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The Non-Citizen’s Guide to Working Legally in the U.S.

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 17, 2013

You do not have to be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States to work in this country. Foreign workers often come to the U. S. to work as researchers, artists, technology specialists, cultural exchange participants, medical professionals and agricultural workers. All foreign workers must obtain an Employment Authorization Document from the […]

10 Tips for Getting Your Green Card Application Approved

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 10, 2013

The process for obtaining and maintaining a green card requires constant attention to detail. Making sense of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy can sometimes be frustrating, but as with anything else in life, a little inside knowledge and experience can make a huge difference. The following tips will help green card applicants […]

10 Common Immigration Interview Questions

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 3, 2013

Preparing for a green card interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can be stressful, but understanding the purpose of the interview can relieve the stress. USCIS interviewers are primarily interested in identifying fraudulent applications. The 10 most common USCIS interview questions should be anticipated. Your answers to these questions should be […]

5 Residency Requirements for U.S. Naturalization

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on June 26, 2013

The U.S. immigration system allows foreign national residents to become naturalized citizens of the United States. Once a foreign national has met the naturalization requirements, they will enjoy all the benefits of citizenship except for serving as president. Expert immigration lawyers are accustomed to guiding foreign national residents through the naturalization process. Residency Requirements for […]

What Rights Do Illegal Immigrants Have?

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on June 19, 2013

The United States affords certain legal rights to anyone residing within its borders or territories. Certain federal rights have even been extended to individuals who are in the country illegally. Moreover, each state has granted legal protections that may exceed those of the federal government. A qualified immigration attorney can fully explain to you the […]

Voluntary Departure Makes It Easier to Legally Return to the U.S.

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on June 12, 2013

When an illegal immigrant is facing deportation proceedings, voluntary departure is one of the available options that should be considered. Avoiding a deportation order may make it easier to legally return to the United States in the future. Whether removal proceedings are imminent or have already begun, a knowledgeable immigration lawyer can help. A skilled […]

A Summary of the DREAM Act – Residency Without the Legal Hassle

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 29, 2013

Each year, people from all over the world travel to the United States in hopes of finding a better life for themselves and their families. However, many have found that obtaining a green card can be a long and difficult process. So, just how does one obtain U.S. residency without all of the legal hassle? […]

How Do I Apply for Asylum or Refugee Status in the USA?

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 22, 2013

People who cannot return to their home country due to persecution or social discrimination may seek legal protection in the United States. People who are already in the country can obtain asylum in the U.S. On the other hand, individuals located outside the United States may seek similar protection by applying for refugee status. If […]