Hardship Psychological Evaluations
A US citizen or legal US resident may experience significant difficulties if a relative is deported or refused entry/re-entry to the United States. In such cases the US citizen or resident can file for a hardship waiver. Hardship waivers may be used in these types of immigration cases:
- Fraud or Willful Misrepresentation
- Battered Spouse Self-Petitioner
- I-601 and I-601A
- CR1 or IR1 Visa (Extreme Hardship)
- Cancellation of Removal
- Fiancee Visa
- Same Sex Couples
Conveniently located in Miami, Florida, our immigration psychological evaluations are performed by experienced licensed psychologists in English or Spanish.
Our immigration hardship evaluations identify a variety of hardships, including mental health diagnoses, past and present trauma and/or abuse, medical conditions, academic/educational concerns, impairment of social and occupational functioning and financial strain. The impact these hardships on the US citizen or resident are carefully explored in our reports.
Additionally, our comprehensive immigration psychological evaluations specifically explore the US citizen or resident’s inability to relocate to another country as well as their inability to reside in the United States without their foreign relative.
This evaluation includes:
- 2 90-minute initial interviews (including psychological assessment scales) with a licensed psychologist
- 5 days to write report draft and send to attorney for feedback
- 7 days to receive attorney feedback and finalize report*
- 30-minute final feedback session to review final report with client (optional)
- Final report will be sent to the attorney and client
Total Time for completion = 14 business days or less**
*This is an estimate. Response times vary by attorney. ** Rushed reports are available, subject to an additional fee.