Residency based on marriage. Marriage to a lawful permanent resident of the United States or United States Citizen allows you to file a green card or lawful permanent residency. The attorney will determine your eligibility and suggest the best route && for you as the law is complex.
Residency based on same sex marriage. We are gay friendly and a judgment free environment. We will help you navigate the immigration process if you are married to someone of the same sex and qualify for residency.
Cuban Adjustment Act. We will residency for natives and citizens of Cuba that qualify under the law. The law remains in effect until democracy is restored in Cuba.
Marriage interviews. Our office will prepare you for your interview with the immigration offices. We can also represent you the day of the interview. After meeting our attorneys, you will feel confident and your case will be competently prepared.
Responses to Request for Evidence. You may have tried to file the case on your own or used an entity that did provide the representation you were looking for and this resulted in the government sending you a notice for more documents and information. We have never missed a deadline and know the importance of getting your case to the government complete and accurate. We can fix your filing defects or clarify legal issues.
All other family residency applications. Lawful Permanent residents or green card holders and United States citizens may file petitions with the US government to bring family members to live in the United States as lawful permanent residents.
I-601 waivers and I-601a waivers. Waivers based on fraud or misrepresentations-in some situations, you may be allowed to file a waiver for a past misrepresentation on a form, application, document or testimony. If you meet the requirements of the law, you may be granted residency.
Political Asylum. People come to the United states for many reasons. You may have fled your home country because your life is in danger. You may file for asylum within one year of your arrival to the United States. If more than a year has passed, the attorney will explain how that affects your eligibility.
DACA for childhood arrivals. This law is commonly referred to as “Dreamers”. Sadly, “Dreamers” never became law. DACA offers temporary protection from deportation for certain individuals who arrived to the United State prior to turning 16.
Deportation Defense/Removal proceedings. You may have been stopped at the airport and your visa cancelled, or crossed the border illegal, , or encountered by Immigration Officers after being in the country illegal for many years or entered with a visa and remained longer than allowed. Many immigration violations can result in the US government initiating your deportation from the US. This can be a very scary process especially with some much bad information on the streets. Attn. Karyn Todd has dedicated her career to defending individuals in removal proceedings. Her creative thinking has resulted in has successfully terminated removal proceedings for her clients.
Cancellation of Removal. An application for lawful permanent residency in the United States. You must have been living in the United States continuously for 10 years, be of good moral character as defined by the law, and have a spouse, parent of child that is a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident that will suffer exceptional and extremely unusual hardship if you deported.
Motions to Reopen deportation/removal proceedings. You may have missed your hearing or even appeared and the Judge gave you a written order of removal but the US government never arrested and executed the order and you want to clear the deportation order from your history. Karyn has successfully reopened removal proceedings to obtain residency for her clients or even terminated proceedings after years of having a deportation order.
Waivers for deportation due to criminal convictions. Any encounter with the authorities can result in an immigration violation. Many times your application for residency maybe effected. If you have been a long time permanent resident of the US, certain convictions may result in the US taking action to deport you. We have successfully defeated wrongfully charged long time permanent resident and terminated removal proceedings. We have won waivers for other lawful permanent resident who are able to show rehabilitation after their conviction. Karyn has the knowledge and passion to prepare the best possible defense for you.
Requests to re-enter the United States after being deported. After being physically deported from the United States, you may want to return. Karyn has legally brought back people to the United States.
Fiance Visas. If the love your of life is outside the United States and you have meet them at least once in the last 2 years, you may file a visa to bring them to the United States. You must marry within 90 days of their arrival. You may bring their children as well. Thereafter, your spouse will file for lawful permanent residency.
I-751. Removal of conditions of residency. This application must be filed by all lawful permanent residents who obtained their status through marriage to a United States citizen.
All new applications as they are available under President Obama’s Executive Action such as Deferred Action for Parental Accountability. Contact the office for up to date information as to the availability of this law.