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Neil F. Lewis

Neil Lewis’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • Immigration counsel for Criminal Defense Lawyers, presented 9/20/13 to HCDL

    For my Hillsborough County criminal defense friends,I offer the following: You will face clients with three different citizenship statuses. You will have clients who are US citizens. You will have clients who are permanent residents. And you will have clients who are neither. ...

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  • Evidence needed for Special Rule Cancellation of Removal application:

    This application, available under 240A(b)(2) of the INA, is especially helpful when aliens are brought here in K-1 status under false pretenses and are abused by their sponsors: 1. Family ties within the U.S. we need copies of birth certificates of all your children copies of ...

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  • Evidence to collect prior to submitting a Request for Humanitarian Reinstatement

    1. Family ties within the U.S. we need copies of birth certificates of all your children copies of green cards or citizenship documents of all U.S. citizen relatives copies of marriage certificates and birth records to establish the family relationship claimed 2. Residency of ...

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  • Documents to collect prior to filing a K-1 petition

    DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR FIANC VISA (K-1) From the U.S. Citizen: 1. Intent to Marry Letter addressed to Citizenship and Immigration Services with details about the length of the courtship, how the alien and U.S. citizen met and fell in love, how long they have known each other, an...

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  • Items you will need to collect prior to filing for Adjustment of Status

    a copy of the aliens passport information page; four passport-style photos of the alien; two passport-style photos of the United States citizen (USC); a copy of the aliens I-94 arrival document; certified copies of all arrest reports, court documents and final disposition of c...

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  • How to present yourself at a CIS marriage interview

    Dress Properly Nothing offends the officers I know more than people dressing like they are going to a flea market rather than an important government office. The ISOs believe they are important, and

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  • Gaining the return of your deported or departed immediate family member

    I-130 Petition filed and approved Citizenship and Immigration Services needs to approve form I-130 (the document that recognizes that your claimed relationship is valid) to the National Visa Center.

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  • How to Support Your Request for a Waiver

    Collect support letters from family and friends You will need letters from friends, family members and associates. These letter must include the letter writers original signature, date, address, pho

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  • How to Replace Your Green Card

    Complete Form I-90 Go to www.uscis.gov and prepare form I-90. Submit The Completed Form to USCIS The smart applicant will submit their I-90 electronically. That is not always possible, so you may al

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  • How to Bring Your Fiancee to the U.S.

    Meet Your Fiancee! You would think this would be obvious, but I meet some people who have become so enthralled with their fiancee that they think a personal visit is not necessary. But the laws of t

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