waiver of ineligibility
- A formal request by some visa applicants who are considered unfit due to medical, criminal, or security reasons to be granted permission to enter the United States despite those conditions
- In some cases, a waiver of ineligibility can help those denied a visa due to a criminal record gain entry to the United States.
- Even with a proven medical condition, he can still apply for a waiver of ineligibility.
- Despite the security concerns, she proceeded to request a waiver of ineligibility in order to visit the States.