Immigration Issues/immigration


""i came in USA Nov 01, 1996 with p3 visa. then i get green card on base of labor cert in may 2002. i was owner of a motel in Richmond, va since July 1999. in 2002 at that motel some guest who stayed in motel start drug trafficking. in may 2003 i was sentenced for misprision of a felony. i was not involved in any drug activity. i have no criminal records. that time i was an Alien with green card and was not deported. after that i went to India to see my parents in may 2004 from Washington, dc and back after five weeks in June 2004. now when i went to India again in June 2007 and back in July 2007 from Atlanta, GA i was found not admissible in USA because of that charge i have on my record from may 2003. i had a differed inspection on Aug 22, 2007. on that day officer told me to go home and wait for court latter to see an immigration judge. till today i did not get any latter from court yet. my question is am i eligible for file waiver I-601 and waiver H-212? if i am then what are my chance to get approved? am i still get deported? my wife is green card holder and i have us born son age 7 and India born daughter with green card in us. she is 12 years old.""

Dear Raj: I would advise that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney in this matter. Do not wait until your case gets docketed. This is a very complex issue to be addressed in a free question/answer website.


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Ramasamy Krishnan


Immigration particularly business immigration and National Interest Waivers.


I have over 7 years of experience in all facets of immigration law. Specifically focusing on filing of National Interest Waivers (NIW), Alien of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers/Professors petitions for Ph.D's and other advanced degree professionals. I have also assisted clients in numerous PERM, H-1b, L and other nonimmigrant visa applications. I am a partner at the law firm Ashley & Krishnan,

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