Immigration Law

U.S. Immigration Law attorneys provide legal services for individuals who are not citizens of the U.S, with emphasis on their legal status here. This includes their legal rights, duties and obligations when living in and/or visiting the U.S., as well as the federally mandated requirements for entering and/or remaining in the U.S.

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  • International Crimes and Extradition
      by HG.org

    When someone has been accused of a crime, he or she is usually provided the right of a fair trial. However, some of these situations involve extradition to his or her country of origin, and this could lead to complications in ensuring he or she has been punished in accordance with the international courts.

  • Increase in Penalties for Employment Eligibility Form I-9 Violations
      by HG.org

    Increases in enforcement for the Immigration Reform and Control Act violations affect employees that work as non-home office workers. Many of these employees may or may not have signed an I-9, but when the federal government checks, these issues could lead to fines and other penalties when the worker has not filed the proper paperwork with the company.

  • Asylum in the USA

    U.S. immigration law includes protections for “asylees” and “refugees.” Before continuing, it is important to understand the similarities and differences between asylee and refugee status.

  • Immigrating to Canada with a Criminal Record
      by HG.org

    For citizens from another country not native to Canada, it is possible that immigration is not possible when the individual has a criminal record. This is called criminally inadmissible, and each person is assessed based on the crime, the severity, restitution and behavior exhibited after the incident.

  • How Do Divorce and Annulment Affect the Immigration Process

    Divorce or annulment of marriage can cause some complications with the status of a green card holder. If an immigrant has obtained a permanent residency via marriage to a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident, it could lead to revocation of the permanent residency and/or even removal from the country altogether.

  • The Malta Declaration and the Italy-Libya Memo
      by HG.org

    The Malta Declaration has been issued in response to the massive migration of third-country citizens. With the assistance of Libya and other EU countries, the migration issue with foreign nationals may be met so that management of the increased flow of persons may be accomplished appropriately.

  • Immigration Consequences for Non-United States Citizens

    The immigration consequences related to criminal charges for non-U.S. citizens can be severe.

  • Impact of Trump’s Travel Bans and Extreme Vetting
      by HG.org

    When travel bans were imposed on certain persons, this affected both the group and everyone involved with these persons. Halting the assistance of immigrants and refugees, the country became embroiled in conflict from many sides that takes time to resolve.

  • Investor Visa Denied - Can I Get My Investment Funds Back?
      by HG.org

    Visa applications for immigration or remaining in the United States based on entrepreneur matters is based on having a company already and showing that the established or startup falls within the required criteria. Without showing these factors to the Immigration Office, the visa could be denied even if investment amounts are large.

  • U.S. Immigration and Refugees

    Both refugees and asylees must meet the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) definition of “refugee.” However, there is a key difference between refugees and asylees in how one seeks the statuses.


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