Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have had the honor of helping many clients obtain U.S. citizenship. For many, the road to obtaining U.S. citizenship is a long and hard-fought battle. Each case is different, each individual is different – and it is this...
Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents

Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents

As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented foreign-born clients who have been living in the United States without legal status for some time, and who have been placed in deportation (removal) proceedings. Being placed in deportation proceedings is obviously a...
About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

Before I started my own Miami immigration law practice, I was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s office. In that capacity I oftentimes came across immigrants who did not consider the immigration consequences of pleading guilty or...
Getting Married to a United States Citizen? Beware of Red Flags

Getting Married to a United States Citizen? Beware of Red Flags

Miami immigration lawyers  pay very close attention to their marriage petition (Form I-130) cases, and for good reason. To address what they believe to be large numbers of fraudulent marriages (i.e. marriages of convenience, so that the immigrant can obtain an...
Two Common Waivers of Inadmissibility: the 212(i) Fraud Waiver and the 212(h) Criminal Waiver

Two Common Waivers of Inadmissibility: the 212(i) Fraud Waiver and the 212(h) Criminal Waiver

Inadmissibility is a concept that many Miami immigration lawyers grapple with.  First, some basics about this particular topic. What does it mean to be “inadmissible?” If you are deemed “inadmissible” by the United States government, it means...
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