Miami Immigration Attorney
Are you considering immigration of any kind?
There are many reasons why someone would want to immigrate to the United States, work opportunities, better living situations, or to be with family among many other reasons. There are also countless reasons why someone would want to temporarily visit the U.S., there are business opportunities, investment opportunities, thousands of tourist venues, as well as many other reasons. The process for immigration, whether to become a citizen or to establish permanent residency, can be a long and difficult one. The same applies to obtaining a temporary visa; the process can be confusing, expensive and difficult to go through. Fortunately there is a Miami immigration attorney from Pozo Goldstein, LLP who can help you in any situation. We have extensive experience and an attorney with a background of a former Miami-Dade County judge. Our firm handles cases and situations related to any of the following areas:
There is a lot of information out there regarding immigration, work immigration and others. When it comes to knowing what you need, in regards to I-9 and related forms, you cannot afford to be wrong. There are very serious legal repercussions on employers for not adhering to the national laws of immigration. Read more about information for employers.
If you are an individual seeking a temporary visitation visa, or a work visa, immigration through asylum, citizenship or many other immigration issues, there are many issues you must be aware of. The process for any immigration issue can be long and difficult, you will be asked to provide extensive documentation as well as information that must be completed on various legal forms. Read more about information for individuals .
Citizenship is a very long and difficult process to go through, especially if it is through naturalization. There are many difficulties that can arise, and many ways to be denied if you are not properly informed or represented. Read more about citizenship.
When someone wishes to establish permanent residency and obtain a visa for such establishment, the visa is generally called a green card. This allows you to live and work in the United States. The process for obtaining a green card can be difficult if you are not knowledgeable about the immigration laws. Read more about green card.
A visa is a pass that allows you into the United States, generally for a temporary period of time. Visas can range in purpose and are tailored to fit your exact needs and desires. There are business and investment visas, tourism visas, visitation visas, as well as many others. Read more about visas.
Deportation can be a very frightening thing to face, especially if you will be facing persecution of any kind at your country of origin. Our firm is here to help those who are facing deportation. There are many ways to fight a deportation case, but it is extremely difficult to do on your own. Read more about deportation defense.
Adoption is a wonderful thing, but there are many difficulties that can arise throughout the process that may require legal help. In addition to the extensive fees and documentation, there are some foreign governments that can be very difficult to deal with. In addition there is the issue of bringing the adopted child into the United States, this is an immigration issue. Read more about adoption.
If you are facing persecution in your home country, you may be eligible for asylum in the U.S. Persecution can be targeted at a person's race, religious beliefs, nationality, political stance as well as many others. No one deserves to be persecuted for things they should be free to practice/believe. Read more about asylum.
When someone is arrested, and their citizenship/residency is under inspection, the process can take a very long time. During this time, some people will be forced to reside in a holding cell of some sort, until residency can be confirmed. There is an option for those who are in this situation, a bond fee can be requested, so that upon payment, the detainee will be released to spend this trying time with friends and family. Read more about bond/detention.
There are many reasons why a person will want to immigrate to the United States. One of these many reasons is for a business opportunity. There is a special visa for a business opportunity as well as a special process involved in establishing residency. Read more about business immigration.
One of the many reasons why a person would want to come to the United States is for a business opportunity. When an opportunity arises, there is a specific visa tailored to the needs of those in this situation, called a business visa. This visa will allow a person a set amount of time in order to conduct whatever kind of business is at hand, and then return home. Read more about business visa.
Criminal Defense & Immigration
If a foreign national wishes to immigrate to the U.S. there are laws that must be adhered to. When a law is broken, there could be serious consequences, including possible deportation. If a non-resident is convicted of a felony, they could face deportation. Or if a prospective immigrant has a criminal record, they could be denied eligibility. Read more about criminal defense and immigration.
Detained by ICE?
If an individual has been arrested, and is suspected of being a non-resident, or to be here illegally, then the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may detain the individual while residency is confirmed. If the detainee's residency is not confirmed, then they could face deportation. It is crucial to know that if you are being held by ICE, you have options while your citizenship or residency is being confirmed. Read more about being detained by ICE.
Employment Eligibility Verification
For employers, employment eligibility verification is a very serious matter. Every company must be prepared to prove that each of their employees is eligible to work in the United States, in the case of a company-wide audit. When an employer does not have adequate proof, they could face very serious legal penalties. Read more about employment eligibility verification.
Visas in regard to employment are separated into five different categories depending on preference. From priority workers to immigrant investors, these are provided so allow for immigrants to come into the United States while seeking employment opportunities. Read more about employment visas.
Family Based Immigration
There are many different ways for an individual to immigrate. One way is called family based immigration and it involves one family member who is already a permanent resident of the United States petitioning the authorities to allow their family member to enter the States to be together. Read more about family based immigration.
When one family member comes to the United States in order to work, sometimes this requires the family to be split up across borders. When this occurs, there are obviously times when the family will want to visit, for this, there are family visas, which allow families to enter the U.S. for a temporary period of time. Read more about family visas.
There are many cases where a couple meets and wishes to be married, while one of them is a citizen of the United States, and the other is a citizen elsewhere. When this occurs, and they both wish to establish residency in the U.S. there is an option for a fiancé visa which allows the fiancé to enter the states, get married, and establish citizenship. Read more about fiancé visa.
While there are many different visas which are tailored to the specific needs of an applicant, all visas fall under two categories: immigration visas and non-immigrant visas. An immigration visa is one that allows the applicant to stay for an extended period of time such as a fiancé visa and a work visa among many others. Read more about immigration visa.
An investment visa is a short term visa; much like a business visa where an opportunity arises that must be capitalized on immediately in order to reap the benefits. This visa allows an individual into the U.S. for a very brief amount of time in order to partake in the investment opportunity or to conduct other investment related business. Read more about investment visa.
When there are no qualified and willing workers to fill a specific position in a company, the employer may seek an employee from a foreign nation. When this occurs, they are seeking labor certification for a foreign national; this process can be difficult as it is very hard to prove that there are no qualified and willing U.S. employees for the position, among other difficulties. Read more about labor certification.
Motions to Reopen
When an individual has been deported, or a deportation order has been given, there are options for the person. One option is to seek for the deportation order to be revoked; this will be done by first reopening the case that resulted in deportation. It can be a difficult process and should be done with legal aid. Read more about motions to reopen.
There are many ways to become a citizen of the United States; one of these ways is through a rigorous process called naturalization. It involves staying in the United States for a period of time in order to demonstrate proper behavior, and to obey the nation's laws, and maintain good driving and criminal records. Read more about naturalization.
There are two basic categories of visa, the immigration visa, and the non-immigrant visa. The non-immigrant visas are short term visas that allow an individual into the U.S. in order to visit, tour, vacation, or conduct brief business and then return to their country. Read more about non-immigrant visa.
Permanent Resident Visa
A permanent resident visa is an immigration visa, a long term visa which allows an individual to work and reside in the United States for an indefinite period of time. Provided that they maintain eligibility for renewal through keeping a good record while in the U.S. Read more about permanent resident visa.
A student visa allows an individual to attend an educational school or program as opposed to a vocational program for a temporary period of time. It also allows the person to work part time in some cases, and the educational program that the person wishes to attend must be on the list of accepted programs or schools. Read more about student visa.
Among many other immigration visas available to those who are wishing to enter into the U.S. there is the work visa. This visa allows an individual to work in the U.S. for an indefinite period of time, as long as eligibility for renewal of the visa is maintained, and the visa is renewed. Read more about work visas.
Contact a Miami immigration lawyer as soon as possible!
At Pozo Goldstein, LLP our firm is dedicated to providing excellent service to all of our clients. We accomplish this through extensive one-on-one personal service, which allows us to prepare a solid defensive case for any immigration need. Our firm has over 50 years of combined experience. On our legal team we have Former U.S. Immigration Prosecutors and Former Judge. Between our skill and extensive experience, we have the knowledge it takes to win any case that is brought to court. If you or a loved one is facing any kind of immigration issue, then you will benefit from the legal experience and skill of a Miami immigration attorney from our firm.
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