How An Alford Legal Group, LLC Lawyer Can Help With Immigration And Naturalization
Throughout its history, the United States has drawn individuals and businesses from around the world. Whether they are seeking religious freedom, political asylum or economic opportunities or are aiming to join family members already in residence, our country has long offered unparalleled opportunities.
At Alford Legal Group, LLC, attorney Stuart Alford has extensive experience in immigration law and focuses on assisting individuals and families with permanent residence (green cards), citizenship and naturalization, employment authorization, and relief from removal and deportation. Attorney Alford regularly represents clients at immigration hearings and in federal immigration courts, including those involving U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the U.S. Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Coming To America Is Complex
USCIS sets rules and regulations for persons coming to the United States from foreign countries. Because immigration laws are constantly undergoing changes and have become increasingly complex, anybody dealing with almost any aspect of immigration requires a skilled and experienced immigration lawyer to help navigate the complicated immigration procedures and processes.
For trusted legal advice concerning an immigration issue – whether you are seeking a visa, citizenship, naturalization, political or religious asylum, or relief from removal or are facing deportation – you can rely on attorney Alford’s know-how and immigration law experience to guide you through the difficult administrative process. He will carefully explain your legal options, protect your best interests and take every legal step possible to help you achieve your objective.
Green Card, Citizenship, Naturalization
Navigating through the complexities of the U.S. immigration system can be overwhelming. Each immigration issue requires the unique knowledge of a seasoned immigration lawyer who can use their years of experience to solve immigration problems. Whether you wish to get a green card, attain citizenship and naturalization, or prevent deportation, the attorney at Alford Legal Group, LLC, is committed to solving your immigration issues. Remember: You have a right to be here, and that right should be defended by an experienced Watertown immigration attorney.
The first step that a person must take when they want to live in the United States is applying for a green card. For many immigrants, there are three main ways in which they are eligible for a green card: family, a job offer or refugee status. If you are an immediate family member of a U.S. citizen, then you are eligible for a visa. Keep in mind that there are different categories of “preference” that will determine who will get their visas first. With employment-based visas, you will be able to attain a visa through your employer filing a petition for you. If you have come to the U.S. based on your refugee status, then you have one year to apply for a green card.
After you have attained your green card, how do you become a citizen of the United States? Well, you must live as a permanent resident in the United States for five years. However, you can submit your application for citizenship to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within 90 days from the end of your five-year permanent residency. At this point, you will undergo a process of interviewing, fingerprinting and other requirements in which the U.S. government will determine whether to accept or deny your application.
Experience You Can Count On
With so much on the line, an experienced lawyer who can help you attain a green card as well as citizenship and naturalization in Watertown is the best way for you to remain in the United States legally. Call 617-802-7852 to learn how attorney Alford can help you or send an email. Weekend and evening appointments are available, and there is no charge for an initial consultation.