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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.

Immigration Attorney Austin and Texas Immigration Lawyer

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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  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Policy Change - Austin Immigration Attorney

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Policy Change

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As recently as last month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Office (USCIS) offered some clarification regarding the requirements for obtaining an SIJ classification – otherwise known as a Special Immigration Juvenile classification. The [...]

  • Dangers of Visa Waiver/ESTA under New Rules | Immigration Lawyer

Dangers of Visa Waiver/ESTA under New Rules

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The Department of Homeland Security administers the Visa Waiver Program – also known as the VWP. This program allows citizens of 38 countries to travel from their home countries to the United States – for [...]

  • Lawful Permanent Residence for Victims of Domestic Violence - Immigration Lawyer in Austin

Lawful Permanent Residence for Victims of Domestic Violence

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The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has helped address a weakness in current immigration law. Many applicants for lawful permanent residence rely on a parent or spouse to sponsor them. But this person could also [...]

  • Deportation Defense for Victims of Domestic Violence - Austin Immigration Lawyer

Deportation Defense for Victims of Domestic Violence

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If you are in removal proceedings but are currently being abused by a spouse or parent, then you might qualify for cancellation of removal under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It is not easy [...]

  • What Do I Do if I Have Been Found Inadmissible - Immigration Lawyer in Austin

What Do I Do if I Have Been Found Inadmissible?

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Foreign nationals face many hurdles to receiving legal status in the United States, often because they are deemed “inadmissible” under the law. Being found inadmissible will bar a foreign national from entering the United States [...]

  • Will Government Assistance Affect My Immigration Case Under- New Public Charge Rule - Austin Immigration Attorney

Will Government Assistance Affect My Immigration Case Under New Public Charge Rule?

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The Trump administration continues to make changes to the country’s immigration laws, all with the goal of making it harder for foreign nationals to come and stay in the U.S. The most recent change? A [...]

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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.