Immigration Law

The Ultimate Guide to the U.S. Immigration Process

The Ultimate Guide to the U.S. Immigration Process

The process for applying for a U.S. immigration visa, a green card, or naturalized citizenship can seem very complicated – but this ultimate guide to the U.S. immigration process will get you started with the information you need to start down your own path. Visas While the State Department issues temporary visas regularly for study,…

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Arranging a Free Consultation with an Expert Immigration Attorney

Scheduling a Free Consultation with an Certified Immigration Lawyer

It is quite easy to find free information about immigration anywhere online so it is extremely important to know your facts are coming from a reliable source like a certified immigration lawyer. Commentary from television, radio, friends, newspapers, neighborhood companies and online appears to stream without disruption. Some details might be right, some may be…

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Finding An Immigration Lawyer You Can Trust

Finding An Immigration Lawyer You Can Trust

For those already in the United States or intending to come, finding an immigration lawyer that is experienced and trustworthy is crucial. During this time when United States immigration policies are presently under evaluation, the need to obtain an immigration attorney, even at brief notice, may be important to your future. Whether you require assistance…

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Political Asylum USA: FAQ'S

Political Asylum USA: Frequently Asked Questions

The USA Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) understands that foreign nationals might be exposed to harassment, discrimination or unfair mistreatment founded on race, religious bias, or political and cultural association in their home countries. For those who are currently in the United States and can prove that going back to their native nation may subject…

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What is a H-1B visa?

The Challenge Of H-1B Visas In our Houston Immigration Law practice, we are often asked the question, “How can I get a work visa?” Technically, there is no such thing as a basic visa to work in the US. Each visa classification is for a specific purpose, specifically studying (F-1, M-1, J-1), tourism (B-2), to…

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What is Political Asylum in the US?

Political asylum is an application approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that permits an applicant to seek protection from persecution in their country of nationality. To be validated: That the application has been filed within one year of entry into the United States…

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What is a Green Card?

The term green card is used regularly in the United States, but I often wonder how many people understand what it signifies. Green card is a colloquialism for what is really called lawful permanent resident or LPR status in U.S. immigration law. A person having LPR status has the right to permanently reside in the…

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An Alphabet Soup of Temporary Visas

What Is A “Visa”? When people hear that word, they think it is a person’s permit to be in a country. Under U.S. immigration law, “visa” is a technical term that refers to a record stamped into a person’s passport that allows the individual to seek entrance into the United States for a specific purpose.…

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Immigration Policy – What If There Is No Line?

Recently, I was listening to a talk radio program in which immigration was discussed. The gist of the discussion was responding to the question, “Why don’t illegal immigrants just get in line?” The point the host was making was that if those wanting to immigrate to the United States would just get in line and…

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