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A VISA ATTORNEY explains your rights and obligations once you OBTAIN a GREEN CARD

Immigrants who have gone through the process of becoming lawful permanent residents obtain an alien registration card, otherwise known as a green card. The cards are called “green cards”, because in the past the cards used to be green in color. Through the years, the cards have changed colors and designs, but they serve the same function: to grant the immigrant holder lawful status in the United States. When an immigrant becomes a lawful permanent resident, they obtain certain… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

It is recommended to hire a knowledgeable IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY to guide you through the SPOUSAL VISA hardship waiver PROCESS

Many applicants for a spousal visa will be required to file for what is called a hardship waiver with the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). It is very important to hire a knowledgeable immigration attorney to assist you in preparing and submitting all of the required evidence and documentation for the hardship waiver, because without a waiver, your loved one could be stuck outside of the United States for ten years or more.

To obtain a spousal visa hardship… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

Can I appeal a green card denial with the help of an immigration attorney?

Nothing is more frustrating than paying thousands of dollars in application fees and spending months or years of your life waiting for a green card and finding out that your application has been denied. In some circumstances, a knowledgeable immigration attorney can help you file an appeal of the green card denial and help you obtain your green card.

In order to win an appeal of a green card denial, you have to prove that the US immigration official… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

An immigration attorney can help you obtain a spousal visa from within the United States

A US citizen or lawful permanent resident can apply for their spouse to obtain a spousal visa or green card. In some circumstances, it can be advantageous to process the entire spousal visa from within the United States. A knowledgeable immigration attorney can advise you on the spousal visa process and help you determine if processing a spousal visa from within the United States is a good idea for your family.

In general, there are two methods that allow… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

How do I process a family petition and apply with immigration? An immigration attorney can show you the way

The process to obtain a family-based petition approval with US immigration can be difficult and stressful. That is why it is highly recommended to work with an immigration attorney that you trust to help you prepare all of your documentation and information correctly and to make sure the process runs as smoothly and quickly as possible.

Lawful permanent residents and citizens of the United States have the right to file a family petition for certain family members. US citizens can… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

The Process for Deportation Defense in Oregon explained by a Deportation Attorney

Defending against deportation in the United States is very difficult. It is highly recommended that you find a knowledgeable and experienced deportation attorney to represent you in any deportation proceeding.

Deportation proceedings are like a criminal trial. The non-citizen is first charged with an immigration “offense” or reason why the person should be deported. The non-citizen must respond to those charges. If the person cannot prove that he or she is a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

The Visitor Visa Application explained by a Visa Attorney

If you have a friend or loved one living outside of the United States, you may be able to help them apply for a visitor visa to enter the United States by preparing a letter of invitation. An experienced visa attorney can help you prepare a letter of invitation and help your friend or loved through the visitor visa application process.

Visitor visas are usually granted for a period of ten years. The visa can be used for multiple trips… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

The Spousal Visa Application can be confusing. Hiring the right Immigration Attorney can help

If you are a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident, you have the right to file a petition for your husband or wife to obtain a spousal visa, otherwise known as a green card. The spousal visa application process can be confusing. That is why it is recommended to hire an immigration attorney who can help you navigate the changing immigration laws on behalf of your husband or wife.

The first step in a spousal visa application is… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

Filing an Appeal in Deportation Defense with a Deportation Attorney

When an immigration judge issues you a deportation order, it can be very frightening. However, you have the right to appeal the judge’s decision if you think the judge made an error in your case. Filing an appeal in deportation defense is a very complicated and complex process. That is why it is highly recommended that you find an experienced and knowledgeable deportation attorney to represent you.

When you file an appeal in deportation defense, the appeal is sent to… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

Get a Work Permit with the Help of a Deportation Attorney

The deportation process in the United States can take a very long time. Sometimes it can take five years or more from your first appearance in immigration court until the deportation judge makes a final decision in your case. During this time, it is very helpful to have a work permit to work lawfully in the United States while you wait for the judge to make a decision. The process for getting a work permit in deportation proceedings varies depending… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo