Immigration Services


Can I apply for Asylum?

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Jul 2017

Can I apply for Asylum?

People all over the world arrive at the United Port of Entries across the United States Border seeking for asylum. Asylum seekers present themselves to the United State Custom Border Patrol (CBP) without any document issued by the Department of State Consular Division and request to be admitted based on “credible fear of persecution and unwillingness to return to their country of nationality”. United States...


Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

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Jan 2016

Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

If you came to the country through the backdoor, meaning illegally, chances are you are on the list of the Department of Homeland Security’s order of deportation. And while many have already been arrested, detained, and deported back to their countries of origin, you do not have to fear because there are immigration lawyers who can help you understand your rights. Yes, even if you...


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Jun 2014

Traveling with a child abroad after divorce

Q: Can the Lower Family Court judge grant the trip abroad when one parent requests and the other opposes, especially when the parent and the child have dual citizenship of the US and the country they are traveling to and also the parent wants to take the child out of the country without securing Ne Exeat Bond? Is it common for the judge to let them...


Can my wife help me to get my green card even she’s in probation for 5 years and has felony ?

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May 2014

Can my wife help me to get my green card even she’s in probation for 5 years and has felony ?

Your wife as a United States Citizen has the constitutional right to contract marriage to any person of her choice and has the legal right to file a petition for alien relative on behalf of her husband that, if approved, will result in the immediate availability of an immigrant visa on behalf of her foreign husband because there are no numerical visas limitations for immediate...


Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

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May 2014

Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

What is this Immigration Policy Reform? President Obama is backing a proposal by the ´Gang of Eight´ to reform Immigration Policy in a major way for the first time since 1986.  Here´s an Infographic showing the key points of reform. Published: SEATTLE GLOBALIST 2013     Who is this Gang of Eight? The Gang of Eight refers to the bi-partisan group of eight Senators who...


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Mar 2010

Asylum in the U.S.

What is asylum and who qualifies? Asylum was created for those individuals already residing in the U.S. who need protection from persecution in their home country due to their race, religion, nationality or political views. The asylum program also applies to individuals that are seeking asylum at a port of entry to the United States who can prove that they have just cause. Asylum is...


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Mar 2010

Family Based Immigration

The process of family based immigration can get quite complicated, even when there are only a few parties involved. A typical case can involve a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident (LPR) sponsoring alien relatives, known as “beneficiaries”. Citizens and permanent residents must testify to being able to provide certain obligations in order to sponsor family members. The rules governing who can be...


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Feb 2010

Imigration Laws

USA Immigration Attorney Service The immigration and naturalization lawyers at the Law Offices of Eliana Phelps have the knowledge and experience to successfully represent clients in need of immigration services, including criminal defense and specialized immigration matters. For many years our immigration naturalization attorneys have been providing immigration clients with outstanding legal advice and representation. Immigration matters are very complex procedures and should be handled...


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Feb 2010

Temporary Protected Status

What is temporary protected status? A Temporary Protected Status designation provides temporary immigration status to immigrants of qualifying TPS countries to reside legally in the United States in order to escape hostile conditions in a home country. Currently, the United States designates six countries under the TPS program: Nicaragua Somalia Sudan Honduras El Salvador Haiti If you apply and receive a Temporary Protected Status designation,...



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