals in California

Receiving a denial of an immigration application can seem devastating. However, a denial does not mean that your opportunity to come to work and live in the United States is over. Instead, you should not wait to contact an experienced waivers and appeals attorney at California’s premier immigration firm, Ratner Molineaux, LLP.

Immigration Waivers

Many people who are disqualified from immigration pathways, including visas and green cards, are able to obtain a waiver of their inadmissibility. Different situations will require different types of waivers, and the following are some options for our clients in this situation:

  • Waiver of specific criminal convictions
  • Provisional unlawful presence waiver
  • Hardship unlawful presence waiver
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Getting a green card while you are in the U.S.
  • Prosecutorial discretion

Our legal team can evaluate which waivers apply to your situation and handle the process of seeking that waiver for your case.

Immigration Appeals

We can review a denial of your immigrant visa or green card application and determine the best course of action to appeal the denial. We might be able to file a request for the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) to reconsider or reopen your application. This involves providing information and evidence to support the petition, and you only have 30 days from your denial to do so.

We might also file an appeal with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which could result in your denial being reversed or sent back to the immigration officer for another review.

Seek Help from Our Waivers and Appeals Lawyers in California

At Ratner Molineaux, LLP, we know there are options to overcome a visa or green card denial. If you received a denial, you have a short period of time to act, so please contact our California waivers and appeals attorneys right away.

925.239.0899