Do I have to hire an immigration attorney?

Asked over 2 years ago - Snoqualmie, WA

Much of the process seems easy, but would I be safer hiring an attorney? Are there only certain situations where I need an attorney?


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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague.

    Please watch the following video.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . An immigration lawyer can help you in the following ways:

    Analyze the facts of your case thoroughly.
    Explain all the benefits for which you may be eligible.
    Recommend the best ways for you to obtain legal status.
    Complete and submit your applications properly.
    Stay current on the new laws that affect you.
    Avoid delays and problems with your case whenever possible.
    Discuss the status of your case with you.
    Speak for you in discussions with the Department of Homeland Security or represent you in court.
    File necessary appeals and waivers.
    Utilize the system to your advantage because he or she has the experience to do so.

    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more
  3. Mercedes Riggs

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues, and I'd add that depending on what kind of case you have, it might not be as easy as it seems, and an attorney would be able to pick analyze and explain different options for you.

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