Waco, Texas Immigration Lawyers

Susan Nelson
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Waco, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 29 years experience
2nd St. and Franklin Ave.
Suite 310
Waco, TX 76701
Immigration
Baylor Law School
Texas Attorney representing individuals and businesses in immigration matters, general civil litigation and insurance claims. I began my career as an attorney handling insurance, personal injury and employment law cases. I got into immigration law when my husband and I adopted a child from Russia. We were two lawyers, and we needed help to navigate the complex immigration process. After our experience with the adoption, I started receiving calls from other attorneys and individuals who knew of my experience. I began practicing immigration law beyond pro bono cases in 2003, and it is now where I spend the majority of...
Atonya McClain
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Harker Heights, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(254) 300-6690 415 E FM 2410 RD #2871
Harker Heights, TX 76548
Immigration, Criminal, Employment and Family
Atonya McClain is an attorney with her principal office in Harker Heights, Texas. Her practice focuses on immigration law, criminal defense law, employment law, family law, real estate law and veterans law.

Ms. McClain has focused her practice of law in areas that she loves. She enjoys helping members of our community every day with Family-Based Petitions, Fiancé Visas, Adjustment of Status, Affidavits of Support, Waiver Applications, Naturalization/Citizenship Applications, Citizenship Certifications, Removal of Conditions of Residency, Green Card Renewals, Visa Renewals, criminal law charges (Assault, Drugs, Harassment, Evading/Resisting Arrest, Expunctions, Sealing Court Records, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Unauthorized Use...
Jeffrey More Burns
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Somerville, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(979) 596-3424 17470 Highway 36 South
Somerville, TX 77879
Immigration, Business, Collections and Family
Killeen, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(254) 628-8887 315 N 8th St
Killeen, TX 76541
Immigration, Divorce, Family and Medical Malpractice
Belton, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(254) 220-4096 315 S Main St
Belton, TX 76513
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and International
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.).
Justin Michael Jackson
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(512) 528-1900 1000 Heritage Center Cir.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Round Rock, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Immigration, Divorce, Family and Probate
St. Mary's University School of Law
Justin M. Jackson is a native Texan, spending his early childhood in Edinburg, Texas and later graduating from Round Rock High School.

Mr. Jackson received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and obtained his law degree from St. Mary’s Law School, graduating magna cum laude (top 3% of his class).

While in law school, he was a member of the Law Review and interned with the Hon. Judge Emilio Garza of the Federal 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Myron Morales
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(512) 265-8989 1016 La Posada Dr.
Suite 230
Austin, TX 78752
Immigration
South Texas College of Law
Myron Morales has over a decade of experience assisting individuals and companies with immigration compliance. He has broad experience in the energy and IT industries and has advised on matters in Angola, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Prior to joining Morales & Associates, PLLC, Mr. Morales served as the Manager of Ernst & Young’s U.S. Immigration Law Practice in Calgary, Canada. His practice is now based in Texas.
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.
John Walter Lawit
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Irving, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(214) 609-2242 PO Box 166098
Irving, TX 75016
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of New Hampshire School of Law
The attorneys and staff at John W. Lawit are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to ensure the rights and benefits of the immigrant community. We are also dedicated to protecting the rights of employers, by assisting with I-9 compliance and worksite enforcement. As a team of legal professionals, we provide comprehensive, innovative and competent legal services to our clients to promote opportunities for a meaningful quality of life.

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John W. Lawit began practicing immigration law in 1980. Over the course of 40 years, John and his staff successfully assisted tens of thousands of clients within the realm...
Lindsay G Gray
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(512) 856-4899 3800 N. Lamar Blvd.
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756
Immigration
University of Denver
Lindsay Gray practices immigration law in Austin, TX. She primarily handles humanitarian immigration cases, include family-based petitions, adjustment of status, crime victim visas, VAWA petitions, asylum applications, removal defense, waivers, and appeals.
Yadira L Zepeda
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Fort Worth, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(817) 917-8863 1200 West Freeway Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Free ConsultationImmigration
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Yadira Zepeda is from the Rio Grande Valley where she earned a Bachelors degree in Political Science, a minor in Psychology, and a Social Studies Composite. Prior to practicing law, Yadira taught History in the South Texas public school system, and interned with the 13th District Court of Appeals and the 360th District Court Judge in Tarrant County. After graduating from law school near the top of her class, Yadira Zepeda went on to practice Immigration where she has since handled an extensive number of cases amounting to over 2000 and counting. Being a first...
Julie Sparks
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Georgetown, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(512) 930-5511 307 Rock St.
Bldg 2
Georgetown, TX 78626
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of Houston - Main Campus
Julie Sparks is a licensed attorney with many years of experience practicing in the field of immigration law. She has more than fifteen years of experience working as a volunteer and pro bono attorney for non-profits that engage in direct representation of low-income immigrants. Attorney Sparks is also the founder and Executive Director of the Vail Center for Immigrant Rights. During the fall and spring semesters, she serves as a Clinical Law Professor at the Pepperdine University School of Law. In addition, she is an occasional instructor at California State University – Los Angeles. She has represented immigrants...
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...
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...
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...
Cara Leann Surell
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Round Rock, TX Immigration Law Attorney
(513) 960-2013 1000 Heritage Center Cir
Round Rock, TX 78664
Immigration
St. Mary's University School of Law
While in law school, Mrs. Surell worked for the head of the Immigration Clinic at the Center for legal and Social Justice where she did research for a case of first impression. She was an Octo-Finalist in the Linda & Dave Schlueter Moot Court Competition, was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society and was on the Dean’s List. During law school she became a certified family law mediator as Pursuant to the Texas Rules. Following graduation, Mrs. Surell became licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has now joined the Jackson Law Firm as an associate.
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.
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...
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...
Elissa I. Henry
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Round Rock, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(512) 766-4529 1 Chisholm Trail Road
Suite 450
Round Rock, TX 78681
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Baylor Law School
Elissa I. Henry serves as legal counsel for Central Texas businesses starting up and those seeking to reorganize or expand. Elissa is closely familiar with many of the challenges business owners face and how to resolve them effectively and affordably. Elissa is bilingual (English/Spanish). She assists individuals with a wide away of immigration matters such as family based visa applications and naturalization. Elissa also has experience in several other legal areas including assisting clients in maximizing financial recovery from auto accidents.

Elissa was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2016, but has served in various legal capacities since 2009....
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...
Jason Zendeh Del
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Fort Worth, TX Immigration Law Lawyer
(888) 493-6529 777 Main Street
Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Immigration, Criminal, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
South Texas College of Law
Jason Zendeh Del is one of the founding members of The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC. His practice primarily focuses on protecting the rights of individuals and corporations who need aggressive and creative representation.
Garrick A Farria
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Fort Worth, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
2100 N. Main Street
Suite 228
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Immigration, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Texas A&M University School of Law
The Farria Law Group offers skilled legal representation in all areas of corporate law matters and from all levels of complexity, including labor and employment law issues, immigration, sports and entertainment law, and corporate law.
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.
Lakshmi Nayar
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Irving, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(972) 445-4114 800 W. Airport Freeway
Suite 1100
Irving, TX 75062
Immigration
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and Murdoch University, Australia
Lakshmi Nayar was born in 1975 in Kerala, India. At the age of 6, her family migrated to Perth, Western Australia, where she resided until moving to Dallas in 1998. Lakshmi graduated from Murdoch University, Western Australia in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Politics and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) with Honors. In 1999, Lakshmi earned her Master of Laws (LL.M) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lakshmi’s interest in U.S. immigration law originated from her own experiences as an immigrant to the United States. After studying U.S. immigration law at the University of Michigan,...
Jeremiah David Williams
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Round Rock, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(512) 258-9111 108 East Bagdad, Suite 200
Round Rock, TX 78664
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Sablatura & Williams PLLC is a legal office committed to helping residents of Austin find solutions to their various legal matters. With an office in Round Rock and an office in Austin, the attorneys strive to make their services as easily accessible to their clients as possible. The team focuses their practice on the areas of criminal defense, family law, immigration law, and personal injury law, and they understand that dealing with matters in these fields can be some of the most complicated legal issues to have to work through. The attorneys pride themselves on focusing on the needs of...
Dennis Nyariki Siriba
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(469) 210-7161 12700 Hillcrest Rd
Suite 291
Dallas, TX 75230
Free ConsultationImmigration, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Attorney Siriba is the Managing Lawyer at Siriba & Associates Law Firm.

He Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, with Juris Doctor degree. Siriba earned his undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Science from The University of Texas at Tyler.

As a post-doc graduate, Attorney Siriba interned with the Honorable Judge Martin Hoffman at the 68th Civil District Court, Dallas County, Texas. During law school, he had internship experience with Earl Carl institute for Legal & Social Policy, Inc., Houston, Texas.

Prior to Law School, Attorney Siriba worked as Registered Nurse with years of experience in the...
Andrea F. Chavarria
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(972) 827-8359 8828 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75247
Immigration
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
The Chavarria Law Firm is a full service immigration law firm that represents clients from all over the world. Our firm handles a variety of cases including immigrant visas, nonimmigrant visas, citizenship, lawful permanent residency, VAWA, deferred action, TPS, and asylum. We represent clients before federal immigration courts, USCIS, BIA, and the US Department of State.
Richard Clark Harrist
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(214) 358-5140 436 W. Davis Street
Dallas, TX 75208
Free ConsultationImmigration, Appeals and Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Mr. Harrist offers affordable, effective assistance for appeals, litigation, personal injury, and immigration matters.
Bill Elliott Rivera
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
11782 Jollyville Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Immigration
Fordham University School of Law
Bill E. Rivera is a determined and committed attorney that believes a lawyer can provide a public service while operating a successful private legal practice. Immigration law is his chosen practice area and is, at the same time, the result of his decision to pursue a new challenge. He opted for a major career change when he was accepted to the Fordham University School of Law and studied at night while working as a Sergeant in the New York City Police Department during the day. After graduation from law school in 2002, he studied for both the New York and...
Grant St Julian III
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(214) 528-6220 3500 Oak Lawn Ave, Suite 205
Dallas, TX 75219
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Born in Austin, Texas. Lives in Dallas,Texas, and licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 1982. Undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Married with 2 children & 5 grandchildren. Areas of practice include Criminal Defense, DWI, Speeding & Traffic Tickets, Expungements and Non-Disclosures, License Suspension Hearings and Immigration. Bilingual staff (English & Spanish).
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.
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...
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.
Allen Rad
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Fort Worth, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(817) 543-1999 2001 Beach Street
Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 75230
Free ConsultationImmigration and Personal Injury
Hello and thank you for enquiring about Rad Law Firm. Retaining representation is an important first step in resolving your problems and getting a just result. Time is of the essence. Experienced lawyers know how to investigate and prosecute a claim so the evidence is preserved and documented to achieve the best possible result before it is destroyed or altered. You and your loved ones deserve aggressive, honest and caring representation. At Rad Law Firm, we put clients first and aggressively further clients' causes to achieve the results clients deserve. I started my legal practice in 1992, with the understanding...
Shahzad R Khan
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Richardson, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(972) 961-3095 100 N. Central Expressway
Suite 538
Richardson, TX 75080
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Eliana Maruri
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Attorney
(512) 439-2299 3901 S. Lamar Blvd.
Ste. 260
Austin, TX 78704
Immigration
South Texas College of Law
I was born and raised in Austin, Texas where my parents set roots from Mexico. I attended the Liberal Arts Academy at the former Johnston High School in East Austin and went on to double major in journalism and government at UT Austin. During my studies at UT, I had the privilege of interning at NBC Mexico/ Telemundo in Mexico City. I also studied abroad in Paris for a semester, where I honed my French language skills. After my undergraduate studies, I worked for a national non-profit organization and later enrolled in law school. Part of my studies took me...
Griselda Ponce
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(512) 454-7700 11900 Metric Blvd
Ste. J-167
Austin, TX 78758
Immigration and Family
ST. MARY'S University School of Law
Graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1997 with a Bachelor in Social Work and soon thereafter, worked with the immigrant community as a social worker at a local middle school. In my work, I saw first-hand, the difficulties the undocumented confronted and decided to pursue law school to assist the immigrant community and have a greater impact on their everyday lives. Immediately upon enrollment in St. Mary's School of Law in 2000, I began assisting immigrants obtain legal status as a student attorney through the St. Mary's Immigration Clinic. I obtained my Juris Doctor...
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
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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.