Moving to a new country is always a challenge, but it can also be a time of excitement, anticipation, and rebirth. For centuries, immigrants have come to America with dreams of building businesses, going to school, and building a future for their children. Despite all the misconceptions and negative rhetoric, America is still the land of the free, and it welcomes good-willed people from all walks of life who want to make it home. The immigration process has become exceedingly complicated, however, especially in the past few decades. If you need help immigrating to America, you need to speak with an immigration lawyer right away.
If you are facing deportation or criminal charges, or are accruing unlawful presence, , you definitely should not try to handle it alone. Give Miranda, Magden & Miranda, LLP a call to speak with someone about your case. All calls are confidential.
Types of Cases We Handle
Our Castroville immigration lawyers can handle a wide range of cases, from simple to complex. Here are just a few examples:
- Family Immigration. Many immigrants obtain residency status through a family member. If you live here and wish to bring a family member over to this country, do not assume it will be automatic. In fact, it is quite the contrary. You must complete forms and make an application in order to qualify for family-based immigration. Even then, the government will usually have a lot of questions. One wrong step and it could delay the process by years.
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Renewals only due to current Federal policies). Many young children are brought to this country by parents who are not legal citizens. Regardless of how people may feel about the illegality of the parent immigrating without lawful status, innocent children are given certain protections under U.S. law. DACA just means that children who qualify for protection are granted the right to stay in the U.S. contingent upon certain requirements. Because many applications are denied, we strongly suggest consulting an attorney as soon as possible before filing any formal documents with the government.
- Asylum Seekers. Many people are in this country because they faced persecution in their home countries. It may be sexual assault, violence, religious persecution, political retribution, or any other form of immediate and grave harm. Whatever the reasons for seeking asylum, the U.S. government will test your situation to see if you truly meet the requirements of asylum. Government officials do not always “take your word for it” And you will likely need to provide further evidence and apply correctly.
Be prepared to fight for your right to stay in this country; call a lawyer today.