Published April 24, 2021

By Richard Hanus, Esq.

Immigration is a hot-button topic in the United States, the topic of many a political debate. The laws regarding immigration in the U.S. have continued to shift and change in the wake of all this discussion. If you’re attempting to navigate a tricky immigration situation, it’s a difficult time.

Not all legal immigration situations will require the assistance of an immigration attorney. Simple situations, such as visiting the country for a brief spell, can probably be sorted without with the need of a professional.

However, there are many situations where the help of an immigration law firm will be needed. How do you know when it is time to reach out and try to obtain this kind of assistance? Read on and we’ll walk you through the basics.

You’re Stuck in a Difficult Position

How do you know when it’s time to enlist help when navigating US immigration laws? When you’re in a tricky spot and you don’t know what your options are.

There are many scenarios where an individual might need assistance that can’t be provided by another source.

You might be attempting to secure work in the country, or you might be an employer trying to hire an immigrant. You could be trying to get your family members admitted into the country from your old home. You might be getting deported and want to fight the process or find a way to return.

In many of these situations, there’s a sense of pressure related to time. You want things to happen quickly, or perhaps, things might happen if you don’t move quickly enough.

When the stakes are at this level and you’re not sure what to do, the help of an immigration law firm can be greatly needed. Immigration attorneys have experience handling a wide range of legal scenarios.

Employers Hiring Immigrant Workers

When most people think of immigration law, they imagine people of immigrant status seeking legal help. This isn’t always the situation, however. Often business owners of all types reach out to immigration lawyers to secure much-needed help.

After all, business owners have a lot on their plate. Adding the task of working through complicated new immigration laws to the mix is probably not going to be realistic.

Doing something as simple as sponsoring an employee for a green card can present a wide range of difficulties, all that might be better suited to the kind of working professional who understands these matters.

Overwhelmed By Paperwork

Of course, you don’t have to be a business owner to be suffering under what feels like an endless array of paperwork. No matter what your immigration situation is, there’s a very good chance there’s a lot of paperwork that goes with it.

You’ll need to gather many documents and work through a number of complex forms. As we mentioned before, any simple mistake in this process could prove to produce a rejection from the federal government.

The help of an immigration attorney can be worth it at the end of the day for the peace of mind alone. You can rest easy knowing your immigration application is in good hands.

Hiring an Immigration Law Firm

Struggling with some element of new immigration laws? You might not need to go at it alone. If you find yourself in any of the above scenarios, it’s probably time to contact an immigration law firm.

Need immediate assistance? Contact me and we’ll walk you through your case.

PUBLISHED April 24, 2021– “IMMIGRATION LAW FORUM” Copyright © 2021, By Law Offices of Richard Hanus, Chicago, Illinois