Q: an Humanitarian visa can get denied because the reason is chronic depression?
- My mom lives is venezuela right now
- she does not have a tourist visa
- I will become a USA citizen in a few months
- I work as engineer in USA
- My mom take medication for depression
- my mom has a sister who committed suicide
- my mom is suffering a chronic depression at this time , losing a lot of wait.
- my mom can not take her of herself
- she is 69 years old
- she needs my emotion support
A: You present a very long list of legal and personal issues that should be directed to a licensed practicing attorney familiar with that area of immigration law. Consider meeting in person or remotely via conference call or zoom.
Have you considered bringing your mom to the US to live here permanently once you become a US citizen rather than humanitarian visa? Regardless, There are four main reasons why someone could be denied entry to the US because of their health:
1) Communicable disease of public health significance,
2) An immigrant’s failure to show proof of required vaccinations,
3) Physical or mental disorder with associated harmful behavior, and
4) Drug abuse or addiction.
In order for your mom to be admissible to the US, you will have to show that her mental disorder is not associated with harmful behavior. I would strongly recommend working with an experienced immigration attorney. You can find one on Justia.com, Avvo.com or AILA.org. Best wishes!
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