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Lawfully entering and remaining inside the United States for any length of time can be a frustratingly complex process. Between the complex processes that applicants for visas and green cards must go through and the extensive wait times for USCIS processing, it can be hard to effectively manage the immigration process.

Fortunately, help is available from an experienced Washington, DC immigration lawyer. The legal team at Hacking Law Practice, LLC has a thorough understanding of the complexities surrounding immigration law and the various requirements it sets out for prospective immigrants.

Whether you need help seeking Legal Permanent Resident status, want to become a naturalized citizen, or simply need a visa for a business or tourist trip, guidance from an attorney who has assisted people just like you is the key to maximizing your chances of a favorable outcome.



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Assistance with the Immigration Process

Each year, the United States sets out various restrictions and limitations on how many people can immigrate to the country on a long-term or permanent basis. In addition to these limitations, potential immigrants must navigate through the complex application process for the status they seeking. Each status has various requirements and guidelines all of which can get extremely confusing.

Fortunately, a Washington, DC attorney could provide irreplaceable assistance navigating the application process for family-based immigrant visas, employment-based immigrant visas, immigration based on asylum or refugee status, and more. Our team also offer different immigration services to assist individuals who are already within U.S. borders apply for a green card, seeking work authorization, or sponsor a family member to immigrate to the U.S. from abroad.

Seeking Naturalization as a U.S. Citizen

Any person born on U.S. soil or born to at least one parent with U.S. citizenship automatically attains citizenship rights themselves. However, the process to become a naturalized citizen after being born in another country is quite a bit more complicated.

If someone meets the prerequisite conditions of the immigration court for the naturalization process, becoming a U.S. citizen could open up a world of new privileges and opportunities for them. Guidance from a knowledgeable immigration attorney in Washington, DC could help prospective new citizens understand what requirements they need to fulfill, what steps they need to take, and what obstacles could get in their way during the naturalization process.

Obtaining the Right Visa for Short-Term Travel

Even if someone only intends to remain within U.S. borders for a limited time, they still may need to interact with USCIS before arriving at a port of entry. More specifically, anyone not originating from a country that participates in the Visa Waiver Program must obtain a nonimmigrant visa before they will be allowed entry into the United States.

Given the expansive list of nonimmigrant visas that a person could apply for, picking the right one and meeting all the requirements during the application process can be deceptively difficult. Support from experienced immigration lawyers in Washington, DC could simplify the immigration process immensely.

Seek Help from a Washington, DC Immigration Attorney

U.S. immigration laws are constantly changing, and new guidelines and directives are released every year that may significantly change a potential immigrant’s options. Making sense of these policy shifts—not to mention the numerous regulations already in place—can be next to impossible without help from a legal representative who is already intimately familiar with them.

Our immigration attorneys in Washington, DC, will serve as your steadfast allies through whatever immigration-related legal matter you need assistance with. Call today for a consultation.

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Navigating the maze of U.S. immigration law can be tricky for anybody, especially if English is your second language or you have unique circumstances motivating you to move here. Fortunately, if you are unsure about any areas of immigration or the naturalization process, help through an immigration lawyer (Washington DC) is available at the Hacking Immigration Law LLC.

Retaining one of our dedicated Washington DC immigration lawyers could help you both with USCIS and other U.S. immigration authorities. To find out how immigration attorneys could help you with your specific case, call us today to schedule a consultation.
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The attorneys at the Hacking Immigration Law are dedicated to helping the foreign-born people of St. Louis to live and work in the United States. This dedication is reflected in the kind and grateful words of the clients they have helped. Read what others have to say about the hard work that the Hacking Immigration Law has done to help those in St. Louis.

Does paying for premium processing on an H1B case mean I will find out sooner if our case was selected in the lottery?

Premium processing is an add-on service that USCIS offers for a variety of immigration cases, primarily in the employment-based visa categories.Premium processing costs an additional $1225 in USCIS filing fees.

What is the H-1B visa lottery and how does it work?

In 2014, USCIS received more than 172,000 H-1B visa applications on the April 1st deadline, exceeding Congress’s cap by 87,000 applications.

Can an Unmarried Son or Daughter of a Lawful Permanent Resident Keep Their F2B Visa Classification After Their Sponsoring Parent Naturalizes?

The immigration laws treat the adult, unmarried children of citizens differently than the adult, unmarried children of lawful permanent residents.

What is the "newspaper of general circulation" for PERM job postings?

The Department of Labor requires employers to advertise positions that they intend to submit a PERM application on to publish the job position in the local newspaper of general circulation.

Can I Apply for Citizenship with an Expired Green Card?

In the past, USCIS and some immigration attorneys believed that you could not become a naturalized citizen if you did not have a valid green card (LPR) card to bring with you to your naturalization interview.

Is there such a thing as expedited removal of an immigrant and, if so, what is it?

Most people believe that removal orders or “deportation” orders only happen when you go to the immigration court and see an immigration judge. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

Does testing positive for HIV make someone inadmissible to the United States?

On January 4, 2010, the United States officially removed Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection from the list of “communicable diseases of public health significance” that make an individual ineligible for admission to the United States.

Are there any special visas for translators who assisted US forces in Afghanistan or Iraq?

Under United States immigration law, there are two Special Immigrant Visas available for Iraqi citizens or nationals who have worked for the United States.