Facing Deportation? Here’s What You Need to Know

Deportation is a frightening and highly unpleasant process - but it’s a reality that hundreds of thousands of individuals face every year. So what do you do if you or a loved one is facing deportation? First, it is critical that you have a lawyer on your team. In the U.S., criminals are entitled to public defenders if they can’t afford an attorney, but immigrants facing deportation don’t have the same rights. In this Read More

How to Help a Family Member Immigrate to the U.S.

Are you in the U.S. and hoping to bring family members from another country to live here too? A relative of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident will usually find it easier to move to the U.S. than someone with no relatives here. Whether you’re a citizen or a legal permanent resident has an effect on the relatives you’ll be able to petition to bring to the U.S. There are two visa categories, immediate relatives and Read More

What You Need to Know About the Green Card Lottery Program

If you or your family members are considering immigration to the United States, or are in the midst of the process, you’ve probably heard about the green card lottery program. But if you’re like many people, you may be unclear on exactly what the program is - and what it means for you. Today, we’ll try to shed some light on the issue. In 1990 Congress established a new and outside-the-box way for people to immigrate Read More

How Will Changing Popular Opinion Impact Immigration Policy?

Immigration reform has been a hot-button political issue in 2013, and while it does not appear likely that legislation will pass this year, the fact that there has even been widespread debate on the subject represents progress. In the last twenty years, support for pro-immigrant policies has dramatically grown. In 1994, California passed a law that was widely perceived to be the harshest anti-immigrant law in the Read More

Getting a Green Card: Am I Eligible?

Getting a “Green Card” can a complex process. One of the questions we frequently receive is simply “How can I qualify for a Green Card?” The answer depends on your specific situation. In this post, we will break down a variety of common scenarios. If you have family members who are U.S. citizens, you have a “leg up” in the process. If you are: •    Married to a U.S. citizen •    The widow or widower of a U.S. Read More

Miami Immigration: The Basics

Immigration law is complicated and can be intimidating. If you or a loved one is considering immigration to the United States, you may find yourself overwhelmed and unsure where to begin. Today, we’re going to take a “big picture” look at the immigration process. This will hopefully help you understand the system and give you an idea of where to begin. And if you’d like help, we are here for you! First of all, Read More

Considering Immigration to the US? Here Are Four Facts to Keep in Mind

There is nothing simple about immigration. The law is very complicated and always changing, and dealing with the government is never easy. Here are four facts to keep in mind as you weigh your next steps: 1. Your employer may be able to help you get a green card. If you are working in the U.S. with an H1B or similar visa, your employer may be able to sponsor you for a green card. 2. The length of your wait is often Read More

Miami Immigration: Three Tips for a Smoother “Green Card” Process

Applying for a green card can be complicated, stressful, and intimidating. In order to make the process slightly less difficult, here are three tips to keep in mind: 1. Beware of scams. It’s sad but true – there are scam artists out there looking to take advantage of immigrants dreaming of a brighter future. Below are several common forms of fraud to watch out for: Claims that paying a fee will make it more likely Read More

Welcome to our Miami Immigration Blog

Welcome to our immigration blog! Make sure you stay tuned for the breaking news, tips, and information relating to immigration law. Also be sure to connect with us on Twitter for the latest information and updates! Read More

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