What Are the Most Common Deportation Defenses?

Posted on : February 12, 2021
The idea of being deported is frightening, especially if you haven’t been to your “home country” in some time — or at all. Your family could be significantly impacted by your deportation, leaving them without the resources they need. It’s important that you act as quickly as you can if you are at risk of [Read More]

What Are the 4 Types of Immigration Statuses?

Posted on : January 18, 2021
Learn about the four types of immigration statuses and how they may affect you. Find out how to get experienced legal help with immigration in Texas.  1. American Citizens  An American Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States of America, is either a person who was born on U.S. land, or someone who has [Read More]

What Could Cause My Work Visa to Be Denied?

Posted on : December 15, 2020
A work visa can allow you to get a job in the U.S. and live in the country for a certain period of time. However, if your visa application was denied, you may be wondering why and what to do next. Here’s what you should know.  1. You Submitted an Application With Errors  The process [Read More]

Should I Lie On My Immigration Application?

Posted on : November 30, 2020
A common misconception among people immigrating to the United States is that lying or falsifying information on your application will increase your chances of being approved. However, quite the opposite is true; it can actually cause your immigration application to be denied.  Here’s what you need to know about lying or making mistakes on your [Read More]

Why Do People Immigrate to the United States?

Posted on : October 30, 2020
The United States has long prided itself on being a land of diverse individuals, most of whose ancestors immigrated to America from other countries. Today, people continue to immigrate to the U.S., despite it becoming increasingly difficult to do so under tighter and tighter regulations. Why do people immigrate to America and how can you [Read More]

What Is Birthright Citizenship and How Can I Protect It?

Posted on : September 30, 2020
Birthright Citizenship: What You Need To Know Birthright citizenship is one of the primary motivators for immigration, with the goal being for parents to make a better life for their families by having a child in the United States. There’s nothing wrong with seeking birthright citizenship; in fact, the country’s laws protect it.  Here’s what [Read More]

What Are the Most Common Immigration Mistakes?

Posted on : August 22, 2020
Are you interested in immigrating to the United States? This can be a long, complex process that takes a toll both mentally and financially. Many immigrant hopefuls end up with their applications denied due to simple mistakes that can be avoided. Don’t make the following errors to increase your chances of immigration success. Neglecting to [Read More]

How Do I Get a Green Card in the U.S.?

Posted on : July 11, 2020
Permanent Resident Card A U.S. green card, also called a Permanent Resident Card, is a legal document that grants immigrants the right to live and work in the U.S. As long as the resident does not commit any crimes that have a penalty of deportation. Here’s what you should know about getting a green card [Read More]

What Should I Do If Police Stop Me and Ask My Immigration Status?

Posted on : May 23, 2020
As an immigrant, you may get stopped by the police and questioned about your immigration status. You may even be arrested. Here’s what you can do to deescalate a situation with the police and how to get help if you’ve been detained.   Keep Your Immigration Papers With You  If you are over 18, you should [Read More]

Permanent Deportation Based On Criminal Convictions

Posted on : April 22, 2020
You will be permanently removed from obtaining U.S. citizenship if you have been convicted of: Murder  An aggravated felony (A misdemeanor might be considered an aggravated felony) If the conviction was issued after the 29th of November 1990.  If you are hoping to apply for naturalization in the U.S. and possess a criminal background, it [Read More]