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Expertise, honesty, and results. ShankarLaw here. We prioritize our customers, and each one receives the same amount of attention, civility, and effective representation. Our Immigration Lawyers in Huntington Station concentrate on this area of law.
Our attorneys have been assisting immigrants in achieving their goals for nearly two decades. We have the knowledge and experience to fight for your rights in both out-of-court and in-court negotiations. We are well-versed in local, state, and federal laws, as well as how they apply to your specific circumstance.
What exactly is the Immigration Court?
In the United States, there are several independent judicial systems. Every state and the federal government runs its courts. Many people are unaware, however, that there are courts dedicated to specific themes. The Immigration Court, for example, only deals with immigration cases.
The Immigration Court is a US Department of Justice-run administrative court. More than 200 immigration judges work in 50 immigration courts across the country.
What is the role of the Immigration Court?
Immigration cases are adjudicated by the immigration court. Their responsibilities include granting legal status to foreign nationals in the United States, deporting or removing foreign nationals who have committed an immigration crime in the United States, and hearing appeals from foreign nationals requesting asylum.
What Are Some of the Most Common Immigration Issues?
Immigration law is a vast topic that covers a wide range of legal topics and issues. If you can narrow down your problem to a more precise category, it may be easier to understand how immigration regulations function. Some of the most prevalent immigration issues include:
Obtaining a Green Card or Lawful Permanent Resident status: A green card allows a person to live permanently in the United States. Getting one can be a difficult procedure.
Meeting Visa Conditions: Visas come in a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the purpose of the visitor’s stay in the United States. Requirements can also differ and are frequently complex.
Overstaying a visa can result in legal consequences such as deportation or expulsion, as well as a ban on future re-entry.
Removal/deportation: Violations of the law might result in removal proceedings. The person may be eligible for relief from removal in several instances.
After Removal, Illegal Re-Entry: If the person wants to return to the country in the future, they must follow the required processes and wait times.
Change of Status: After receiving a visa, an adjustment of status may be available (for instance changing to lawful permanent resident status)
After immigration, obtaining citizenship normally takes several years and involves numerous interviews and exams.
To minimize misunderstandings, determine your personal immigration goals. This can help you avoid common immigration issues and make the immigration process go more smoothly.
Is an Attorney Required for Immigration Court?
You would engage a lawyer to represent you in court, whether it was for a criminal or civil matter. Similarly, if you have to attend an Immigration Court hearing, you should engage a counsel to defend you. During your hearing, the US government will be represented by a lawyer, so you must have a knowledgeable immigration attorney by your side to protect your interests. That’s where Shankar Law Office comes in.