Adjustment of Status
Process that allows an eligible individual already in the United States to get permanent resident status (a green card) without having to return to their home country to complete consular processing.
Process available to individuals and families seeking to escape persecution in their home country based on 5 protected grounds: political opinion, particular social group, race, gender, & religion.
Non-immigrant (temporary) visa available to foreign individuals seeking to enter the United States for business or tourism purposes.
Citizenship & Naturalization
Process available to individuals who have obtained lawful permanent resident status for the required amount of time. Must be able to pass civics and language exam. Some exemptions may apply.
Process available to individuals who have an approved immigrant visa petition, the visa is currently available, and are outside the U.S. These individuals are applying to obtain permanent residence through the U.S. Department of State.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Immigration policy allowing certain individuals who entered the U.S. before their 16th birthday and before June 15, 2007 along with other requirements to obtain the Department of Homeland Security’s prosecutorial discretion from removal (deportation). If approved the individual also receives a work permit for a certain period of time.
Important note: This process does not provide any lawful status.
Non-immigrant (temporary) visa that allows U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields.
H-2B Visa (Non-Agricultural Program)
Immigration visa process available to U.S. employers seeking to fill a temporary position as a nonagricultural worker based on the employer’s one-time occurrence, seasonal need, peak-load need, or intermittent need.
K-1 (Fiancé(e) Visa)
Visa process available to a foreign-born national who is engaged to marry a U.S. Citizen.
L-1 Visa (Intra-Company Transferee)
Non-immigrant (temporary) visa available to individuals seeking to transfer from a foreign company to a qualifying U.S. company based on either executive/managerial experience or specialized knowledge.
PERM (Foreign Labor Certification)
Immigrant visa process available to U.S. employers seeking foreign employees to fill a permanent position when there are not sufficient workers available within the U.S. workforce.
Representation of individuals and families who are currently in or have previously been in removal proceedings seeking relief through adjustment of status, asylum, cancellation of removal, or waivers.
Removal of Conditions
For a conditional resident who obtained status through a marriage that has existed less than two years at the time of obtaining their lawful permanent resident status (green card).
E-1/2 Visa (Treaty Trader /
Non-immigrant (temporary) visas available to entrepreneurs from treaty-eligible countries that are either trading or investing within the U.S.