Can an attorney represent a foreigner on visa issues?

Asked 5 months ago - New Brunswick, NJ

Someone who had visited the States before but, has been denied visa twice afterwards seeks an attorney to represent her in regard to acquiring her visa.

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Yes, absolutely that's part of what an immigration lawyer does. All that lawyer needs to do is enter appearances with the US state department and the US consulate in question on behalf of the client.

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  2. Andres Yoav Mejer


    Contributor Level 11


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    Answered . Of course. The question becomes what was previously applied and why was it denied? So it isn't so much as whether an attorney can represent the foreigner but given the particulars of the case can the immigration attorney add any value.

  3. Eric M. Mark


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Yes, that is exactly what lawyers are for.

  4. Lawrence M. Kasen


    Contributor Level 16

    Answered . Yes, that's exactly what we do as immigration lawyers. Select an experienced attorney under find an attorney on the site. Good luck.

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