Visa Law

Immigration lawyers practicing visa law can help immigrants apply for a visa or green card before entering the U.S., or upon denial, help seek a waiver or offer proof that the visa should be granted. They can assist with work visas, marriage and fiancé visas, investor visas, family petitions, and asylum. Their assistance is invaluable in dealing with and understanding complex immigration laws.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How America’s Immigrant Workforce Is Changing

    Immigrants account for 17 percent of the American labor force.

  • Immigrants Are Essential to the Economy

    Immigration is a heated issue in America, largely because of the politics involved. Setting politics aside, consider the ramifications of reducing immigration on the economy. To understand why immigrants are essential to the economy the numbers, rather than political passions, must be considered.

  • Acquiring Work Visas in the United States for Employment Purposes
      by HG.org

    For someone from a foreign country to enter the United States, he or she must acquire a visa. This may be a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary or limited time within the country, or this could be a permanent residence stay with a full immigrant visa.

  • Is Legal Status Possible If I Used a False Name on My Asylum Application?
      by HG.org

    Asylum is a special immigration status that allows someone to potentially stay in a country even though he or she did not qualify for immigration on other grounds. Asylum may be granted to individuals who are being persecuted for religious or political beliefs.

  • Both Me and My Spouse Are in the U.S. on Visas, Can We Get a Divorce Here?
      by HG.org

    Many people travel to the United States on visas every year. These are individuals who may plan to stay in the United States for a certain amount of time, such as when they are finished traveling or attending school, or they may be individuals who eventually have a plan to immigrate permanently to the United States. While they are in the country, they may decide to change their marital status.

  • U.S. Illegal Immigration and Considerations of Moving to Canada
      by HG.org

    Individuals who are currently in the United States without proper documentation may decide to move to Canada at some point. Knowing how a move of this nature can affect an immigrant can help an immigrant make a more informed decision.

  • Are There Differences between a Visa and a Green Card?
      by HG.org

    There are important differences between a visa and a green card. It is vital that you understand these differences thoroughly before you apply for either one. Not all people are eligible for both types of immigration benefits. While many people believe that visa and green cards are the same. This is not accurate information. Each one has its own purpose and different eligibility requirements.


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