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Jae Min Lee
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My firm provides immigration services focused on achieving client's goals and providing a positive client experience. At my firm, you will always receive one-on-one guidance during every stage of your case. Unlike large... Read More »
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Maria Ahmed
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Richard T. Herman Esq
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McKinney, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 808-4013 910 West University
McKinney, TX 75069
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Employment
Case Western Reserve University
For all you immigration law needs, call Richard today at 1-800-808-4013. Richard and his team are happy to help! The Herman Legal Group is the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Founded by nationally-known immigration lawyer Richard Herman in 1995, the Herman Legal Group provides skilled and cost-effective immigration counsel to businesses, families and individuals. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Erin James, Kamal Dari, and Of-Counsel lawyers Dinh Tran, Gil Manzano, Karmen Waters and Ronen Kurzfled. We speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including...
Sandy Liu
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Allen, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(972) 322-6576 825 Market St., Bldg. M, Suite 250
Allen, TX 75013
Immigration and Family
St. Mary's University School of Law
Sandy M. Liu concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and immigration law. With roots in Taiwan, China, and France, Ms. Liu's background and experience have given her a unique understanding of the goals and struggles of the immigrant family. Ms. Liu received her bachelor's degree in Molecular Cell Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's University School of Law in 2003. A member of Phi Delta Phi, Ms. Liu became licensed by the State Bar of Texas in 2003 and began her legal career at Legal Aid of NorthWest...
Maria Tsao Tu
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(972) 964-8366 6200 Chase Oak Blvd., SUITE 102- A
Plano, TX 75023
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Washington School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
I call myself the "Common People" lawyer. I was raised to be self sufficient ever since I was old enough to babysit and deliver newspaper. I worked to put myself through college, law school and master degree. During the first phase of my law practice, My objective was to become a "rich and famous" lawyer. When I clawed my way there to the top, I couldn't figure out why I was so unhappy...So, I walked away from everything --my high paying salary, my condo by the lake, my personal shopper, my rich clients with limos...
Emmanuel Albarado
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(940) 315-7128 8105 Rasor Boulevard
#104
Plano, TX 75024
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Family
Regent University School of Law
The Albarado Law Firm, P.C., serves clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex & North Texas areas with criminal defense, family law, immigration law, & personal injury matters. Founding lawyer & former prosecutor Emmanuel Albarado believes that we all have a story to tell, his story is one of redemption & perseverance.

The son of a world champion boxer, Emmanuel was born with a fighting spirit. He now brings this fighting spirit to your case & is ready to work diligently to provide you with the legal representation you deserve.

After graduating from law school, Emmanuel served as an assistant county attorney in...
Wendy Whitt
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(214) 431-5237 8105 Rasor Blvd
Suite 245
Plano, TX 75024
Immigration
If you are seeking to bring a loved one to the United States or wish to invest in a U.S. business and live in the United States, you have come to the right place. Wendy Whitt is dedicated to immigration matters, especially those involving bringing couples and families together as well bringing business investors to the U.S. Wendy is recognized as the “go to” person for these matters, regardless of where you are currently located or wish to live. Immigration law is based on federal law and, therefore, she can represent clients throughout the world – internationally and in all...
Mr. Dale M Rodriguez
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(866) 202-9921 555 Republic Drive, 2nd Floor
Plano, TX 75002
Immigration, Administrative, Civil Rights and Employment
I have practiced law continuously since 1993, focusing almost exclusively on the employment relationship. I am admitted to practice law in Florida (Florida Bar) and Texas (State Bar of Texas). I am also admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal courts with jurisdiction in Florida and Texas. Since year 2000, I have been Board Certified, Labor & Employment Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. I am a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). I attended the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida, and graduated with a undergraduate Bachelor of Arts...
Maki Kanayama
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(972) 905-6700 101 E Park Blvd
#600
Plano, TX 75074
Immigration and Employment
Santa Clara University School of Law
McKinney, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(214) 544-4000 1700 Redbud Boulevard
Suite 300
McKinney, TX 75069
Immigration
South Texas College Of Law
McKinney, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(972) 369-0307 1415 Harroun Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
McKinney, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(972) 548-4332 210 S McDonald St
McKinney, TX 75069
Immigration
McKinney, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(972) 369-1014 1415 Harroun Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
Plano, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(972) 535-6113 4568 Hwy 121
Plano, TX 75024
Immigration
Plano, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(214) 868-5903 644 Water Oak Dr
Plano, TX 75025
Immigration
Allen, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(817) 683-1129 959 Pheasant Dr
Allen, TX 75013
Immigration, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Isaul Verdin
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(214) 741-1700 Verdin Law Firm
900 Jackson St., Ste. 535
Dallas, TX 75202
Immigration
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Board Certified,Immigration & Nationality lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with over 19 years of trial experience. Practice focus areas include: deportation litigation; investor visas; complex waivers; and consular processing. Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition 2012. Named Dallas Best Lawyer 2017 & 2015, Immigration Law by D Magazine. Has testified in U.S. federal district courts as expert witness in immigration law. Mr. Verdin is fluent in English and Spanish. World traveler and enjoys dealing with clients from around the globe.
Michael Presti
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(214) 342-8900 9241 LBJ Freeway, Suite 211
Dallas, TX 75243
Free ConsultationImmigration
Creighton University School of Law
Attorney Michael Presti is committed to providing people with honest legal services and strong advocacy for their rights. He has worked with clients from around the world who want to win immigration cases against the government, obtain green cards and visas and gain citizenship. For other clients, Michael has been a driving force for upholding client rights in personal injury and criminal law cases. He has an excellent background in law and extensive experience with negotiation and presenting winning cases in the courtroom.
Robert A. Kraft
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(214) 999-9999 2777 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 1300
Dallas, TX 75207
Immigration, DWI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Baylor Law School
Personal Injury, Social Security Disability Claims, Immigration, Criminal, and Estate Planning Are you looking for solutions to your legal problems without having to resort to calling a law firm running tasteless television commercials or big Yellow Page ads? If you want an established and professional law firm with friendly lawyers and staff who are easy to talk to, you've come to the right place. Please, call us now. Contact us at Kraft & Associates for a consultation if you have questions about any legal situation. Whatever legal problem you have, our Dallas, Texas attorneys want to help.
Jered Dobbs
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(972) 855-8267 7929 Brookriver, Suite 640
Dallas, TX 75247
Immigration
University of Houston - Main Campus
Jered Dobbs is an experienced immigration lawyer based in Dallas, Texas. His practice covers all aspects of immigration law, including deportation defense, immigration appeals, marriage and family-based green cards, citizenship matters, and litigation of immigration cases in federal district court (mandamus, habeas corpus, etc.). Mr. Dobbs also handles all kinds of business and investor visas (TN, E-1, E-2, O, P, etc.).
Carmiann S. Céspedes
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer
(844) 401-8472 4425 West Airport Freeway
Dallas, TX 75062
Free ConsultationImmigration, Divorce, Family and Tax
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
I offer services in U.S. immigration law worldwide and divorce cases in Puerto Rico. In my immigration practice I dedicate my days to helping couples obtain K1 visas and their corresponding adjustment of status. Waivers (601A), removal of conditions petitions and naturalization procedures are also part of my daily work. I also have hands on experience with employment based immigration as for example, TN and H1B visas. Additionally, I have extensive experience handling U visa petitions. I have helped thousands of people worldwide in their cases in USCIS and U.S. Embassies and Consulates. In my practice in Puerto Rico I...
Michael Joseph Spychalski
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Plano , TX Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(214) 438-0150 660 N. Central Expy.
Ste 290
Plano , TX 75074
Immigration, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
Mr. Spychalski was born and raised in Michigan City, Indiana. In 1999, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Finance with emphasis in Management Information Systems and French from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. In 2002, Mr. Spychalski earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and was a member of the Honorary Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity for International Law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2010, Oklahoma in 2003 and to the District of Columbia Bar in 2007. Mr. Spychalski has made it his mission...
Jessie Thomas
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Richardson, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(214) 838-0045 100 N Central Expy
Suite 520
Richardson, TX 75080
Free ConsultationImmigration
Touro College
If you are seeking to bring a loved one to the United States and you live in the United States, you have come to the right place. Jessie M. Thomas is dedicated to immigration matters, especially those involving bringing couples and families together. Jessie graduated from the Touro Law Center in 2001. Since then she has represented hundreds of families and individuals in immigration, green card, permanent residence and citizenship cases. Jessie entered private practice after graduation where she continued to focus on family immigration. In 2008, Jessie founded the Law Office of Jessie M. Thomas where she...
Guillermo Ramos
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(214) 201-9977 2704 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75234
Free ConsultationImmigration, Consumer, Family and Real Estate
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Even before founding The Ramos Law Firm, Guillermo Ramos has been devoted to advancing his client’s causes. First as a real estate agent then Real Estate Broker, Mr. Ramos, represented his clients in real estate transactions across North Texas. In 2004, he formed G R Realtors & Associates LLC a Texas real estate brokerage. He has taught agents in Texas the art of the real estate deal ever since. Desiring more out of his career he attended Texas A&M University School of Law. He graduated in December 2009 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas as a...
Brian John Willett
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Arlington, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(682) 276-6101 219 S Collins St.
Arlington, TX 76010
Immigration, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Rhiannon Kelso
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Richardson, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(866) 789-1664 212 W. Spring Valley Road
http://www.immigrationamerica.net
Richardson, TX 75081
Immigration
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Rhiannon Kelso is a dedicated and passionate attorney practicing in State of Texas. She is a member of the legal team at MAS Law Firm, helping clients with immigration matters. Ms. Kelso leads a team of immigration professionals that focus on providing affordable and dedicated legal service to the clients for Citizenship, Green Card, Family-based Petitions, Arrest by ICE, Deportation, Employment Visas, Investment Visas, and Asylum. Rhiannon Kelso and her team believed on serving their clients with success by carefully and continually monitoring changes in the United States’ immigration policy and regulations for the maximum precision and accuracy...
Yovanna Vargas
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(214) 802-9979 10440 N Central Expy Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75231
Immigration
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Attorney Yovanna Vargas provides legal services in matters of immigration and nationality law. She earned her Master of Laws from Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2012, and received his first Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of Peru in 1989. She is originally from Lima, Peru, early in her career she specialized in tax law, public policy and international law for over 15 years.

Attorney Vargas contributed to the consolidation of improvements in quality of custom services to taxpayers to stimulate voluntary compliance, and strengthened tax auditing action. She was a legal counsel under the International Agreement...
Martin Valko
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(214) 251-8011 10830 N Central Expy
Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75231
Immigration, Business, Employment and Family
Attorney Martin Valko of Dallas immigration law firm of Chavez & Valko, LLP, represents individuals and families from around the world, private and publicly traded companies in employment-based immigration, international Olympic and professional athletes, car racers, artists, and musicians in various non-immigrant and immigrant matters, and visas to foreign countries. Martin Valko has a first hand knowledge about the U.S. immigration laws as he has been through the entire process – from being a high-school exchange student, college student to an H-1B worker to his permanent residency and dual citizenship. Martin's clients greatly appreciate his in-depth understanding of the complex...
Leslie H. Youssef
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(214) 628-9888 17750 Preston Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
Immigration
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Sonali Patnaik
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(214) 887-8507 3131 McKinney Ave, #600
Dallas, TX 75204
Immigration
The University of Texas School of Law
Full-service Immigration Law Firm, handling employment and family based immigration matters, deportation defense, consular processing and nonimmigrant visas.
Roy Petty
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(888) 888-0088 8700 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75247
Immigration
Attorney Roy Petty has practiced law over 23 years in Texas, Florida, and Arizona. Roy is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Roy has developed creative solutions to get his clients their immigration benefits. He successfully has litigated cases against the United States government in various District Courts and Courts of Appeals. His lawsuits have pushed the government to grant benefits to his clients, changed bureaucratic policies, and reduced delays in the processing of his clients' cases. Roy is in his fifteenth year of hosting "La Hora Legal" (Legal Hour),...
Karen-Lee Pollak
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(214) 969-5454 1201 Elm St
Suite 4800
Dallas, TX 75270
Immigration
University of Witwatersrand
Karen-Lee Pollak leads the Immigration Practice Group. Her education has taken place literally worldwide and from coast to coast. She obtained her law degree in South Africa and is licensed by the State Bar of California and State Bar of Texas. As an immigrant herself and the former chair of the immigration practice of the Dallas office of a large international law firm, Ms. Pollak understands what a critical and life-changing decision it is moving family or employees to the United States. Karen-Lee focuses on both family and corporate based immigration representing athletes, spouses, authors, individuals and Fortune 500 corporations...
Elsa Torres Gonzales
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(214) 688-1920 700 N Pearl St Suite 520
Plaza of Americas
Dallas, TX 75201
Immigration
University of Texas - Austin
I am a native of New Braunfels, Texas. After completing Bachelors of Arts in Political Science at the University of Texas Arlington, I joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) while completing a Masters of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration. I obtained Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. I have been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 1985. I joined the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in 1986. I hold prior memberships in the College of the State Bar, American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association,...
James Daniel Stewart
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(469) 828-1710 2351 W Northwest Hwy #1204
Dallas, TX 75220
Immigration
Daniel Stewart is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters attorney rating service, for 2014 and 2015. For nine years he has focused his practice on deportation defense, family immigration, citizenship litigation in the US District Courts, asylum law, and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic violence and crime obtain legal status. He also handles religious worker, investor, and other non-immigrant visas. Daniel has extensive experience discussing immigration issues on radio programs and speaking in community outreach events. He is...
Elaine Martin
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(214) 329-4148 6333 E. Mockingbird Lane
Suite 147-910
Dallas, TX 75214
Immigration
University College Dublin, Ireland
Elaine Martin has specialized in immigration law since 1997. She worked with the world’s largest corporate immigration law firms for more than eight years, advising businesses of all sizes, ranging from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to start-up ventures and sole proprietorships. In addition, she was responsible for all individual client casework, providing services in family-based immigration petitions. Elaine has spoken at a number of immigration seminars around the United States and has been quoted by reporters in journal articles about immigration. She also provides valuable immigration training to groups at her corporate clients’ sites. Elaine received her law degree from...
Shelley Hennessee
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Irving, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(214) 624-5077 6565 North MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 225
Irving, TX 75039
Immigration, Divorce and Family
Ms. Hennessee was born in Nashville, Tennessee and grew up in the Austin area. She earned her degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors in December of 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. In May of 2006, she graduated from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. While attending law school, Ms. Hennessee served as Articles Editor of The Texas Wesleyan Law Review. Upon graduation, she began practicing in Dallas, Texas at a full-service immigration firm. Since 2006,...
Robert Wallace Armstrong Jr.
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(469) 844-0020 Ste 240
Dallas, TX 75243
Immigration
University of Chicago
Robert Armstrong is a co-founding member of Armstrong & Munoz, PLLC. His practice is focused exclusively on immigration law.

Robert’s interest in working with immigrants is rooted in his history as a long-time resident of the El Paso-Juarez borderplex and his own experience as a Panamanian American. Robert is a native Spanish speaker and is also fluent in Brazilian Portuguese.

In 2011, he served as a child advocate at the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. After law school, he accepted a Public Service Initiative fellowship and moved to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. While there, he worked at...
John Gregory Haugen
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Lewisville, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(972) 436-8750 101 West Main Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
Immigration, Business, Criminal and Family
Attorney John Haugen has been serving the needs of his community and nation for his entire life. He graduated from West Point and then went on to spend five years as an U.S. Army Captain. After he was honorably discharged, he continued his higher education at USC, then received his Juris Doctor as Texas Wesleyan School of Law. Currently, he is a member of the Dallas County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Texas courts, and advocates for clients who are facing family law matters, criminal defense...
David Swaim Jr
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(972) 385-7900 12770 Coit Rd.
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75251
Immigration
SMU Dedman School of Law
David Swaim, the firm’s Managing Partner, is an AV®-rated attorney and Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Swaim has been the Managing Partner of Tidwell, Swaim & Associates since 1991. He began work with the firm as a Law Clerk in 1985 and became an Associate Attorney in 1986. Mr. Swaim has successfully represented over 15,000 clients in immigration proceedings, in all areas of immigration law. His primary practice is employment, business and investment cases. He developed many of the most innovative techniques for H-1 and labor certification cases...
Claire Seifi
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Plano, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(972) 591-7115 5068 W. Plano Pkwy
Suite 300
Plano, TX 75093
Immigration
Concord Law School of Kaplan University
SEIFI LAW FIRM, PC is a DFW immigration law firm. We are dedicated to providing our client with competent and affordable legal representation and making their immigration experience less stressful and overwhelming. We are located in Plano, Texas and offer services in English, Persian, French and Spanish. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your immigration case with you.
Donald Scott Mackenzie
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(469) 619-2298 9535 Forest Lane
Suite 117
Dallas, TX 75243
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
My firm provides comprehensive legal services and sound, reasoned advice. My wide range of experience, in state and federal courts, lets me deliver efficient and effective representation with your best interest always the primary goal. Litigation is about balancing risk; the art of law is balancing risk and cost to obtain the best possible result for the client. Common sense, excellent education and practical experience are combined with my personal desire to help each of my clients. You are important to me.
Matt Furness
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Dallas , TX Immigration Law Lawyer
(800) 978-9808 3131 McKinney Ave
Suite 600
Dallas , TX 75204
Immigration and International
University of New Hampshire School of Law and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Furness Law is a full-service Global Immigration Law Firm. We practice all aspects of immigration law, from representing the refugee seeking asylum from civil unrest to the high net worth foreign national seeking EB-5 investments visas or even the employer looking to mobilize employees abroad or recruit foreign nationals to staff vacant positions domestically.   At Furness Law we realize that “TIME MATTERS” to our clients.  But we also know that “DILIGENCE MATTER" in each case.  This is why we work hard every day to provide fast, efficient, diligent immigration solutions to each client we serve.  Contact Furness Law today...
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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.