My desire to become an attorney arose out of my family's experience immigrating to... more
My desire to become an attorney arose out of my family's experience immigrating to the United States. From the age of 10, I acted as a translator for my parents on important issues. Whether it was obtaining a car loan or talking to a doctor, I learned the importance of having the right person advocate on your behalf. Today, I enjoy being a source of information and a strong advocate for ... view profile
Immigration attorneys (sometimes called “green card lawyers”) represent people who want to come to the United States, whether it be for schooling, work, or just a visit. Immigration lawyers can also help “illegal” immigrants found living in the U.S. without permission. Immigration laws govern who can enter the U.S., how long they can stay, what they can do while they are here, and how they can become American citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen and want to apply for a green card or other visa, or if you are already in the U.S. and have been threatened with deportation, an immigration lawyer can help you.