I have more than 38 years of experience in the immigration field, 5 1/2 years with... more
I have more than 38 years of experience in the immigration field, 5 1/2 years with INS in various capacities as an immigration officer and attorney. During my years with INS I have prosecuted cases and worked at the airport examining arriving passengersfor compliance with the immigration laws. For the past 31 years I have been helping individuals through the complicated immigration system w... view profile
I believe everyone deserves a chance. Everyone deserves a chance to defend himself... more
I believe everyone deserves a chance. Everyone deserves a chance to defend himself or herself and explain what needs to be explained. I have spent a lot of time overseas and have many friends and family from other countries. When I describe the opportunity that Americans have to stand up for themselves, to defend themselves and to challenge the State, my foreign friends are always amazed and en... view profile
Since childhood, Iset my goals high and did not stop until I reached them. As a... more
Since childhood, Iset my goals high and did not stop until I reached them. As a first-generation immigrant, I overcame many obstacles, including the language barrier and poverty, in order to succeed. I worked full-time while putting myself through college and continued working part-time while in law school. Through the years, I had wonderful mentors, including employers, professors and e... 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.