Today, there are many ways that those born in another country can legally live and work in the United States. Students come to the U.S. every year to study at our colleges and universities, while others work for companies on work visas. Some may be fleeing a dangerous situation in their home country and seek the protections guaranteed with political asylum in our country.
Citizenship offers many benefits, rights and privileges such as the right to vote or even run for political office. As a citizen of the United States, you can travel with a U.S. Passport, receive government benefits such as Social Security, or low-interest federal loans. You can also bring family members from your country of origin to join you in your new homeland.
Depending on whether you have a non-immigrant visa and are working in this country, have a temporary or non-immigrant visa, are seeking citizenship for yourself or a family member, each situation has a different set of rules and regulations to follow. Below are some of the types of immigration in the United States.
under federal United States Citizenship and Immigration Services guidelines are able to file petitions for the expatriation of their spouses, children, parents, and siblings to also come to the country to join them and become permanent residents. Members of the U.S. armed forces and their families are also eligible for citizenship. There are provisions within U.S. military law also may come into play for qualified family members.
you are required to obtain permission to work legally in the United States. Each type of worker has a different set of requirements and ability to stay in the U.S. If you are here on business or an employment-based non-immigrant visa or other temporary or non-immigrant visas, our Immigration law firm can inform you which type of visa you will need for your stay. We can also represent you if you need to appear in court regarding your immigration status.
The United States government issues different types of visas to meet the diverse needs of those coming into the country.
Those who seek refugee status often will have faced persecution because of race or ethnicity, gender, religious beliefs or membership in political or other groups and want to keep themselves and their families safe. Ms. Morrow can explain your rights if you are seeking refugee status.
We are fluent in English and Spanish, and will explain your legal immigration rights to you in the language that you prefer. If you are seeking to emigrate to the US and are in the North Miami area, the law firm of S.G. Morrow & Associates can inform you of your rights and represent you. Contact our office at 754-300-5900 or toll-free at 888-757-0901 for a confidential and free consultation.
At the Law Office of S. G. Morrow & Associates, our focus is on family law and immigration law. With more than 20 years of experience as Divorce Lawyer, we provide a unique blend of legal services for clients where these fields intersect, such as foreign marriages and divorces. Some of our major practice areas include :
but there are still a lot of important issues about your future that must be decided. From a marital settlement agreement to child custody concerns, your future is our number one priority. Contact us today and find out how we can help you through the uncontested divorce process.