As an immigrant herself, Maria understands and empathizes with the challenges and... more
As an immigrant herself, Maria understands and empathizes with the challenges and struggles faced by immigrants, and she deeply appreciates the opportunities that were made possible for her by those who advocate for immigrants. It was that appreciation that led her to pursue a legal education, and it was her interactions with members of the immigrant community that solidified her interest to pr... 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.