Form I-612 J-1 exceptional hardship waiver applications.

Form I-612 J-1 persecution waiver applications.

J-1 no objection waiver applications.

J-1 interested government agency waiver applications, including HHS researcher applications.

J-2 waiver matters.

(The firm handles all kinds of J-1 and J-2 waiver applications except only for those based on three years of service for foreign medical graduates.)

J-1 waiver appeals and federal court litigation.

(So far the firm’s record on USCIS Administrative Appeals Office appeals of J-1 waiver denials is 41 victories and 1 defeat, and we later obtained a waiver for the one person whose AAO appeal was rejected.)

Legal ethics counseling and expert witness assistance.

Form I-485 adjustment of status applications, both family-based and employment-based.

Form N-400 naturalization applications.

R-1 religious worker petitions.

I-360 religious worker petitions.

O-1 extraordinary ability petitions.

Form I-140 EB-1 extraordinary ability and outstanding researcher petitions.

Form I-751 petitions to remove the condition on conditional residence status.

Other miscellaneous matters.

In addition, the firm has been successful several times in federal court litigation, especially involving challenges to State Department denials of J-1 waiver applications, even though this is commonly thought to be impossible.

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Hake & Schmitt provides immigration law services. The firm was formerly known as Bruce A. Hake, P.C.