Naturalization – If you are in the military and already a permanent resident, you may be eligible to apply for naturalization.
Temporary Protected Status– (TPS) a form of immigration relief that the Secretary of Homeland Security created in order to help nationals of certain countries find temporary immigration relief in the United States until conditions in that country have improved. To determine if you are eligible for TPS under an initial registration or under a renewal, you should see a qualified immigration attorney.
Voluntary Departure- (VD) is when the Department of Homeland Security wishes to remove you but you ask to be allowed to leave voluntarily at your own expense. VD can be requested at several different points throughout an immigration case. The decision to ask for voluntary departure is a decision that should be discussed with an attorney.
Violence Against Woman Act- (VAWA) provides a victim abused by a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident a path toward legal permanent residency after enduring battering or extreme cruelty by their spouse.
U-Visas – provides an opportunity for a victim to obtain a work permit and begin the path toward citizenship.The purpose of the law is to provide victims who would otherwise be deterred from reporting crimes to the police because of threats to their immigration status or due to being unlawfully present in the United States.
Notario Fraud- false misrepresentations can have severe implications for an immigrant. Work performed by Notarios often results in missed deadlines, filing incorrect or incomplete forms, or filing false claims with the government.