i applied on july 2007 for adjust statues,went to the interview in 1-8-2008 and the service denied me on 5-23-2008 telling me that i needed to apply for 1601waiver,i have 3 kids usa citizen and my wife as well,my criminal record is 459pc burglary felony,did 30 days in the la county jail on 5-28-1994 was reduce to a misdemeanor on 5-2005,the other one is ressistant arrest to a police officer did communitty service misdemeanor on 3-28-1993,and the last one was concealed weapon in the car misdemanor did communitty service iwas in the car with my friend and hehad a vivigun.5-2-1993,after 1994 i have been clean my life change im married and i have my family.i have my 3 childrens they depend in me as well my wife and my grandparents they are born here in usa im the one who takes care of them taking them to doctors app,grocery shopping etc,would you think this will help me for my waiver?
To be successful in an I-601 waiver, you will need to prove that if you are not allowed to adjust status, your U.S. Citizen and Lawful Permanent Resident family members will suffer extreme hardship. So the things you list will definitely help. You should also definitely get an experienced immigration attorney to help you with this. If you decide not to go with the attorney that you already spoke to, you can look at www.ailalawyer.com to help you find one. Do not be afraid to ask how much experience they have in doing those types of waivers. In the meantime, you should start collecting evidence of how all those family members depend on you for support, financial and emotional. Some of that evidence can be statements describing you, your good moral character and how you are important in their lives.
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