How to Find the Best Immigration Attorney

Immigration Attorney

Immigration Attorney

Don’t make me crawl when I am born to fly! Most people nowadays don’t want to stay in one place. Everyone wants to reach the top and to make it possible they wander around the world. However, getting immigration in other country is not a piece of cake. This is where immigration attorney like attorney Robert Pascal plays a role of a superhero in our lives. Everyone knows how difficult it is to get immigration in a place like the United States. Therefore, it is important to choose the right immigration attorney.

Here are few tips to choose the best immigration attorney

Read Reviews and ratings

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In the era of technology, you can easily check out the review and ratings of the firm on Google in a single swipe. Reviews from actual clients give you a true picture of the work culture and ethics of the law firm and its lawyers. Furthermore, a website speaks a lot about the professionalism, accountability, and sincerity about the entity. In the end, those who care about their business will eventually care about their client’s business.

Check out their Experience

Quality and goodwill play a great role in the corporate world. However, it comes with an experience and skills. Therefore, before choosing any law firm it is very important to check out their experience and knowledge in the respective field. For say, if you looking for an immigration lawyer, it is important to know how well do they know about immigration attorney.

Accessibility

Choosing the best law firm is not enough if they are not easily accessible every single time when you need them. Dealing with immigration cases is very stressful and hectic task as one mistake can ruin your efforts and money. Therefore, it is important that your lawyer must be easily accessible at the time when you need solutions for your doubts. After all, this is the reason we are approaching them.

Negotiate Fee charges

No doubt, quality matters over quantity, but it is important to discuss money with the attorney you are considering. As we know, immigration attorney charge for their time, so it is important transparent about the quote, and do ask them how he reached that figure. Otherwise, in the end, you might face a sudden bill that you not even imagined.

Choose a lawyer who knows your language

Language is one of the major barriers that face most people. Therefore, it is advisable to go for a lawyer who can read and speak your language easily. For say, you are living in Florida, the United States, a lawyer who understands the United States native language can be the best option for you. Most people in Florida, feel lucky as they hired good attorney Robert pascal firm for their immigration and other law related matters. They are known best in the industry for services and accountability.

 

So next time before choosing an immigration attorney, do consider these points in order to avoid rejection for the immigration. Have a successful life!

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PREPARING FOR YOUR US CITIZENSHIP INTERVIEW

After preparing and filing my client’s N-400 applications for US citizenship, I am then asked what they should do to prepare for the actual citizenship interview. I actually spend a couple of hours with each of my client’s before the actual interview and conduct an intensive practice session to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Although every client is different, I am going to give you a general set of guidelines to help you prepare. These are as follows:

1. Get to the Service center at least 30 minutes before your scheduled interview. The last thing you need aside from the nervousness you may feel is to be running late to the interview. Take a test drive by the Service center before the day of the interview so you exactly know where it is and the time it will take for you to arrive there.
2. Do not forget to bring any original documents along with a copy for the USCIS Officer. At the minimum this will require bringing your state issued identification, permanent residence card and passport. If you have a criminal record, then bring certified copies of the arrest report and criminal conviction.
3. Dress appropriately. A jacket and tie or a formal gown isn’t necessary, but neither is a t-shirt and blue jeans. Dress as you would for a job interview.
4. Answer the Officer respectfully. A Maam or Sir goes a long way in deferring to the authority the USCIS Officer who has in the ultimate outcome of your application.
5. Go to the USCIS website and download the civics and English test questions about a month before the interview. The civics book has one hundred questions and answers of which you will be asked five from the book. Usually the book gives you a few correct answers for a question, you usually need to know only one, but read each question and answer carefully.
6. The English portion is your ability to understand and respond accordingly to the questions that will be asked of you during the interview. You may be asked to write out a sentence in English and to respond to additional questions by the USCIS Officer. If you a not extremely proficient in the English language, and do not qualify for an exemption from the language requirement, then it is important to hone your English skills from the moment you submit your N-400 application. There are many free ESOL language courses offered across the USA as well as free internet courses available. If you speak your native language in your household, try to only speak English and watch English television shows.
7. Take a deep breath and relax before you go into the interview room. If for any reason you are not proficient with the language, civics or English requirements, you will usually be scheduled for an additional interview within 90 days to try again.
8. If you pass, you will then be given a notification that you passed the interview and that you will be scheduled for the next swearing in ceremony to formally become a US Citizen. This is usually within three weeks from your interview date.
9. If you do have an issue related to a criminal conviction or lengthy overstay over 6 months out of the US, please retain an Immigration Attorney to attend the interview with you.

Considerations Before Applying For US Citizenship

I have clients that have been permanent residents in the U.S. and now want to apply for their naturalization. I always ask them some two very important questions before they apply. These questions are:

1. How did you become a permanent resident? The reason for this questions is to find out if they obtained their residency through marriage or an employer. If it had been through marriage, is the resident still together with the U.S. citizen and if not, why? Remember during an USCIS naturalization interview, if an immigration officer suspected the marriage was for fraudulent purposes, you could wind up in removal. Also, if residency was obtained through an employer, what evidence do you have to show that you were employed for a reasonable amount of time.

2. Have you been arrested or convicted of a crime since obtaining your permanent residency? With the increased attention to residents with criminal convictions, some of those arrests or convictions could classify you as an aggravated felon, or having committed crimes of moral turpitude also subject to removal from the U.S.

If you have any of these issues related to your residency, please contact an immigration lawyer before attempting to file your N-400 for Naturalization. The USCIS does a complete criminal search through all US law enforcement databases and you cannot hide any criminal history from them.