Immigration ICE Raids: What Are Your Rights As An Immigrant?
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid, also known as an immigration raid, is an operation led by ICE agents to identify, detain, and potentially deport individuals believed to be illegally in the U.S. These raids typically involve large-scale searches of homes, businesses, and public spaces in areas with a high concentration of immigrants. ICE […]
Is an Immigration Lawyer Worth the Cost?
If you are about to start an immigration process in the USA, you may be wondering if hiring an immigration lawyer is worth the cost. The truth is that the immigration system can be pretty confusing and hard to navigate, and a lawyer specialized in this area can help you save money, time, and a […]
Benefits for Immigrant Survivors of Serious Crimes
Hiring an immigration attorney is an excellent way of ensuring a successful and smooth transition to a new place of residence. With an attorney’s expertise, clients can navigate the complex and ever-changing immigration process of the United States with confidence, knowing that their legal rights are secure. Having an attorney on your side is invaluable […]
Get Behind Me Rivera-Vega: Huge Immigration Victory for Undocumented Father of U.S. Marine; Faced Inadmissibility for Illegal Re-Entry and Unlawful Presence
Our office got a terrific win (after two RFEs!) for a Mexican National and the father of a U.S. Marine facing ineligibility for legal residency because of his prior illegal entries and re-entries into the U.S. An illegal re-entry can make it legally impossible for a non-citizen to get green card status in the U.S. […]
Mistakes to Avoid During Your Marriage Green Card Interview
Suppose you’re going through the process of obtaining a marriage-based green card in the United States. In that case, you will need to attend an interview with a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officer. This interview is a critical step in the process, and it’s essential to be prepared to avoid making any mistakes […]
What to expect in the naturalization process?
Naturalization is the legal process through which a person can become a United States citizen. This process involves meeting specific requirements, such as residency, language proficiency, passing a citizenship test, and going through a formal application process. Once a person is naturalized, they are granted the same rights and privileges as any other US citizen, […]
CROSS-APPEALS/TEN-YEAR BAR – WE ARE BACK BABY!
After a very long hiatus, “Top of the Ninth” is back – though maybe at a slightly different pace. In an attempt to get more work/life balance, I stopped blogging. I went full-on Marie Kondo, thanked everything in my life for giving me joy, and eliminated things that were no longer giving me joy. But […]
Can U.S. Citizens Help Their Parents Receive Green Cards?
If you live in the United States and want to bring your parents to live in the country legally, you can do so as long as you are a US citizen and over 21 years of age. The United States has a family-based green card process that allows US citizens to request that their parents […]
Common visa application mistakes to avoid
When we want to travel to the United States and plan a vacation or business trip, we must consider that the first thing we have to do is apply for a visa. This can be a confusing and cumbersome process for many people, especially those who are doing it for the first time. As if […]
Why You Need an Immigration Defense Lawyer
The immigration system in the United States can be very confusing and complex, involving many constantly changing rules and regulations. Starting an immigration process consists in navigating a multitude of forms, procedures, and deadlines and can be extremely difficult to understand without the help of a professional. An immigration lawyer can not only help clarify […]