How Can One Obtain an Immigration Pardon for a Drug Conviction?


Obtaining an immigration pardon or waiver for a drug conviction is a complex process that involves demonstrating eligibility and significant hardship to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident relative.

Types of Waivers

  1. I-601 Waiver: For various grounds of inadmissibility, including some drug offenses.
  2. I-601A Provisional Waiver: Specifically for unlawful presence, applied before consular interviews.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Extreme Hardship: Must prove severe hardship to a qualifying relative.
  • Rehabilitation and Moral Character: Evidence of rehabilitation supports the waiver application.


  1. Seek Legal Advice: Essential due to the complexity of the process.
  2. File the Application: Complete and submit Form I-601 with supporting documents.

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