Elizabeth Heetderks received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami... more
Elizabeth Heetderks received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and spent her third year at the Georgetown University Law Center as a visiting student in Washington, D.C. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Pennsylvania State University. She began her legal career under the U.S. Attorney General Honor Program as a trial attorney for the U.S. Immigration and Natu... 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.