Consular Processing

consular_2Visa applicants who are consular processing from outside the United States need experienced representation. They have only one chance to present their case with no legal right to appeal if their application is denied. They apply to U.S. Embassies and Consulates located throughout the world for temporary visas to the U.S. based on a specific defined purpose or for immigrant visas to complete permanent residence based on an already approved family or employer petition. The stakes are exceptionally high. If the visa is denied, the applicant is literally stuck outside the country.

Our firm has extensive experience in consular processing to help clients anticipate and avoid problems. We make sure that our clients are fully prepared for visa interviews, and, when appropriate, we represent them at visa interviews to maximize their chances of approval.

Waivers of Inadmissibility

Some visa applicants may need a waiver of inadmissibility before a consular office will review their case. They may be inadmissible to the United States for reasons related to unlawful presence, misrepresentations, or past criminal history. Still, they may eligible for a waiver of inadmissibility based on close family ties to the U.S. and hardship. We work closely with applicants and their U.S. family members to prepare the strongest possible inadmissibility waivers, giving personalized attention to each case. We work so hard because we know that only a successful waiver will keep these families together.