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How to Apply for a Work Permit Explained by an Immigration Attorney

If you think that you qualify to obtain a work permit from the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), it is important that you follow the steps and procedures correctly so that your application is not rejected or denied.

First, you need to download and complete USCIS Form I-765, application for a work permit. This form asks many questions about you, including biographic information, information about your entry into the United States, and information about your passport. It also asks… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

If Your Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is Ending a Visa Attorney Could Help You Get a Green Card

President Trump and his administration is determined to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of many countries. Currently, the President has declared an end to TPS. However, lawsuits were filed against the President’s decision. We are currently awaiting a final verdict from the courts. If you or a loved one is in fear of losing their TPS status, it is important to talk to a visa attorney to advise you on other possibilities you may have of obtaining… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

Hiring a Deportation Attorney is Vital for Deportation Defense

Hiring a deportation attorney who understands the changing immigration laws and has experience creating strong arguments for relief from deportation is vital to success in deportation defense. Although non-citizens are not required to have an attorney and can choose to represent themselves in deportation proceedings, most are not trained in immigration law and do not have the knowledge or experience needed to successfully win arguments in front of the immigration judge.

The stakes are high. If the non-citizen convinces the… Continue readingSeguir Leyendo

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