Top Hesperia Immigration Lawyers - California

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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    7546 Stewart and Gray Road Downey CA 90241 33.93843 -118.151535

    At the Law Office of Gianfranco De Girolamo in Downey, California, we practice only immigration law. Why? Because attorney De Girolamo is proud to be an immigrant, a U.S. citizen and a licensed California attorney representing clients throughout Los Angeles County, and the United States in whatever immigration issues they currently face. Having walked the immigration walk himself, attorney De...

  • 201 S Santa Fe,Ave #101 Los Angeles CA 90012 34.04684 -118.23304

    There is no room for mistakes when an immigration issue is confronting you, your loved ones or your business. Turn to the highly skilled and experienced Los Angeles immigration attorneys of the Law Office of Judith L. Wood for the help you need. We serve clients throughout California as well as nationwide. Immigration issues have the ability to add to or challenge our most intimate relationships....

  • 38 Corporate Park Irvine CA 92606 33.688786 -117.8274

    Located in Irvine, the law firm of Kring & Chung Attorneys LLP offers a broad range of services to clients in California. Our experienced attorneys focus in the areas of corporate business law, employment law, real estate law, construction law, employment law, family law and more. We also handle additional legal practice areas in California and Nevada. One of our main focuses is on...

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    15615 Alton Parkway,Suite 450 Irvine CA 92618 33.656254 -117.753426

    At The Law Office of Sunita Boddu in Irvine, California, we are committed to providing personal, high-quality client service and legal solutions regarding immigration and naturalization. Sunita Boddu brings 15 years of experience in immigration and naturalization law to each of her client's case.  Her goal is to offer effective, responsive and affordable representation. Our clients are...

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    17702 Mitchell North Irvine CA 92614 33.69335 -117.859215

    Widely regarded as one of the leading full-service law firms in Orange County, Madison Law in Irvine, California, provides exceptional representation and support in a variety of practice areas to help you with all of the important and pressing legal challenges affecting virtually every aspect of your personal and professional life. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Southern California,...

  • 17752 Mitchell N,Suite H Irvine CA 92614 33.694324 -117.86123

    Deportation Defense Deportation Defense, including representation of individuals at any immigration detention center in the United States. We frequently serve individuals detained in Southern California at James A. Musick Facility in Irvine, Santa Ana City Jail, Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, El Centro Service Processing Center, Mira Loma Detention Center in Lancaster, and Otay Detention Facility...

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    355 S. Grand Ave.,Suite 2450 Los Angeles CA 90071 34.052105 -118.252846

    Reliable Legal Representation Founded in 2011, Wang IP Law Group in Los Angeles, California, has become the trusted source for entrepreneurs, inventors and business owners seeking to protect their important ideas and commercial interests. Likewise, those wanting to work in the United States can rely on our law firm to receive effective assistance and support for all aspects of employment-based...

  • 1 Park Plaza,Suite 660 Irvine CA 92614 33.679066 -117.83924

    Ashkan Yekrangi Law - Irvine, California, Immigration Lawyer Ashkan Yekrangi Law is located in Irvine, California, and provides immigration legal services for individuals, families and businesses throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area and Southern California. The law firm practices exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration and deportation defense. Clients get the benefit of working...

  • 633 West 5th Street,Suite 2800 Los Angeles CA 90071 34.05129 -118.25426

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  • 606 S. Olive St.,Ste. 1140 Los Angeles CA 90014 34.04768 -118.25413

    Estelle & Kennedy APLC is a California full-service law firm with offices conveniently located in Upland, downtown Los Angeles and Irvine. We serve clients in family law and a number of other areas, including criminal, business law, employment/labor and administrative law, probate, wills and trusts, civil litigation, landlord/tenant law and immigration. Our attorneys have more than 30...

  • 617 S Olive Street,Suite 311 Los Angeles CA 90014 34.047695 -118.25447

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    724 South Spring,Suite 302 Los Angeles CA 90014 34.04381 -118.252594

    Located in Los Angeles, California, The Fogle Law Firm provides exceptional advocacy and support to individuals, families and businesses with all their important and pressing immigration law needs. Established in 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia, our law firm has grown to include four total offices across the United States. During that time, we have successfully handled over 10,000 immigration-related...

  • 800 W. 6th Street,Suite 1420 Los Angeles CA 90017 34.050114 -118.25793

    The Law Office Of David M. Paz Soldan is based in Los Angeles, serving the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Counties, as well as Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino and San Diego counties of Southern California. We regularly represent immigrants from Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, other countries of Central America and South America, and throughout the world....

  • 18101 Von Karman,3rd Floor Irvine CA 92612 33.679985 -117.85344

    Estelle & Kennedy APLC is a California full-service law firm with offices conveniently located in Upland, downtown Los Angeles and Irvine. We serve clients in family law and a number of other areas, including criminal, business law, employment/labor and administrative law, probate, wills and trusts, civil litigation, landlord/tenant law and immigration. Our attorneys have more than 30...

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    18662 MacArthur Blvd.,Suite 158 Irvine CA 92612 33.676914 -117.86042

    IP And Business-Related Services Serving clients throughout California and around the world, Wang IP Law Group in Irvine, California, offers a comprehensive range of intellectual property and business-related services to help business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors protect their innovative ideas and commercial interests. Highly Rated, Experienced Representation Our law firm's founder, Tommy...

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    3311 W. Macarthur Santa Ana CA 92704 33.702194 -117.91326

    Jafari Law APC p rovide legal services and representation concerning estate planning to clients residing in Santa Ana, California, and throughout Orange County. We understand how important it is for you to protect your interests and those of your family, so we make sure that you remain involved in every decision and action that is taken on your behalf. From your free initial consultation to the...

  • 1301 Dove Street,Suite 1050 Newport Beach CA 92660 33.662086 -117.86658

    WHGC is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. We offer additional offices in Beijing. Our goal is to provide practical and cost-effective solutions tailored to the legal needs of both businesses and individuals in California, throughout the United States, and worldwide. Contact us to consult with an experienced attorney at our business law office. Serving Individuals and Businesses Since...

  • 19800 MacArthur Blvd.,#900 Irvine CA 92612 33.655262 -117.85999

    Representing clients on simple to complex intellectual property law cases, Roland Tong is known for bringing out expedient and effective solutions. Mr. Tong has an Avvo “Superb” rating and has been listed as a Super Lawyer. More importantly, he has the experience to help clients ascertain their needs, protect their rights and go to federal court when necessary. Roland Tong advises...

  • 777 East Tahquitz Canyon Way,Suite 200-77 Palm Springs CA 92262 33.822876 -116.54068

    U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law is the only area of law that we practice. The firm is located in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. With a diverse clientele from around the globe, including Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia, Bolour Immigration Group has the expertise to analyze your personal situation, advise you of all your options, and recommend...

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    3580 Wilshire Blvd.,Suite 900-5 Los Angeles CA 90010 34.061123 -118.30282

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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.