Atlanta immigration attorneys are instrumental in navigating complex pathways to U.S. Citizenship, application for temporary and specialty visas, and/or deportation issues.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processes can be daunting and the complexities of filing applications specific to an individual’s needs, as they seek access to U.S. Citizenship, are better navigated with an experienced Atlanta Georgia immigration law firm. Kuck Baxter immigration lawyers in Atlanta GA will work with clients to ascertain their specific reason for a citizenship request, outlining the responsibilities of applicants required by law. They will represent individuals at formal hearings, or other situations where language may be a barrier, and assist when denials, or other hurdles arise, in addition to preparing necessary applications and support paperwork.
The U.S. Constitution guarantees certain rights and freedoms to people who are born, or naturalized to be citizens in the United States. In accordance with 8 USCS §1572, an immigration benefit package is “any application or petition to confer, certify, change, adjust, or extend any status granted under the Immigration and Nationality Act.” These benefits include granting of U.S. citizenship to those who are eligible to naturalize, authorizing individuals to reside in the U.S. on a temporary, or permanent basis, and providing aliens with the eligibility to work in the United States. Immigration attorneys in Atlanta Georgia can work with individuals who are seeking access to U.S. permanent residency.
Consultation with an immigration law firm in Atlanta will streamline the Naturalization process one takes to become a U.S. citizen if they are born outside of the United States. There are times when individuals meet certain requirements, allowing them to become U.S. citizens through acquisition. Individuals applying for naturalization to become U.S. citizens must be at least 18 years old when they apply; have lived as a lawful permanent resident for the past three, or five years holding continuous residence and physical presence in the United States; be able to read, write, and speak basic English; demonstrate good moral character; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government; demonstrate a loyalty to the principles of the U.S. Constitution; and are willing to take the Oath of Allegiance. Atlanta Georgia Immigration attorneys can assist with the naturalization process and special provisions for U.S. Military members as well.
Citizenship obtained through relationships with parents either at birth, or after birth before the age of eighteen years when applications for naturalization can occur.
Application for permanent residency to the United States is complex. Immigration lawyers in Atlanta assist with its completion, while adhering to applicable laws and requirements. Sometimes individuals may be inadmissible to U. S. Citizenship application, but those cases may be resolved with the assistance of an Atlanta GA immigration attorney. In order for an individual to apply for a Green Card, they must be eligible under one of the following categories:
- Family of U.S. Citizen including an immediate relative; other relative; fiancé, or fiancé’s child; widow(er), or abused spouse, child, or parent.
- Employment as an immigrant worker, physician, or investor.
- Special immigrant as a religious worker, international media worker, juvenile, Afghanistan or Iraq National, or affiliation with a national organization.
- Victim of abuse, human trafficking and crime holding a T, or U nonimmigrant visa.
- Refugee seeking asylum in U.S. after one year.
- Registry as residing in U.S. since January 1, 1972.
Because of the complexities surrounding the application paperwork, and negative consequences of late, or improperly completed documents, it is very important to hire a immigration lawyer Atlanta who is well-versed with current immigration laws.
Every year people come to the United States seeking asylum, which is protection granted to someone who has left their native country because they have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
If an individual is eligible for asylum, they may be permitted to remain in the United States. A skilled immigration attorney can assist with applications for asylum using Form I-589, Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal, within one year of an asylee’s arrival to the United States. Individuals may include spouses and children who are in the United States at the time of filing, or at any time until a final decision is made. Deportation attorneys can answer questions regarding asylum for individuals and/or family members.
The current climate for immigrants in American is too confusing to navigate alone. U.S. Immigration authorities deport illegal immigrants back to their countries every year based on certain infractions that go against requests for citizenship.
If you, or your loved one is being deported and you believe your rights have been violated, you have a short window submit an appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals. It is important to secure an experienced Atlanta immigration lawyer to assist with this process, as they can research the particulars of a case, explain the everchanging immigration laws that apply to the current situation, and advise clients on the importance of providing all application support documentation while adhering to the filing times and hearings set up by the USCIS.
Qualified immigration attorneys in Atlanta are familiar with USCIS regulations that require that a petitioner be given the opportunity to know, and respond to any derogatory evidence, or missing information on their application before a petition is denied. They can contact the USCIS and make sure applicants know what documents they will need and how to obtain them in order for applications to be filled out correctly and completely to avoid deportation.
Variety of legal services.
Immigrants seeking citizenship through naturalization, or acquisition and other individuals needing specialty, or temporary visas may have problems and questions regarding USCIS applications. Consultation with The Kuck Baxter Immigration Law Firm in Atlanta is essential to avoid problems with important immigration law hurdles and applicable filing timelines. They offer a variety of immigration-focused legal services, and are familiar with applicable filing timelines, pertinent document collection and current immigration laws.
Kuck | Baxter Immigration LLC
365 Northridge Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30350