Migrating to Los Angeles?
Our Immigration Practice Areas
Fiancé or Spousal Visas
A fiancé visa might be your best and least costly option if you intend to marry someone in another country. You can petition for a spousal visa if you’ve already married in another country and your spouse is still there. Fiancé visas involve less waiting time than spousal visas. You’ll want professional legal help for either of these visas.
Lawful permanent residence is achievable through a U.S. employer. For those without family here, employment-based immigration might be a viable route. It’s the U.S. employer that must petition for the foreign worker.
There are several steps in the deportation process. Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers can explain the process to you. Those facing deportation proceedings can get legal assistance and raise defenses on their behalf.
Defenses in Immigration Court for Criminal Convictions
A strong deportation defense might help to avoid detention or deportation. A bond is often available if you have a family member who is being detained.
Being granted asylum might be temporary, or it could be permanent. It’s being sought by new undocumented immigrants now. Asylum must be sought within one year of setting foot in the United States. It’s a complicated process that requires professional help. An experienced and dedicated immigration lawyer is essential.
The requirements for becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen are extensive. You can apply for citizenship after you’ve been here as a permanent resident for five years, or you’re the spouse of a citizen for three years. Legal issues might arise that we can help you with.
VAWA. The Violence Against Women Act is available to parents, children, or abused current or former spouses of U.S. residents. Lawful permanent residency and citizenship might be sought under VAWA. Victims need a compassionate and aggressive Los Angeles immigration lawyer advocating for them.