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Conducting Psychological Assessments for U.S. Immigration Cases

  • Robert S. Meyers

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  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book focuses on the psychologist’s role in assessing immigration cases and serving as an expert witness in these situations. It provides extensive background information on the history of immigration law in the U.S. and the legal precedents that establish professional qualifications for testifying in court, covering a range of forensic evaluations including spousal abuse, cognitive deficits, and hardship consequences of deportation.

Additionally, the book offers practical strategies for:

  • Writing a clinical report acceptable in court
  • Preparing the required waivers for an accurate evaluation
  • Qualifying as an expert witness

Conducting Psychological Assessments for U.S. Immigration Cases is a useful guide for psychologists serving a critical role carrying out evaluations that determine an immigrant’s status and future in the country.  

Keywords

psychological assessment immigration assessment extreme hardship exceptional and extremely unusual hardship forensic psychology psychological report writing domestic abuse waiver political asylum waiver citizenship waiver immigration cases psychological assessment in immigration cases

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert S. Meyers
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  1. 1.New York Psychological Wellness, PCBaysideUSA

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