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Located in Laurel, Maryland, the Law Office of Marco V. Rodriguez offers exceptional counsel and effective advocacy to those facing serious and complex legal challenges that affect their lives, their livelihoods and their futures. Serving individuals and families throughout the state, as well as foreign nationals around the world, attorney Marco Rodriguez has over 12 years of legal experience in a...

IvyLaw Law Office, LLC, in Greenbelt, Maryland, provides personalized legal counsel in family law, immigration law, and estate planning including wills, trusts and probate. Attorney Jumoke Oladapo holds a master of law (LL.M.) from the University of Baltimore. She brings passion along with dedication to the law practice. She prides herself on keeping up-to-date in areas of the law that may...

At the Law Offices of Jonathan A. Bartell in Cleveland, Ohio, our attorneys represent clients nationwide in all immigration law matters. Do you want to come to the U.S. on a family visa or another type of visa, or do you need help bringing someone to the U.S.? Are you a current permanent resident interested in establishing citizenship? No matter how challenging your immigration law matter may...

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    Helping You Realize Your American Dream If you wish to live or work in the United States, you likely know how complex and challenging it can be to obtain the proper documentation and establish your legal status. Luckily, help is available. You can turn to the dedicated and experienced immigration attorneys at Patel Law Group in Baltimore, Maryland, for the personalized assistance and effective...

  • If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Ellicott City, Maryland, do not hesitate to contact Azari Law, LLC to schedule a consultation. When you need an experienced litigator and an aggressive criminal defender on your side, contact our firm today. If you have been charged with a crime, you need to act quickly to ensure that your rights are defended. Depending on the...

  • From our law office in Columbia, Maryland, our team at Naima Said & Associates guides clients through visa applications, removal proceedings and other complicated matters involving immigration law. We dedicate our practice exclusively to this area of law and bring over 25 years of experience to each case. Whatever a case involves, our staff takes time to evaluate each person’s situation...

  • Mooney Law is one of the largest and most-respected full-service legal practices in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. From our law office in Westminster, Maryland, we accept appointments from clients seeking the highest level of advocacy and support for virtually any legal need they may have: Criminal and DUI defense Personal injury, motor vehicle, workers' compensation and Social...

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    If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Laurel, Maryland, do not hesitate to contact Azari Law, LLC to schedule a consultation. When you need an experienced litigator and an aggressive criminal defender on your side, contact our firm today. If you have been charged with a crime, you need to act quickly to ensure that your rights are defended. Depending on the nature of your...

  • Located in Laurel, Maryland, the Law Office of Marco V. Rodriguez offers exceptional counsel and effective advocacy to those facing serious and complex legal challenges that affect their lives, their livelihoods and their futures. Serving individuals and families throughout the state, as well as foreign nationals around the world, attorney Marco Rodriguez has over 12 years of legal experience in a...

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    Those facing criminal charges in Wheaton, Maryland, who know how important a good defense is come to the law firm of Law Offices of Jezic & Moyse, LLC, for their legal representation. Being convicted of a crime often affects the future of our clients, and we work to keep that record clear and ensure that they have a bright, successful life ahead of them. Our law firm provides legal services to...

  • If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Silver Spring, Maryland, do not hesitate to contact Azari Law, LLC to schedule a consultation. When you need an experienced litigator and an aggressive criminal defender on your side, contact our firm today. If you have been charged with a crime, you need to act quickly to ensure that your rights are defended. Depending on the nature of your...

  • Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U.S. citizenship and will address issues of physical presence, good moral character, age, knowledge of U.S. history and English, and disability waivers. Permanent Residence as evidenced by the green card entitles an alien to many benefits, including the right to live and work in the United...

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    Individuals, families or businesses that select the Law Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C. receive exceptional legal representation. We serve every client with professionalism and empathize with the immigration challenges of our clients. Our singular mission is to strive to obtain positive results for our clients. Our firm's attorneys and staff understand the high level of effort and diligence...

  • Located in Washington, D.C., the ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm provides exceptional representation and support to individuals, families and businesses with all their immigration needs. Serving clients throughout the region as well as across the globe, our law firm has become one of the area's leading legal practices for those who have needs involving any of the following and more: Family and...

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    If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Rockville, Maryland, do not hesitate to contact Azari Law, LLC to schedule a consultation. When you need an experienced litigator and an aggressive criminal defender on your side, contact our firm today. If you have been charged with a crime, you need to act quickly to ensure that your rights are defended. Depending on the nature of your...

  • As the founder of the Law Offices of Suzanne L. Capriotti, LLC, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, I am passionate about helping people navigate the U.S. immigration process. My team and I have experience in Deportation Defense as well as guiding those seeking to join family already living in Maryland and the DC Metro Area. We are committed to protecting the rights of immigrants and focus on the practice...

  • SRIS Law Group P.C. - Experienced Rockville, Maryland, Lawyers Service - Respect - Integrity - Solutions. The SRIS Law Group P.C. has nine client locations, including Rockville and communities throughout Maryland and Virginia. SRIS attorneys are ready to provide aggressive, efficient and effective legal representation for clients who need a solutions-based legal counsel in the following areas of...

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    Mooney Law has 17 law offices throughout central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, each providing convenient access to the quality, effective representation you deserve for virtually any legal challenge you may face. Accepting clients by appointment only from our office in Frederick, Maryland, our dedicated and experienced attorneys are fully prepared to do whatever we can to help you resolve...

  • SRIS Law Group P.C. - Experienced Baltimore Lawyers Dedicated To Helping You Obtain A Successful Outcome SRIS Law Group P.C. has years of experience helping clients throughout the Greater Baltimore metropolitan area meet their legal needs. The law firm takes a unique and creative approach to making sure every client achieves a successful outcome. Service - Respect - Integrity - Solutions: That is...

  • Serving clients on the Delmarva Peninsula for over 25 years in Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties. Graduate of Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE. 1993 Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland. I Consistantly appear before judges in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, District Court in Ocean City and District and Circuit Courts Snow Hill,...

What are the requirements for U.S. citizenship?

In order to naturalize as a citizen of the United States, the initial requirement for all applicants is to be a Permanent Resident (i.e. have a Green Card). Depending on your situation, you’ll need to have been a permanent resident for at least three to five years prior to applying for citizenship. In addition, you must be at least 18 years old when you file your naturalization application; be able to speak, read and write basic English; and be a person of good moral character. For many of the requirements, certain exceptions apply and it’s useful to consult with an attorney near you to see whether you qualify for requirement exemptions.

How to get a Green Card?

There are a variety of methods for obtaining a Green Card, including through marriage or employment. A Green Card permits an individual the right to permanent residency in the United States. Although marriage to a U.S. citizen is a common means of obtaining a Green Card, there are various other methods such as a family member petitioning on your behalf, seeking asylum or residency as a refugee, an employer bringing you to this country for work, etc. An attorney can help determine whether you meet eligibility criteria and guide you through the arcane application procedures of immigration law.

How long does I-140 processing take?

In the United States, there are two USCIS service centers which process the I-140 immigration form. The time it takes to process will vary slightly depending on the service center. However, in general, the form takes an average of six months to process. Premium processing is a service offered by USCIS which guarantees processing of your I-140 within two weeks. This service requires an additional fee of over $1200. If USCIS is unable to process your form within 2 weeks, it will refund your money and continue with expedited processing. An immigration attorney will be able to provide you with much more specific information and can advise you on the best course of action with regards to filing your I-140.

What is the H1B to Green Card process?

During the Green Card application process, which can be lengthy, it is critical that you maintain lawful immigration status. Under certain circumstances, you can request an extension of your H-1B status in one-year increments while your Green Card application is being processed. H-1B extension processing time usually averages around 2-3 months although USCIS doesn’t offer any time guarantees. Working with an attorney to ensure timely and proper filing while remaining in legal immigration compliance is crucial to a successful adjustment of your status.

How do I choose a lawyer?

Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information?  Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice?  Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee?  Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located near you?

Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?

Here are a few to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?

Want to check lawyer discipline?

It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can:

  • Ensure the attorney is currently licensed to practice in your state
  • Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
  • Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.