If you are an immigrant and have entered the United States already and experienced persecution or have a well-founded fear of returning to your native country, you may seek asylum.
To qualify, you will have to meet some basic requirements to use asylum as your avenue of legal immigration status to stay in the United States.
What Is Asylum?
Asylum is when an immigrant applies to stay in the...Read More
Deportation hearings can feel ruthless and overwhelming. If you or a loved one are facing deportation, the best way to help your chances is hiring an experienced attorney to help you navigate the complex and emotional process.
What Is Deportation?
In the legal world, deportation means “removal” of a foreign person from the country they currently are in. If you’re an immigrant to the United...Read More
One legal way to enter the United States is to obtain an employer-sponsored green card.
This route ensures the immigrant has a sponsor, but there are many steps to make the green card a reality for the immigrant.
What Are The Steps For Getting an Employer-Sponsored Green Card?
For a business to sponsor a foreign worker for a green card, the company must take three critical initial steps....Read More
The legal rules governing immigration to the United States have changed, stalled, and changed again in the last couple of years, leaving immigrants feeling whiplashed by what to do when seeking citizenship.
President Joe Biden has introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act in early January to help “manage and secure our border, keep our families and communities safe, and better manage migration.”...Read More
When President Joe Biden won the 2020 election, many immigrants rejoiced after four years of harsh immigration policies under the previous administration.
However, the change of leadership in the White House won’t usher in vast immigration benefits quite the way many hoped. Those waiting on an immigration hearing can expect delays well into 2021.
Why Are Immigration Hearings Delayed?...Read More
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the government detained immigrants at an alarming rate and increased their risk of being exposed to the Coronavirus.
The American Bar association wrote on its website, “we have seen daily how the coronavirus epidemic is disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable members of our society. Migrants and those who serve the migrant community have been among...Read More