If you have been deemed not eligible to be admitted into the United States or to adjust your status you may still obtain lawful admission through a waiver. Immigrants and non-immigrants may apply for waivers of most grounds of inadmissibility. The immigration court will make an equitable determination on a case-by-case basis.
If you are eligible you can seek a waiver on failure to have the required documentation, health related bars to admissibility, criminal violations, fraud, trafficking, illegal presence in the country, becoming public charge, to name a few.
Waivers may be granted if the risk to the United States is minimal, there are humanitarian purposes, if it is in the public interest, or it would serve the family unit in keeping members together.
Those that are not U.S. citizens do not enjoy many of the rights of citizenship. For example, you have no right to a court appointed attorney. The rules of Immigration court are vastly different from those in criminal or civil court and judgments are often times severely harsh. Please contact an attorney today for more information on your particular immigration situation.