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Certified Specialist Immigration and Nationality Law the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

What Can an Immigration Lawyer Do?

Immigration law may be among the most complex and rapidly evolving areas of the law. The Law Offices of Henry A. Posada are here to let you know that skilled and experienced legal counsel can make maintaining legal residency a great deal less difficult. Mr. Posada and our legal team have the experience and expertise to help clients in the following ways:

  • Attaining lawful permanent resident status; commonly referred to as a green card.
  • Defending against deportation and removal from the United States.
  • Litigating for naturalization following obtaining lawful permanent resident status.
  • Representing individuals seeking temporary visas.
  • Assisting foreign professionals in the process of obtaining lawful permanent resident status by way of employment-based petitions.
  • Litigating regarding special immigration benefits, such as Temporary Protected Status.
  • Litigating in federal courts during an appeals process.

Lawful Permanent Resident Status

This status does not imply citizenship, but it does allow individuals to legally stay in the United States on an indefinite basis. The process of attaining a green card can relate to many matters, including family, employment, business, or investments.

Deportation and Removal Defense

Henry Posada will represent individuals who are facing deportation from the United States in immigration court, including helping individuals through the appeal process.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Qualifying lawful permanent residents may naturalize and becomes US citizens. There are persons who may qualify for derivative or acquired claims to US citizenship.

Temporary Visas

Those attempting to get temporary visas to legally reside in the United States can also look to The Law Offices of Henry Posada for help. There are many potential reasons someone can obtain a temporary visa, but the most common are student visas, exchange visas, and investor visas.

Business Immigration

We can also help foreign professionals obtain lawful permanent resident status through employment-based petitions. In other words, individuals working in the United States may be able to legally reside in the United States if their employer files for a petition and sponsors them. Documenting this process typically requires a deft legal hand.

Special Immigration Benefits

In the event that a foreign national is the victim of crime or persecution in their home country, they may be eligible to apply for special immigration benefits in the United States. Temporary Protected Status and U Nonimmigration Eligibility are among the most common special immigration benefits. There are other pathways to special immigration benefits, such as status as a victim or targeted individuals. We are here to explore every available legal pathway to ensure that our clients are able to live and work openly in the United States.

Contact the Law Offices of Henry Posada

If you are seeking lawful residence in the United States, are facing deportation and removal, or need any other type of immigration-related legal support, the Law Offices of Henry Posada stands ready to defend your rights. Just call a phone number at the top of the page for your initial consultation or reach out to us via our contact page.