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A 212(h) waiver allows a non-citizen to still obtain legal status in the U.S. despite having committed certain crimes or being found inadmissible. This waiver forgives prior bad acts if denying entry would cause extreme hardship to family members who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
To qualify for a 212(h) waiver, you must meet several requirements:
There are two situations where a 212(h) waiver can help:
Unfortunately 212(h) waivers are not possible in some situations, like:
See a full list in this Avvo article.
If you determine you may qualify for a 212(h) waiver, follow these steps:
The process can take 6+ months. Approval is not guaranteed so work closely with your attorney.
A key part of qualifying for a 212(h) waiver is proving your deportation would cause “extreme hardship” to your qualifying relative. USCIS considers factors like:
Your attorney will gather evidence like medical records, financial statements, and letters from counselors or therapists to prove extreme hardship. See examples.
Approval rates for 212(h) waivers vary greatly depending on individual circumstances. Recent data shows:
Given the complexity, working with a skilled immigration lawyer is highly recommended to strengthen your case and walk through the process.
We hope this gives you a helpful starting point for learning about 212(h) waivers. Let us know if you have any other questions!
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