U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation

23 01, 2024

Immigration Lawyer in Chicago, IL: When to Hire an Attorney

By |2024-04-11T16:57:58-05:00January 23rd, 2024|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

It's estimated that forty-five million people in the United States have immigrated here from other countries. Uprooting your entire life to come to the United States is already challenging enough. Sadly, U.S. immigration laws make things even more complicated. Whether it's the endless forms or the confusing array of visas, there's no shortage of hurdles standing in your way. If you're dealing with potential visa or deportation problems in the Windy City, it's important to contact an immigration lawyer in Chicago, IL. However, it can be a challenge to know when you should or shouldn't hire one. So in this guide, [...]

31 12, 2023

Importance of Having an Experienced Chicago Immigration Attorney on Your Side

By |2024-04-11T16:58:14-05:00December 31st, 2023|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

Imagine moving to an entirely new country only to find yourself in legal trouble. In recent years, Chicago has served as a major hotspot for immigrants in the United States. Unfortunately, this has led to a crisis where the city can't fully accommodate everyone who arrives. Migrant arrests, convictions, and deportations have skyrocketed as a result. It's crucial to have the right Chicago immigration attorney on your side if you're in legal peril, including if you are facing removal from the U.S. or being accused of a crime. This could dictate whether you encounter additional legal complications. Let's explore the benefits [...]

2 07, 2023

7 Things to Look For in a Chicago Immigration Lawyer

By |2023-07-02T11:02:06-05:00July 2nd, 2023|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

The United States is the among the most popular immigration destinations for foreign nationals across the globe.  Around one million people arrive each year as refugees, asylum-seekers, and permanent legal residents. Hundreds of thousands of people become US citizens every year. The immigration process can be daunting and overwhelming. There are many steps you need to take and taking the wrong one could have a catastrophic effect. You might consider partnering with a Chicago immigration lawyer to ensure you have the best experience possible. An experienced immigration law lawyer will ensure you start on the right foot. This guide will discuss [...]

29 03, 2023

8 Tips for Choosing an Immigration Law Office in Chicago, IL

By |2023-03-29T08:44:42-05:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

The immigration process can be complex and overwhelming when handled without a lawyer. It is highly recommended that you partner with a qualified and experienced immigration lawyer to help you navigate the process. It ensures that you begin the process on the right foot and avoid making errors that will set your application back. If you are choosing an immigration law office in Chicago, IL, this blog post is for you. Here, we will highlight 8 practical tips to help you when hiring a lawyer for your immigration case. This includes getting a trusted referral, considering their experience, confirming their credentials, [...]

6 06, 2022

What Are the Main Types of Immigration Visas?

By |2022-06-06T20:19:03-05:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

With over 40 million immigrants in the USA, the country is no stranger to newcomers. However, despite the large number that has completed the process successfully, it can seem daunting to those who are about to begin the process or would like to immigrate to the USA and have no idea where to start. If you're thinking about immigrating to the USA, let's see if it's possible. Here are the different types of immigration visas. Family and Spousal Visas Most people who immigrate to the US come because their significant other is here or an immediate family member. There are different [...]

8 01, 2022

7 Tips for Finding The Best Immigration Lawyer in Chicago To Represent You

By |2022-01-08T11:36:06-06:00January 8th, 2022|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

Each year, there are more than 1 million immigrants come to the United States each year. However, the process to immigrate to the United States is very complicated and taxing. You may need the help of an immigration law firm to help you through the process. Are you looking for the best immigration lawyer in Chicago? Keep reading these top tips for selecting the best Chicago immigration attorney to work with. Get Referrals One of the easiest ways to find a great immigration lawyer to work with is to ask trusted friends and acquaintances for referrals. If you know other people who [...]

7 11, 2021

Do You Really Need a Chicago Immigration Lawyer? Here’s How to Figure Out the Answer

By |2021-11-07T11:02:27-06:00November 7th, 2021|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

By Richard Hanus, Esq. Many people do not appreciate how much value immigration lawyers create for individuals, families and companies looking to navigate our complex immigration system.  They help to radically transform lives and companies by helping family members and key employees move to new countries. Maybe that is why the market for immigration lawyers is worth more than $5 billion every year! Of course, there are a lot of differences between some immigration lawyers and others. You will want to find the best Chicago immigration lawyer when you need one. Not everybody realizes how big of a difference it can [...]

24 10, 2021

What to Look For in a U.S. Immigration Lawyer

By |2022-01-08T11:31:19-06:00October 24th, 2021|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

By, Richard Hanus, Esq. You open up the mail and find a notice that your green card application is denied, or even worse, deportation proceedings are being initiated against you. What do you do now? This is when you need to contact an immigration lawyer. An immigration lawyer focuses on helping clients who are dealing with a wide variety of immigration issues. This includes benefits, citizenship, green cards, and visas. Not every incident requires legal assistance, such as when you are only visiting the United States for a short period of time. When dealing with more complex issues, hiring an immigration [...]

2 08, 2021

The Grounds for Deportation From the United States

By |2021-08-02T07:09:42-05:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published August 2, 2021 In 2018, over 300,000 immigrants were deported from the United States. While the U.S. houses millions of immigrants, there are plenty of ways the government can deem your status illegal and seek to send you back to your home country. Understanding grounds for deportation is crucial to gaining insight into ways a foreign national, non-U.S. citizent's future in the U.S. might be vulnerable, and in ways one would never think of . But what are those grounds? What are the typical reasons for deportation? That's what we're here to look at today. Read [...]

3 07, 2021

Understanding the U.S. Refugee Law: Refugee Rights and Protection

By |2021-07-03T08:54:49-05:00July 3rd, 2021|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation|

By Richard Hanus, Esq. Published July 3, 2021 Are you a refugee? Are you trying to bring a loved one to the U.S. who is a refugee and in order to protect them? Refugee law can seem complicated and confusing to anyone who isn't well-versed in refugee rights and protections. Trying to navigate this area of law and its related processes without significant expertise and experience will undoubtedly be challenging. We're here to provide an overview of refugee laws to provide you with basic insight and to sort out fact from fiction.  Keep reading to learn more. Who Is a Refugee? [...]

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