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writing notes, making video callWhat to expect for immigration psychological evaluation?

An immigration psychological evaluation is not a therapy session.  An immigration psychological evaluation is a process that includes testing and interviews of the client.  The immigration psychological evaluation usually entails two or more meetings conducted by an immigration psychologist.  The immigration psychologist is a doctor in psychology who is licensed in the state where you are located at the time of the interview.  The immigration psychologist will explain that process, purpose and cost of the immigration psychological evaluation before it starts.

When the immigration psychological evaluation is completed, the immigration psychologist prepares a report summarizing the results and recommendations.

What are the emotional and psychological effects of immigrating to another country?

The immigration psychologist specializing in assessing how the immigration issues may or may impact the individual being evaluated.  Migration can have emotional and psychological effects of those who are called to migrate.  The effects of migration vary for person to person.  It is the job of the immigration psychologist to identify the unique circumstances of the person being evaluated and how those circumstances are affected by migration.  For example, the client’s unique medical and mental health history has to be taken into consideration to determine if migration to another country can have an adverse effect.  The client’s language abilities, intelligence and learning disabilities may play a role in the client’s ability to adapt after migrating to another country.

Does immigration require a psychological evaluation?

Not all immigration cases require an immigration psychological evaluation.  Only your immigration attorney can determine whether the case can benefit from a psychological evaluation.  The immigration psychologist will never give legal advice; therefore, the immigration attorney must assess the case and then make the referral to an immigration psychologist.  Once the immigration psychological evaluation is completed, the immigration attorney will use the evaluation to inform the legal strategy.

How do immigration psychologists and immigration attorneys work together?

Immigration psychologists and Immigration Attorneys have a working relationship that must protect the independence of opinion and the objectivity of each professional.

Immigration psychologists must understand rules of admissibility to determine whether the testing and procedures used are valid and reliable enough to stand the scrutiny of the court and other experts.  Immigration psychologists must understand how to provide testimony as required by the case.

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Immigration Psychology, Inc. has Florida immigration psychologists, North Carolina immigration psychologists, South Carolina immigration psychologists, and experts in other states.


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