Crowley, Louisiana Immigration Lawyers
Nick graduated from St. Paul’s High School in Covington, Louisiana, in 2008, before earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, with a concentration on Public Relations and Journalism, as well as a minor in Business Administration, at Louisiana State University. He was a Cum Laude Honors Graduate who finished third in his graduating class at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication in December 2012.
While attending Tulane University Law School, Nick was elected as the Senior Managing Editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal, Vol. 23. He graduated in 2016 and was admitted to the...
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Additionally, he serves on the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel in the Middle District of Louisiana and he also practices in the areas of personal injury and immigration.
A shining moment for Mr. Graham came when he assisted his first client to secure incorporation papers so that he could legally operate his new business in Louisiana. Another...
After graduating from Loyola University, Burgos worked as an accountant for Chevron U.S.A. Burgos worked on numerous off-shore projects that involved schematic updating of off-shore drilling structures and fine tuning accounting computer programs which improved the accountability of Chevron’s gas and oil production. Burgos received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola University School of Law in 1995. Burgos received dual degrees in Civil Law and Common Law. Burgos served as a...
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are components of the Department of Homeland Security and handle the processing, enforcement, and adjudication of U.S. immigration matters. U.S. immigration laws treat persons as either citizens or aliens. The law classifies aliens according to immigration status, with each group afforded different rights and obligations, such as the right to reside in the United States, the right to sponsor relatives, and the right to work in the United States. Aliens may be lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holders), immigrant visa holders, temporary lawful visitors, or undocumented persons.
Immigration lawyers represent persons seeking visas or green cards, which allow them to enter or remain in the United States. Two common types of visas are employment-based visas and family-based visas. Employment-based visas grant a non-U.S. citizen the right to work in the United States. Spouses and children may sometimes accompany employment-based immigrants. Family-based visas confer lawful permanent resident status to a foreign national based on an immediate relationship to a U.S. citizen.
Immigration attorneys also handle deportation/removal, naturalization (citizenship) and asylum matters. Because immigration proceedings are often complex, an immigration attorney is invaluable to those dealing with immigration issues.
Deportation/removal: The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Removal (formerly called deportation) is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.
Lawful permanent resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant.
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