As of today, there are over 41 million immigrants in the United States. New Jersey has one of the largest immigration growth rates in the country with a significant amount concentrated in the Elizabeth area. This population is largely composed of immigrants from India, Mexico, South America, and the Philippines. Throughout our experience as USA immigration lawyers, we have successfully processed hundreds of cases related to US immigration. As a member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA), our immigration lawyers have the resources and the network to best address the particular circumstances regarding your immigration case.
Every person has a story, and we are here to listen. Our immigration team will personalize our service to your individual and family needs. Our immigration services include a detailed assessment of your situation, along with a proposal of how we can move forward in helping you. Our legal services include filing for student visas, green cards, and citizenship. We also prepare deportation defenses and other related services.
Are you looking to work or live in the United States? Are you interested in residing in the Elizabeth area? You can qualify for permanent legal residency through marriage, employment, consideration for asylum, or as a refugee. Family based immigration policies apply to anyone with a spouse or immediate relative matching a list of specified qualifications. Qualified Employment based immigration applicants may be granted to those with proof of a permanent job offer, a proposal to create a business or to invest in an existing one that will benefit the economy, a certain specialized job position, or an "extraordinary ability." Specialized job positions include broadcasters, certain religious workers, and international organization employees. An "extraordinary ability" is defined as "potential for positions that would serve as a unique asset to the country". This must be acquired through a petition. An asylum candidate qualifies for a green card based on the occurrence, or the foreseeable fear of, persecution. As your green card lawyer, we will evaluate your individual circumstances, determine the best course of action, and execute the agreed upon plan for immigration.
Are you looking to declare US citizenship? In order to qualify for citizenship, you must have a green card and permanent residency in the United States for a minimum of 5 years. You can reference the eligibility worksheet to solidify your ability to apply. The application process begins with the Naturalization, or "N-400," form. This is followed by an interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). After completing the formalities, you must prepare for the U.S. History and Government Citizenship test http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test). The processes culminates with an Oath of Allegiance to the United States. As your citizenship lawyer, we will evaluate you and your family's unique circumstances, determine the best course of action, and execute the agreed upon plan for citizenship.
Are you or a family member facing deportation? If yes, contact us immediately. At the law firm of DiGiovanni & Ephraim, we have helped countless immigrants avoid deportation for various reasons including prior convictions. Give us a call and we will evaluate you and your family's unique circumstances and determine the best course of action.
If you are not a US citizen, but would like to study in America, you can obtain a student visa. From applying for the initial student visa to getting an extension to attaining permanent residency through a green card, we are the immigration lawyers with the proven history of success.
Serving the Elizabeth community for a number of years, the immigration lawyers at Di Giovanni and Ephraim are well-versed in all of the requirements of becoming a U.S. citizen, and we ensure your success by walking you through the entire process every step of the way. The need for legal counsel regarding immigration issues can range in both depth and urgency. Below are just several cases illustrating the variety of immigration services we provide:
Being descendants of immigrants ourselves, we understand the importance of successfully completing the process. We attribute our unwavering success as immigration lawyers to our genuine concern for the well-being and future of all our clients. In addition, we are extremely well-versed in immigration reform, as well as up-to-date with the constantly changing immigration laws and policies.
Give us a call at 908-289-5111 or email us today and one of our immigration law experts will discuss your case and answer any immigration questions you may have regardless of circumstance. Our immigration law offices are located in Elizabeth and Paterson.