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Immigration Psychological Evaluations

Immigration Psychological Evaluations for Asylum or Refugee Claims, U Visa Applications, Adoption and Guardianship Cases, Family Reunification, Mental Health Waivers, and More.

An authentic and honest exploration of feelings in Immigration Psychological Evaluations.

We provide immigration psychological evaluations for…

Asylum or Refugee Claims

Many asylum seekers have experienced severe trauma, persecution, or violence in their home countries, and immigration psychological evaluations serve as a means to document and validate these experiences. Therapists can assess the mental health impact of such trauma, offering a professional perspective on the individual’s psychological well-being. The therapy process allows individuals to articulate and process their traumatic experiences, providing a narrative that can be presented in immigration court. This documentation can strengthen the credibility of their asylum or refugee claim by demonstrating the genuine and lasting effects of the persecution they have endured.

Visa Applications

Individuals seeking immigration psychological evaluations for visa applications, such as U visa or VAWA self-petitions, often do so to establish the psychological impact of specific circumstances that form the basis of their immigration claims. Therapists play a crucial role in assessing and documenting these mental health aspects, providing a professional evaluation of the individual’s emotional state. This therapeutic documentation not only aids in the healing process for survivors but also serves as vital evidence supporting their visa applications.

Mental Health Waivers

Individuals seeking immigration psychological evaluations for mental health waivers in the context of immigration often do so to address concerns related to their mental health conditions and demonstrate their ability to function positively in society. Therapy serves as a means for individuals to gain insight into their mental health challenges, develop coping mechanisms, and make progress in their overall well-being. For immigration evaluations, therapists play a crucial role in assessing the individual’s current mental health status, stability, and the impact of any mental health conditions on their daily life. The therapeutic process allows individuals to present a comprehensive picture of their mental health journey, showcasing their commitment to managing and mitigating the effects of their conditions. This documentation can be instrumental in immigration cases where applicants are required to provide evidence of their ability to contribute positively to society despite mental health challenges, strengthening their case for a mental health waiver.

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Immigration Psychological Evaluations – Steps and FAQ

What is an immigration evaluation?

Immigration evaluations are assessments conducted by licensed clinicians, to explain the mental health state of an individual in an immigration case.

What is the purpose of it?

They are for the purpose of supporting an immigration case.  They can help support an immigration petition, by helping to prove extreme hardship, as well as the mental health challenges that can occur absent of immigration.

What is the cost?

Immigration Evaluations can cost anywhere from $750-$1000 depending on the time needed to complete the evaluation. Additional costs are for rush cases which are an additional $150 – $200.

Does insurance cover my immigration evaluation?

Unfortunately, insurance does not cover the evaluation. Engaging insurance establishes a connection between patient and provider, potentially compromising the impartiality required for an evaluation, which may inadvertently undermine your case.

What are rush cases?

Any case that is requested for completion within 1 week or less is considered a rush case. You must make request for a rush case.

What is the process?

Typically evaluations are two sessions, each being two hours in length. The after the second session it will be 1-2 weeks for a draft to be completed. You and any party you wish will be able to review the draft to assess accuracy in the information. After this the final version will be sent to you. There are no additional costs for revisions.

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