Immigration law is constantly evolving, and a small mistake that may have previously been the right thing to do can destroy your chance at citizenship or significantly harm your business. An experienced immigration lawyer stays current on the changing laws and how they affect individuals and businesses. Immigration law covers a very wide range of issues affecting individuals and families, small businesses, and corporations.
Immigration lawyers handle a wide range of legal issues, and many focus on helping particular types of clients such as individuals and families, employers, large companies, or investors and entrepreneurs. Examples of the legal issues an immigration and visa attorney can help you with include:
If you are in danger of deportation, you need to talk to an immigration lawyer right away. There are many ways to fight deportation, and an experienced immigration attorney can identify all of your options and defenses. First, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the burden of proving that you are removable, as long as you do not concede to being removable.
If you are found to be removable, you may be eligible for relief from removal. Examples of the types of relief include:
Voluntary departure may be available if you cannot legally stay in the U.S. This is preferable to deportation because it keeps deportation off of your record, improving your change of being able to return to the country in the future.
Immigration and visa law is very complicated and a simple mistake can change your life and tear your family apart. To connect with an experienced lawyer in your area, please search our network of experienced immigration attorneys today.