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Do I Need an Immigration Law Attorney?

What Northern California Consumers Need to Know About Working With an Immigration Lawyer

The immigration system in the United States has been structured to grant immigration status based on a number of factors including in-demand employment skill, capital investment, and family reunification. In addition, the U.S. immigration system provides a lottery for immigration status to those with less pressing immigration concerns and also covers asylum seekers and refugees.

Working your way through immigration regulations can be a difficult task, as immigration laws are very complex. A knowledgeable Northern California immigration lawyer can help you navigate the complexity of the law, and help you achieve the best possible outcome for your specific situation.

Some of the matters an immigration lawyer can help with include:

  • Asylum
  • Family-based petitions for green cards
  • Naturalization and citizenship
  • Deportation defense
  • I-751 marriage waivers
  • Employment visas
  • Business visas
  • Among others…

To learn more about hiring an attorney, read our Guide to Hiring a Lawyer section.

If you are considering hiring an attorney, you should consider talking with several before choosing one. To search for immigration lawyers in Northern California, begin now by browsing our law firm directory, or click on your county link on this page to search for the firms closest to you. To learn more about immigration law, go to our Learn About Immigration Law section.