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Articles and Blog Posts From March 2016
What Does an Immigration Attorney Do?U.S. immigration law is notoriously complex. Even minor errors in a visa application or evidence you provide can lead to a year-long delay, deportation, or denial of a visa. An immigration lawyer can help you understand your rights, interpret the law, develop a strategy, and walk you through the immigration process. An immigration attorney can also represent you in court, although most time is spent… Read more
H-1B Visa Alternatives: What are My Options?Due to the expected high demand, employers should be planning now for a possible rejection of their H-1B petitions. Alternative visa options for affected employees include, but are limited to, the following: for Canadian and Mexican professionals, the TN visa available under the North American Free Trade Agreement; for nationals of Australia, the E-3 visa; for nationals of Chile or Singapore,… Read more
Will my adopted child get a green card and/or US Citizenship?The answer is maybe. A Hague Convention adoptee may qualify for immigration benefits if: (1) the child is habitually a resident in a country that is a party to the Convention, (2) the child is under 16 years of age when the immediate relative petition is filed; (3) the child has either: (a) two living parents who are incapable of providing proper care for the child, or (b) one sole or surviving parent… Read more
Luis F. Hess
As the managing partner of the firm, Luis F. Hess is a seasoned attorney with past experiences working in the US Air Force JAG Corps, in-house counsel at Sisters of Mercy Health System, the USDA legal department, and other private law firms...
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