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append delete Mike G

Does this so called 'September Letter' exist as a permanent waiver to enter the US?

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append delete #1. ABC

@ Mike G,

It does exist, I have seen it personally. It is complicated and sophisticated to achieve the permanent status.

append delete #2. Mike G

Do you have any more info on how someone gets this type of waiver? Thanks

append delete #3. ABC

@Mike G

Sorry no information, It won't even show on the DHS/CBP website.... It's like an insiders trade secret no one wants to give out....not even on this forum.....and it does exist. But I know a guy in Vancouver, BC who got one... I didn't believe it existed until I met him at the bar and we started chatting about criminals can't enter the states.... and he was like I got a September letter...... and I was like prove it, so we crossed the border together @ peace arch in the same car last year...and CBP didn't hassle him at all...asked me what my waiver was for and I had my I-194 stapled in..so no secondary and we hit a Seattle Seahawks game together..... it looks like similar as a waiver... but has detailed specifics....a regular waiver is generic.

A guy named "RS" who used to be on this forum did it....haven't seen him post online on this forum in months.... that guy is excellent he said from the guy who has his permanent clearance... never met him personally ....but he charges both your nuts I've heard...and he delivers pure results.... but then I assume if you pay for a Honda and expect a Ferrari ... good luck... that's how he exactly described it... I didn't exactly ask him what he paid...but I am sure it wasn't cheap.

I did mine on my own....saved a few dollars....lol

append delete #4. Bunches99

You can only have 1 charge. Not everyone can get it. I spoke with a lawyer in Blaine who does them for 500 bucks. I got his number from a friend who has a September letter through him.

append delete #5. osok

The fee for a I-194 is 595.00 US plus the cost of fingerprinting and paperwork associated with the I-192 which is the application for the I-194 Waiver. For Canadians this cannot be done from the States has to be done here. You then have to attend a pre clearance CBP office or go to a border crossing to process the I-192. Yes you can have more than 1 charge. You must first get a pardon from The Canadian government before you can apply for the waiver

append delete #6. Bunches99

You don't need a pardon. I never got a pardon and I have a waiver.

append delete #7. Rick Vaughn


Really $500 for a September letter (If I qualify), I am located in Squamish, BC, I've also heard about it, but have no idea how to achieve this status and I looked online on the websites, as I had been charged and convicted with an assault with a weapon back in 1999 no jail time and all and I have been turned back twice by CBP asking me for a waiver, so I said screw it I'd rather spend my money overseas. Now the wifey wants to see Vegas lol

Who is this lawyer in Blaine, I would love to speak to him/her if they charge $500 and they can get it for me?

Thank You

Rick Vaughn

append delete #8. Bunches99

His name is Len Saunders #360-220-7794

Give him a call and tell him Jeff said to call (that's who gave me his number and Jeff is the son of a well known politician and the cousin of someone high up in Ottawa so the name drop may help you)

I really hope he can help you out. Like I said I had 2 charges so I didn't qualify.

append delete #9. CBSA

@Rick Vaughn,

Len Saunders couldn't lawyer himself out of a paperbag!

He screws people over. A friend had a waiver done by him in 2011 cause he saw him on global TV. He went and saw him he said oh he will get one cause theft is a petty crime what happened 14 months later denied letter got sent to buddy to his home, when Len got a letter sent to him 8 months before that at his Blaine office. So Lenard got a denial letter but he and his staff was oblivious and didn't send anything back to buddy for months not even a phone call. Buddy was furious man. Had another guy do it for him and bang he got 1 year in 2012, his 3 year in 2015...he's due next year but he's already started for a renewal on his 5th.

Waste of US dollars to Len Sanders, but it's your decision.

If bunches99 cousin is a high up politician in Ottawa and a son of a well known politician, why the need for an immigration lawyer. politicians have connections.... I see that someone is handing out free advertising.

Ask to see Jeff's September letter he can cross out the name and all....just for verification if you decide to go with Len.

Hope that helps Rick Vaughn.

append delete #10. Bunches99

You got an attitude but that's your thing.

1. I said my friend Jeff gave me his number and HIS family is in politics. Readings a great skill.

2. I have seen his letter and know for a 10000% fact he uses it to cross the border weekly.

3. You seem to only comment on here to be negative and nasty. This is the last time I will read or reply to your nonsense.

append delete #11. Bunches99

If I was trying to advertise for the guy I would have tried giving his # away. This person clearly asked for it. I am simply passing on info that I know. I have only spoken to that lawyer 1 time and like I said he told me I didn't qualify. However he answered a lot of questions regarding other things different lawyers couldn't answer because lack of knowledge. Therefore I passed on his number. If he got my friend a September letter I'm sure he can get others who qualify one. If he was such a snake I'm sure he would have tried to get money from me. He did not. Call him or don't call him. I really don't care.

append delete #12. L.S.

Well September Letters are indeed real but only certain offences will qualify. Here are examples of them. Not many people know how to get them. However, RS does indeed know and he is with us. They are not called permanent waivers but they will permanently waive the conviction that you have. Call us and we can tell you if you qualify or not. Essentially you need is on the page. We can see you in Surrey. Lisa.


append delete #13. K Scott

Yes Rick Vaughn you are correct about Len Saunders. He does indeed screw a lot of people from their money. He has also received numerous complaints about the service he offers. He will tell you want to hear just to get paid. He also got into trouble in BC for practicing law with a licence. He often will not even answer the phone before or after he screws the person. Specifically, he received a letter from BC law Society in 2016 regarding this issue.

Btw...2 charges do not necessarily mean that you don't qualify for Sept Letter. It will depend on the type of conviction that you received.If it is anything drug related then you definitely won't qualify. Indictable Theft will not qualify as an example. Certain offences qualify but competitors are always trying to find out what they are so they can cash in.

Call me and I will tell you if you qualify or not. 1 888 908-3841. Either way, we can meet you at the Surrey office with R.S.

append delete #14. Bunches99

In my opinion no one gains business by bad mouthing competition but.... maybe he isn't good but he was honest with me so that's what I'm going by.

append delete #15. K Scott

I am not trying to bad mouth anyone. I am just stating what I personally know and have known since about 2003...which is about when I met him. I know him very very well.

Anyway, I will say in his defence that he is one of the best for doing Green Card applications to reunite families. He really does not like doing waivers but prefers to do family class sponsorships. He prepares them(Green Card) with care from his heart and I will say quite well.

I am just better with border crossing cases. We all have our special niche and his is family greencard applications. Mine just happens to be border crossing cases.

However, the focus here is on September Letters and we should stick to it as such.

append delete #16. K Scott

Btw Rick Vaughn...Assault with a Weapon may or may not qualify for a September Letter. It will depend on what type of weapon was used. We got one for a client with a similar conviction but that was based on the weapon that he used. Also depends on the particular Canadian Statute convicted under. If the weapon was something like a bat then you will likely only get a waiver. Canadian Statute below:

Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm

267 Every one who, in committing an assault,

(a) carries, uses or threatens to use a weapon or an imitation thereof, or

(b) causes bodily harm to the complainant,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding eighteen months.

If you only got 1 conviction total and was convicted under (b), then that one we can 100% get cleared with September Letter. If you got (a) then it will depend on the weapon that was used.

If you received other convictions, then it will depend on what they are and the disposition.

This is what is called a hybrid offence which means that the Crown could have went either way in terms of a conviction. In Canada, a lot of offences are hybrids. This ties into whether an offence is not considered one that would render a person inadmissible.

Thing is that we deal with this stuff daily and give away a lot of free information on our site. If you qualify for derivative usa citizenship, or need a 601 hardship waiver then we have another lawyer we can refer you to. This lawyer is a former CBP officer.

append delete #17. JOHN ROGERS

September letter do "exist" and are given out when an assessment has made that the person is "admissible" even if they were denied entry into the past.

Example. Impaired no longer makes you inadmissble. But we had some clients renewing their waiver who had just an impaired. They then got a letter stating they were no longer inadmissible.

Watch out for people "selling" the ability to "get a september letter". Circumstances have to be right and its not common. Feel free to call 416-843-1371 if you need further information.

append delete #18. L.S.

Ummm impaired convictions never needed a waiver in the beginning. So this is not true about a person having to get a waiver on a drunk driving conviction. September Letters do indeed exist but they can only be obtained for certain offences only. Be wary of people guaranteeing that you can get one. We can get them in certain situations. Call us at 888 908-3841 or 604 332-9213 and ask for Ken since he is the one that knows about these type of cases.

append delete #19. K SCOTT

John Rogers you are correct when you say September Letters are given out when an assessment has made that the person is "admissible" even if they were denied entry into the past. However, it is not correct that DUI requires a waiver. This is only true in extremely rare cases involving things not involving alcohol...or that it is an aggravated DUI. Beyond that, a DUI will for the most part not make a person inadmissible in itself. People should not even be filing for waivers if they have a DUI/Impared conviction. Not every conviction will require a waiver. People can call me directly at 604 332-9213. I will give them the bluntly honest truth on the phone whether they will qualify or not for September. We purposely do not list the convictions that will qualify because competitors are constantly trying to discover them. However, we get them for our clients in here in Surrey. We actually got 2 clients cleared without needing a waiver and they both had possession of a Narcotic(Cocaine offences). However, these are very difficult to do.

append delete #20. JOHN ROGERS

LS, you are incorrect. For many year Impaired driving DID make you inadmissible.

Know why? Because Canada stopped Americans with Impaired and the United States retaliated. It has only been the last few years this was overturned. Your knowledge on this topic seems to be only "recent".

I am sure Ken already knows this BTW. Thanks for being yet another anonymous advocates for him. Interesting, Kens clients all seem to be trolling the internet defending and promoting him. Thats very unusual. LS, whats your name so we can verify your identity on Facebook.

append delete #21. Vincent

Hi All, Please help me understand the letter from them saying below:

...It is the determination of this office that you do not require discretionary relief under INA 212 d 3 A to seek entry into the United States.
Your future inspections, upon applying for admission to the United States, will be conducted in the normal process accorded an applicant seeking admission into this country.

Is this meant that they lift the bar for me for good?
Thank you
Best regards

append delete #22. JOHN ROGERS

This is a September Letter. You no longer need to apply for Waivers.

Let the board know WHY you were denied entry and some details so people can see a circumstance where these can be given out.

append delete #23. Package

Hi Vincent,

Agree with John Rogers can you please share circumstances and did you ask for September Letter or they just issued you on your waiver application.

append delete #24. JOHN ROGERS

Vincent what we mean is:

-why were you denied entry

- If criminal record the approx year.

I assume this was your first application. So for those of you out there hoping for some "secret" to how he obtained this, it has nothing to do with HOW he applied. For example, something in the application told Homeland Security he was not inadmissible in the first place.

When a client gets a September Letter, we may emphasize certain things in his personal letter. "This is my only Impaired conviction" . "I admitted to smoking marijuana at the border because the officer said denying it made me sound like a liar". "I was only 17 when I was convicted of this offence".

There is no space on the forms to check off "September letter".

append delete #25. K SCOTT

John Rogers, you do not know how to obtain these letters. Why don't you stick to what you know ..like being a Utilities Consultant...as that is what you told me that you do? September Letters are possible for certain criminal offences and you do not know how to obtain them. Bloody hell..lol



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