Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA or relief for Dreamers, is a discretionary form of relief in which individuals who entered the United States before their 16th birthdays are eligible to get a work permit so that they can obtain a valid social security number and work and go to school legally in the United States.
Family-based immigration is the process by which a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident petitions for a family member to get an immigrant visa (if the family member is residing abroad), or a green card (if the family member is here in the U.S.). Although some of the immigration forms used to petition on behalf of qualifying family members, such
Asylum is a form of humanitarian relief meant to protect immigrants who cannot return to their home countries because they have been harmed or fear they will be harmed in the future based on one of the five protected grounds. Applicants for asylum must prove that they have a “well-founded fear of persecution based on their: race, religion, nationality, political
We have handled 100’s of cases, representing clients in removal, deportation, and exclusion proceedings across the United States including in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Texas. The type of relief from removal for which you are eligible will vary from case to case, but rest assured that we are experienced in
As of March 4, 2013 spouses, parents, and children of U.S. citizens who have remained in the United States illegally for 180 days or more can request a provisional waiver of their unlawful presence while still in the United States. Previously, family members of U.S. citizens who were not eligible to get their green cards in the United States, because
There are a number of benefits and privileges of obtaining citizenship or naturalizing, not the least of which is the right to vote. As a U.S. citizen, you can vote in state and federal elections, and make your voice heard on important issues like comprehensive immigration reform, for example. Moreover, you can apply for certain state and federal government jobs