Irma Valdez has been an attorney for 17 years, and concentrates exclusively in... more
Irma Valdez has been an attorney for 17 years, and concentrates exclusively in Immigration Law. Born in a small village in Michoacán, Mexico, Irma spent several years growing up in the migrant camps of California -- where her mother and farmer worked as fruit pickers. Later, to stabilize their children’s education, Irma’s parents took factory jobs in Chicago, living in the low-income Pilse... 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.