Permanent resident card.
Representation in litigation cases.
Seeking protection because they have suffered persecution.
Relatives may be eligible to receive immigration benefits.
Business Immigration and Compliance Group.
Obtain a “non-immigrant” (temporary) visa.
After a family sponsor, employment-based applications are the second common way to get permanent legal status in the U.S. Our law firm work on one of the key principles guiding the U.S. immigration system has been admitting foreign workers with specialty and skills that are valuable to the U.S. economy. Current U.S. immigration law provides several paths for foreign workers to enter the United States for employment purposes on a temporary or permanent basis. This section focuses on the issues you may encounter in the process to get a green card through your US-based employer.
To meet EB-5 investor visa requirements, foreign investors must make an “at risk” capital investment in a for-profit U.S. business entity. Foreign investors must meet specific United States Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) requirements to obtain their permanent residency through the EB-5 visa program. The investor must meet the capital investment amount requirements, US job creation requirements, and ensure that the business receiving the investment qualifies for the EB-5 program. EB-5 visa applicants, their spouse, and their children under 21 will obtain their permanent residency green card once all requirements have been successfully met and approved by the USCIS. The EB-5 visa is a way to get your green card and permanent residency through investment.
Family based immigration – visa categories: unlimited (immediate relatives) and limited. The Immigration and Nationality Act allows for the immigration of foreigners to the United States based on a relationship to a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
The Diversity Visa Program (sometimes called the Diversity Visa Lottery) is a U.S. Dept.of State program that makes 50,000 legal permanent resident (green card) visas available each year to nationals from countries which the U.S. considers to be under-represented in U.S. immigration. Anyone who is not from an excluded country can apply.
OUR IMMIGRATION LAWYERS CAN ASSIST YOU WITH NONIMMIGRANT VISAS OF ALL CLASSIFICATIONS
In order to be admitted into the United States, a foreigner needs either an immigrant visa or a nonimmigrant visa. Non immigrant visas generally are for purposes of temporary employment or for schooling in the United States. Citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. For nonimmigrant visas, it is divided into nineteen main categories and one special purpose category for NATO personnel. The main categories are given letter designations.
If you are “undocumented”—meaning that you have no immigration status in the United States—and you are in “removal” proceedings, a few legal defenses are available that might make it possible for you to avoid being removed (deported). Be advised, getting a lawyer’s help will be your best bet for successfully requesting relief. Argue That You Are Not Removable as Charged, Request Relief From Removal.
Naturalization is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country. Foreign nationals who wish to become citizens of the United States may do so through the naturalization process. Citizenship confers many advantages. The right to vote, protection from the government, access to certain jobs and benefits, and the option to hold public office. All naturalization applicants must meet a number of filing requirements.
Immigration Waivers and Appeals. An I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, is filed to permit an alien who has been denied admission to the United States to gain admission as a lawful permanent resident or fiancé (e) under certain circumstances. This waiver is based on extreme hardship to United States citizen or lawful permanent resident relatives of the alien which would result if the alien’s inadmissibility cannot be waived. Need a Green Card appeal, immigration appeal, health waiver, overstay waiver, or some other waiver, you also need an experienced immigration lawyer. The Board of Immigration Appeal can be a frustrating roadblock, we have the experience lawyers to deal with it effectively
Reopening or reconsideration before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
The Board may at any time reopen or reconsider on its own motion any case in which it has rendered a decision. A request to reopen or reconsider any case in which a decision has been made by the Board, which request is made by the Service, or by the party affected by the decision, must be in the form of a written motion to the Board.
Elan Baret work aggressively to help clients avoid the harsh immigration consequences of criminal convictions. A criminal record can put your immigration status in peril. If you are convicted of a crime in the U.S., you could face deportation/removal, denial of citizenship and other serious consequences. A criminal record could end your dream of living and working in the United States.