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Top Dover Immigration Lawyers - New Jersey

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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Dornbaum & Peregoy is considered one of the preeminent speciality law firms in the State of New Jersey, with a practice limited to immigration and nationality matters. The firm's emphasis is on employment and family based immigration. Dornbaum & Peregoy enjoys a national reputation and regularly and expertly handles complex matters nationwide. The firm has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest...

Lee and Garasia, LLC, is an immigration law office in Edison, New Jersey, dedicated exclusively to the practice of immigration and nationality law.  Areas of concentration include applications for US Citizenship; family-based petitions; hardship waivers; deportation defense; and counseling on criminal-immigration issues.  The firm also handles all types of visa applications with US...

Whether you have been charged with a crime or you have immigration concerns, you are likely facing one of the most pivotal moments of your life. The outcome of your case will affect you, your family and your future.  Let me help. I am New Jersey attorney Eric M. Mark, and I am passionate about pursuing the best possible outcome for every client I represent. You can count on me to treat you...

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    Throughout the state of New Jersey, The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., has a reputation for providing high-quality legal services. That reputation is firmly intact in the Skyland region, where we serve clients from two office locations, which includes our law office in Morristown. If you live in Morris County or the surrounding area, you, too, may benefit from seeking the help of our...

  • Whether from New Jersey or New York, you can turn to the law firm of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, for help. For more than 25 years, my office has provided stellar personal injury and criminal defense representation. I am attorney Thomas Blauvelt. As a results-driven, client-focused attorney and legal team, my goal is to provide my clients with the highest quality and most effective advocacy...

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    During his time as Chief Assistant Prosecutor from the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office, Salvatore Bellomo worked in a number of units. He started his career in 1986 and was initially assigned to the juvenile section of the office, later transferring to the trial section. He was assigned to the trial section for approximately four years before being re-assigned to help with the critical work of...

  • Dornbaum & Peregoy is considered one of the preeminent speciality law firms in the State of New Jersey, with a practice limited to immigration and nationality matters. The firm's emphasis is on employment and family based immigration. Dornbaum & Peregoy enjoys a national reputation and regularly and expertly handles complex matters nationwide. The firm has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest...

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    Attorney Jef Henninger is the founder of and the senior partner at The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq. Our law firm, also home to three additional attorneys, Ciro A. Spina, III, Joe Compitello and Jaclyn Wywras, has 15 office locations throughout New Jersey that allow us to serve all of the state's residents. From our firm's office in Bedminster, we serve the residents of Somerset County and...

  • The Law Firm of Bastarrika, Soto, Gonzalez & Somohano, L.L.P. was founded in 2000 by founding partner Jose I. Bastarrika. The Firm's extraordinary growth and success was accelerated with the merger of the Civil Practice Group brought by Partner Franklin G. Soto. The latest merger with Partner Jerard A. Gonzalez brings a nationally recognized Immigration Group and the promotion to Partner of...

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    Attorney Ciro A. Spina, III, is the head of the legal team at the Clifton location of The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq. Mr. Spina, who manages our firm's New Jersey-northern region, uses his nearly 15 years of legal experience to the benefit of clients from Passaic County and the surrounding areas in New Jersey's Gateway region. He and the firm's other attorneys work together to find legal...

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    At The Law Offices of Franklin S. Montero, LLC, in Passaic, New Jersey, we have two main focuses: immigration law and bankruptcy law. As we like to tell our clients throughout Passaic County and New York, don't go at it alone; we are here to help you. This advice applies not only to our immigration and bankruptcy clients, but also to our clients who have suffered an injury in an auto accident or...

  • The Experience Necessary To Help You Fight Back Enduring personal injuries or facing criminal charges is a frightening experience. Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, can be there for you. I am attorney Thomas Blauvelt, and I have over two decades of experience as a lawyer. I have dedicated my practice to helping people in Bridgewater and throughout New Jersey and New York. I believe that every person...

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    Since the founding of The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., clients from throughout New Jersey's Gateway region have turned to our firm for legal assistance. Our legal team, comprised of our founder, Jef Henninger, and our three additional attorneys, Ciro A. Spina, III, Joe Compitello and Jaclyn Wywras, has a reputation as one of the most successful in the state. From our law office in Cranford,...

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    Whether you have been charged with a crime or you have immigration concerns, you are likely facing one of the most pivotal moments of your life. The outcome of your case will affect you, your family and your future.  Let me help. I am New Jersey attorney Eric M. Mark, and I am passionate about pursuing the best possible outcome for every client I represent. You can count on me to treat you...

  • Bretz & Coven, LLP, is a full service immigration law firm specializing in deportation defense, immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing (both in the United States and internationally), naturalization, corporate and business immigration, and federal litigation. We have successfully represented thousands of clients before the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), the U.S....

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    When our founder, Jef Henninger, decided to open a law office in New Jersey's most populous city, he did so with the goal of ensuring the residents of Newark and the surrounding Essex County area had access to a wide range of legal services. Today, clients from throughout the Gateway region put their trust in The Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., because of the reputation our legal team has...

  • Whether injured in an accident or facing criminal charges, it is important that you have on your side an experienced attorney who will fight for you. I am attorney Thomas Carroll Blauvelt. My law firm has been providing personal injury and criminal defense representation for over 25 years. I serve clients in East Brunswick, as well as those throughout New Jersey and New York. Whatever your legal...

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.