Before I became an immigration lawyer, I taught English as a Second Language to... more
Before I became an immigration lawyer, I taught English as a Second Language to international college students, post-docs, and faculty from all over the world for nearly 20 years. I am very familiar with the issues facing members of our international academic community. I also have helped international graduate students and scholars edit dissertations and professional papers for publicat... 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.