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Understanding LPR Cancellation

As a legal permanent resident (LPR) living in the United States, you’ve followed all the rules to obtain a green card and are on your way to building a better life for yourself and your family.

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Immigration Arrest. What Should You Do?

Immigration arrests and deportations are serious issues in Texas. In the fiscal year 2022, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported 142,750 immigration arrests and 72,177 deportations. These figures represent a 93% and 22% increase from the fiscal year 2021. That is why newcomers to the U.S. must get the right legal representation to protect their rights.

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I'm a Citizen. How Can I Help My Family Member Become a Permanent Resident?

As a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you may be eligible to help your family members immigrate to the United States and become lawful permanent residents (green card holders) using your familial connection.

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I Entered Illegally But Married a U.S. Citizen. Can I Get a Visa?

Marriage to a U.S. citizen can provide a pathway to obtaining lawful permanent residence for some individuals who entered the United States illegally. However, there is no guarantee that an individual who entered the country illegally will be eligible for a visa if they marry a U.S. citizen, so it’s essential to understand the process involved before taking any steps toward applying for one.

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Appealing a Naturalization Denial

In the last fiscal year (October 2021 through September 2022), some 967,400 adult immigrants became U.S. citizens through the naturalization process. If you factor in children who were able to gain citizenship from their parents, the figure rises to 1,023,200 new citizens. However, during the same period for FY 2022, about 14% of citizenship applicants were denied.

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I Committed a Crime But Am Married to a U.S. Citizen. Can I Get a Visa?

You married a U.S. citizen while living abroad and now want to join your spouse in the United States, but you fear that something you did can place a barrier in your path. While abroad, you committed a crime and now have a record that will have to be dealt with not only on your visa application, but also in person in any subsequent interview.

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My Parents Are Citizens, But I’m Not. Can I Get a Visa?

Immigrating to the United States is the dream of people from all across the world. For many, this may mean that you first entered the country illegally, but may later try to become a documented citizen. This process will look different depending on how you arrived here and whether you have any family members who are currently U.S. citizens.

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Understanding the Naturalization Process

Becoming a U.S citizen is an essential accomplishment in the life of immigrants and lawful permanent residents in the country. When you become a U.S citizen, you will be eligible to vote in the U.S. elections, help family members migrate to the country, travel with a U.S. passport, and enjoy all other citizenship rights. Naturalization can be described as the process through which a foreign national or immigrant living in the United States or a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) becomes a U.S. citizen.

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What If I Get Deported but My Children Were Born in the U.S.?

For generations, people have been coming to the United States in hopes of making a better life for themselves and their families. However, sometimes those who are still in the process of obtaining lawful residence run the risk of being deported.

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Impact of Criminal History on Green Card & Citizenship

A criminal record, whether in your home country, the United States, or another country, affects your ability to be approved for a green card or citizenship in the U.S. Although a criminal history complicates the process, it does not necessarily prohibit you from approval for either.

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