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Immigration Evaluations

Immigration Services Department assists individuals and families in their immigration process. If your attorney has requested that you obtain a psychological assessment from an immigration assessment clinician, we are here to help you with these services. We have vast experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. 

Immigration Psychological Assessment

An immigration psychological assessment explains the history (in-depth), current life, and difficulties an individual has experienced or is currently experiencing. It explains the protective and risk factors of an individual's mental health concerning separation from a loved one or a relocation to another country. ​

 

Why Do I Need an Immigration Psychological Assessment?

In our experience, a psychological assessment adds relevant value to an immigration case. 

Our comprehensive assessment is conducted by a knowledgeable mental health professional and will include the factors of your psychological well-being. The report is thoroughly written and will be used by your attorney to effectively support your case and move forward with the appropriate immigration proceedings.

 

What Type of Immigration Cases Benefit from an Immigration Psychological Assessment?

Psychological Immigration Assessments and reports are used in five major areas of immigration proceedings:

​​               - Extreme Hardship Cases

               - Extremely and Unusual Hardship

               - Asylum 

               - Spousal Abuse (VAWA)

               - U Visa - I-918 and T- Visa

 

What is the Process Like for Obtaining a Psychological Assessment at MCC?

1st appointment: to gather biopsychosocial history 

2nd appointment: to gather information on specific and relevant experiences 

3rd appointment: to administer psychometric questionnaires 

4th appointment: to review detailed information in the assessment prior to sending the final report to you and your attorney 

 

How Much Will a Psychological Assessment Cost Me?

The cost depends on the type of immigration assessment and the number of family members or relatives we will be interviewing. 

The cost includes:

               - all sessions 

               - diagnostic questionnaires 

               - follow-up contacts

               - a digital copy of the written report that is sent to you and your attorney

               - referrals to additional services that may be needed. 

*We guarantee a total cost without hidden charges. Contact us for a consultation to determine the assessment fees.*

FAQ 

  • Are immigration psychological assessments covered by insurance?  

    • No, immigration psychological assessments are not covered by insurance. 

  • For how long is an assessment valid?  

    • Typically, psychological assessments for an immigration case are valid for one year. After one year, you will have to meet with our clinician again to update the report or be subject to getting a new assessment done.

  • How soon can I start with a psychological assessment? 

    • As soon as your attorney requests for you to get an assessment done, please reach out to us to begin the process. It can take us anywhere between 2-3 months to have your report completed and signed. Call us at 385-419-0216 to make an appointment.

  • Can you guarantee that the psychological assessment will help win my case?

    • No. Although we cannot guarantee that you will win your case with a psychological assessment, the assessment will strengthen and support your case. 

  • I am receiving mental health services at MCC, can my therapist do an immigration assessment for me?

    • No, only one clinician at MCC is offering psychological assessments. Please call us at 385-419-0216 to begin the process.

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