Can a business immigration attorney help with other issues?


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A business immigration attorney is a legal specialty that helps people to stay in the United States when they are citizens of other countries. Both individuals and corporations use these services on a regular basis to provide a legal way of residing in the U.S. without being a citizen.

Law offices that provide this kind of service can usually help people that are in need of other kinds of immigration-related services. People from all areas of the world often need help to gain resident status, obtain a green card or work in the U.S. Some may also need help if there is danger of being deported.

Most people that need assistance from an immigration specialist will need help staying here because of work. While people sometimes think that this means getting a “green card”, there are actually many different classifications of work visas that people can obtain. These place people into different categories based on education, experience, job kind or other details. Managers, athletes, entertainers, scientists, computer programmers, researchers, investors and others can all potentially have different requirements. Some people will need help getting permission to work in the country, which is often requested by an employer. Others will need to extend or adjust their status after having been in the country for a while.

Fear of deportation

Deportation can happen for a variety of reasons. People sometimes stay in the country after their visa expires. Others have entered the country using false documents. People can also be accused of being a threat to national security. Some people will have been convicted of a crime that is a deportable offense.

Many people have resided in the U.S. since childhood and would be unaccustomed to life in their country of origin. Should deportation become a reality, people will want to find a legal specialist as soon as possible to take their case. This is the only real way for the average person to fight the deportation and be able to stay in the country legally.

There are many issues that can be brought up in a deportation hearing to allow people to stay here. These can cover many different issues and only the attorney will be able to determine which method is the best choice. One example may be to request political asylum. This cannot be used for each case but if there is a possibility of the person being harmed by returning to their home country, this may be an appropriate choice.

A bit of prevention on the front end can make you aware of any potential issues that can trigger deportation.  To find out more about business immigration issues, visit WDC Immigration Lawyer.

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Howard Iken is a Florida attorney that practices in family law, bankruptcy, and criminal law. He can be reached at