The U.S. Citizen marries (or wants to marry) the foreign national who entered the U.S. with a visa, but overstayed This is generally the best situation. If the foreign national entered with a visa a
Ask for Release ICE will be very unwilling to release someone with a "final order" but the non-citizen can petition to the Detention & Removal Office (DRO) to appeal to their humanitarian side to req
Warning 1: Attorney does not ask you if you are a citizen of the United States Even if you look and sound "American" and have an European sounding name, a criminal attorney who has successfully repre
Getting the Entire History Information is the key to effectively reopening your case. Everything is documented and recorded relating to removal proceedings. You will need to order the transcript of
Check ICE's detainee locator Go to https://locator.ice.gov/odls/homePage.do and type the biographical information about your loved one. If s/he is in Immigration custody, you should be able to loca
Every so often a non-citizen approaches me and requests a very confidential consultation because they have been charged or convicted for solicting a prostitute and they are worried that they may face removal (deportation) as a result. Prostitution is a ground of inadmissibility a...
Qualifying for a waiver from the English language requirement for U.S. Citizenship.
The 212(h) Immigration Waiver.
When an Immigrant is a victim of a severe crime and helps the police, investigators or prosecutors, it is possible to file and obtain a U nonimmigrant petition, which can lead to a greencard (LPR) after 3 years. Ricky Malik, Esq. www.rmlegal.com
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). On June 15, 2012, the Obama Administration issued an executive order to allow young people who were brought to this country through no fault of their own to apply for legal status. Mirroring the DREAM act, this program went into affect on August 2012.