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Austin Immigration Lawyer

Michael G. Murray, provides comprehensive legal assistance to individuals and families in a variety of immigration-related matters. Our extensive experience, knowledge of United States immigration law, and familiarity with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) procedures has contributed to a consistent record of success. Our immigration law offices are located in Austin, Texas and Miami, Florida, but we serve clients nationwide.

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We know the path to citizenship is not always smooth. Some make the trek on their own. Others get stuck along the way. No matter where you are on your journey, we take pride in helping you navigate through unfamiliar territory.

Let us be your guide.


ASYLUM

Asylum may be granted to people in the United States who are unable or unwilling to return their home country because of a well-founded fear of …

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CITIZENSHIP AND NATURALIZATION

There are three ways to obtain U.S. citizenship: by being born in the United States, by being born to a U.S. citizen or through the naturalization …

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DEPORTATION DEFENSE

Defense against Deportation and Removal (Litigation).
In today’s immigration climate of heightened enforcement and security, the Department of …

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EMPLOYMENT-BASED IMMIGRATION

Non-Immigrant Visas for Temporary Employment
There are several different types of visas available to foreign nationals who are seeking temporary …

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FAMILY IMMIGRATION

At the law firm of Michael G. Murray, P.A., we work within the bounds of United States immigration law to reunite families and accomplish other …

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INVESTMENT VISAS

An E-2 is a visa is for a foreign national of a “investor treaty” country, coming to the US to direct the operations of an enterprise in which the investor …

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SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS (SIJS)

Pursuant to INA § 101(a)(27)(J), under the classification of “Special Immigrant Juvenile,” certain undocumented individuals, who have been declared …

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U-VISAS, T-VISAS, AND VAWA

In our current political climate, where immigration benefits and the process of obtaining a green card seem to grow more challenging each day, it is important …

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WAIVERS

A noncitizen in the U.S. that has committed a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT) may be inadmissible to the U.S. Once it has been determined …

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  • Can Your Citizenship Application Be Denied - Austin Immigration Attorney - Abogados de Inmigracion en Austin

Can Your Citizenship Application Be Denied?

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While most immigrants understand that their citizenship application can be denied, it is important to understand the many reasons that can be used for denial. By understanding the application requirements and common problems applicants encounter, [...]

  • Who is Eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status - Austin Immigration Attorney

Who is Eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status?

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) is an immigration classification that protects juveniles who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by a parent. Special immigrant juveniles whose petitions are approved can also be eligible for lawful [...]

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Lawsuit Filed Over Denied SIJS Applications

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) is an important tool in immigration law. It allows young immigrants who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by a parent to obtain temporary or permanent legal residency. This protection [...]

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Update on VAWA Reauthorization for Abused Spouses

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Domestic violence is a serious problem for any family, but it is especially devastating for immigrant families. An abuser who holds legal immigration status (either as a citizen or permanent resident) can use this to [...]

  • How long does it take - VAWA Abused Spouse Petition - Immigration Lawyer in Austin

How long does it take for a VAWA Abused Spouse Petition to be Approved?

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The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has immigration provisions to protect non-resident victims of domestic violence. Though other provisions of VAWA expired in 2018, the immigration provisions do not require congressional reauthorization, and therefore remain [...]

  • The Bona Fide Marriage Exemption to Removal Proceedings - Austin Immigration Attorney

The Bona Fide Marriage Exemption to Removal Proceedings

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Facing removal proceedings can be a frightening prospect for non-citizens, as you may be ordered to leave your life in the United States for many years. If you are in a serious romantic relationship with [...]

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JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE COLORFUL

The June 26, 2013 Supreme Court decision, United States v. Windsor, paves the way for same-sex couples to apply for marriage based adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence.

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PREPARATION.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree

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I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

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Our Austin immigration law firm and Texas immigration law offices thoroughly prepare each individual case. We are proud of the fact that many of our immigration cases come to us through referrals from existing clients as well as other attorneys in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches, and throughout the state of Texas.