May Law Group, LLC

I-601 Waivers at May Law Group, LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia, New York, Pennsylvania Immigration Attorneys

An I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, is filed to permit an alien who has been denied admission to the United States to gain admission as a lawful permanent resident or fiancé(e) under certain circumstances. This waiver is based on extreme hardship to United States citizen or lawful permanent resident relatives of the alien which would result if the alien's inadmissibility cannot be waived.

Each waiver case is very specific to the circumstances of each alien and his or her family. Additionally, all I-601 waivers are discretionary, and require the alien to establish his or her eligibility based on statutory grounds and, further, establish that the alien merits an exercise of favorable discretion by the immigration authorities. Therefore, it is always wise to consult with an immigration attorney who specializes in I-601 waivers before beginning the complicated process of filing an I-601 waiver. Valerie May, our lead immigration attorney, will be able to consult with you regarding every detail of your situation to advise you on May Law Group's preparation of an appropriately crafted I-601 Waiver Application with the best chance of success. Our I-601 checklists are appropriately tailored to each client's case, and our process is unique among immigration law firms. We have successfully prepared numerous I-601 applications for applicants in the United States and abroad.

About May Law Group, LLC's Hardship Waiver Practice

May Law Group, LLC, is a national immigration law firm located in Pennsylvania, with offices in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New York. May Law Group has an outstanding reputation for its dedication to excellence in the practice of immigration law. Our firm represents clients in all areas of immigration law including business immigration, family immigration, physician and executive immigration, and immigration waivers. May Law Group has extensive experience in national interest waiver, alien of extraordinary ability, outstanding professor and researcher petitions, and J waiver applications. May Law Group's hardship waiver practice consists of a team of three immigration attorneys who work on each waiver application.

The attorneys at May Law Group are dedicated to being accessible to our waiver clients. We frequently work evenings and weekends and are committed to providing personal attention to each client. May Law Group's immigration lawyers care about obtaining approvals for our clients' waivers and our dedication to winning cases has resulted in an outstanding record of successful waiver applications. We work hard to help our clients identify the hardship in their cases and to properly explain and document the hardship in our waiver applications.

Many of our cases involve complex immigration legal issues concerning crimes, misrepresentation, and unlawful presence in the United States. We have successfully obtained approvals in many immigration cases which were previously denied prior to our engagement as counsel. May Law Group welcomes challenging cases and has obtained approval for cases involving some of the most difficult issues in immigration law. Recent approvals for waiver applications filed by May Law Group have been issued in the Philippines, Canada, South Africa, Mexico, and the United States. Attorney May is dedicated to explaining to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services the extreme hardship which would be incurred by the qualifying relatives in each waiver application if the waiver is not granted. The immigration lawyers at May Law Group are committed to finding the unique hardship in each waiver case. Many times the hardship is not apparent until psychological evaluations are performed, medical records are obtained, or assessments of family ties and career interruption are performed. May Law Group does not give up when the initial hardship assessment is not strong: we view this as a challenge which requires our hard work, research, and diligence to properly document and explain to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services the hardship which our clients are so obviously experiencing.

Valerie L. May, the founder of May Law Group, graduated with honors from both Chatham College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She was a member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Law Review and is admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. May has been interviewed by many media sources as an authority on immigration law, including the New York Times, Associated Press, Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, KDKA Radio, and Fox Radio.

Free same day consultations are available with Attorney May by calling 412-291-4400 (Pittsburgh Office) or 215-880-4977 (Philadelphia Office) or 347-839-1700 (New York Office). Our toll free number is 1-877-LAW-USIM. Free immigration law consultations are available seven days per week. Our immigration law firm is open seven days per week with evening and weekend appointments available.

Contact an Immigration Lawyer in Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York

To speak to an immigration attorney about your immigration goals, including obtaining a work visa in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, New York or anywhere in the United States, we welcome you to contact an immigration lawyer online or call 412-291-4400 | 215-880-4977 | 347-839-1700. Free consultations are available. We represent clients throughout the United States, including Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Allegheny County, and worldwide in Korea, Africa, India, and Pakistan.