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

Posted on : July 11, 2020
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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
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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
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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]

Can I Petition For My Fiancé?

Posted on : March 22, 2020
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Do You Have A Fiancé You Want To Bring To The US? If you are interested in bringing your Fiancé to the United States from a foreign country, you may be able to file for what is known as the Fiancé Visa (k-1). A k-1 is a non-immigrant Visa filed on behalf of your fiancé that allows him/her [Read More]

Eligibility of the U.S citizen Sponser

Posted on : February 12, 2020
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Sponser Qualifications As part of the process of reviewing a marriage green card application, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires a background and security checks on those who seek a green card as well as their spouse. If you do not have a criminal background, then you have nothing to worry about as the [Read More]

Petition for a relative to come to the U.S. in Texas

Posted on : January 24, 2020
Houston Texas Green Card Lawyer
Petitioning for a relative starts with filing a form called I-130 with the department of homeland security. Filing for a petition for a family member can get personal for both you and the family member. We are here to help make your petition as seamless as possible and to answer all of your concerns when [Read More]

Does An Arrest Affect My Green Card?

Posted on : July 30, 2019
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If you have been accused of a crime in Texas and are concerned about how this may affect your Green Card, it is important that you understand your rights and obligations under the law. What If I Have Been Arrested? First and foremost, if you are facing charges after an arrest, it is vital that [Read More]

What You Need To Know About Fiance Visa’s

Posted on : June 20, 2019
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Are You Considering Bringing Your Fiance To The USA? There are some important elements involved when you are deciding whether or not to bring your fiance to the United States. Much of it involves paperwork and red-tape, and in many instances, a lot of time.  We cannot stress this part enough: you must be prepared [Read More]

How Long Does My Green Card Stay Valid?

Posted on : May 13, 2019
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Knowing the expiration dates around any of your travel documents and permission to be in the country is crucial for immigration purposes. You can end up in a confusing or frustrating situation if you have not planned ahead properly. This is a big reason why plenty of people with immigration documents turn to a lawyer [Read More]

Can I Get a Green Card Through a Family Connection?

Posted on : April 5, 2019
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Are you looking to get help with a green card application? Are you overwhelmed by all the different paperwork found online or are you confused about whether or not you qualify under your family member? One of the most common questions presented to an immigration lawyer is whether you are able to obtain a green [Read More]