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Immigration waiverWho is qualified to conduct an immigration psychological evaluation?

Your immigration psychological evaluation must be conducted by a licensed mental health professional.

Psychologists have completed a doctorate degree in psychology and they are licensed in the state where they practice.  You should always verify that the psychologist is licensed in the state where you are physically located at the time of the evaluation.

What is the process of an immigration psychological evaluation?

Before the immigration psychological evaluation, you will be informed about the process and costs.  You will be asked to sign consents and releases that permit sharing the results with your attorney.  You will then be scheduled for your immigration psychological evaluation, which will likely entail several hours of work.  You will undergo psychological interviews and testing. Then, a report will be prepare summarizing the results of the evaluation

What do I receive when the immigration psychological evaluation is completed?

After you have completed the immigration psychological evaluation, a report will be prepared summarizing the results of the evaluation.  The report will be sent to you and your attorney for review. The report belongs to you; thus, you can ask for copies of your report at any time.

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.

How can I contact an immigration psychologist?

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

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