We are in need of a lawyer certified for foreign nurse immigration. We have been to lawyers that just ate our money and are desperate now. Recent lawyer said husband who is a nurse was qualified for EB4 and will take only 6 months to get green card. After pressure from us, they came and said it is actually EB3 and will take 5 years. Now they just said we are not eligible because husband has only 6 months nursing experience.
These are the facts:
1)Husband is an RN in Texas, has CGFNS but could only works 6 months experience at Methodist hospital as RN and 10 months at a home health agency as an RN (simultaneously)
2) After OPT expiration husband must stop work
3)Current lawyers say we dont qualify for EB3 after making us pay all that money because husband does not have 1 year experience. Ad
Texas does offer certification in immigration law. Contact sate bar association for a list of certified attorneys. However, you do not need a Texas certified attorney to do the work. In fact, you do not even need a necessarily Texas-based attorney. Immigration is a form of Federal law and can be practiced by any attorney licensed in any of the 50 states or the DC, or US territory. You can contact www.ailalawyer.org (American Immigration Lawyer's Association referral website) to find yourself a knowledgeable and well-respected immigration attorney. Certified attorney will be much more expensive in terms of the fees they charge, and rightly so, since the amount of work they had put to secure such certification was labor intense and time consuming.
Since I am not certified in Texas, and you are only seeking a certified Texas immigration attorney's advice, I cannot offer you a substantive answer to your quesiton. Best of luck.
Sorry you have had problems getting useful information and assistance. Since immigration law is federal, your lawyer does not have to be licensed in Texas. S/he can be licensed (and certified) in any State. However, here is a link for Certified Lawyers in Texas: http://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/...
Good luck to you.
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