Immigration Law Houston

What is “chain migration”?

A common topic or word that comes up in the news when discussing immigration is “chain migration”. However, a lot of people don’t actually understand what chain migration is or what it’s referring to and Read More

EAD-Work Permit

Obtaining a work permit or an Employment Authorization Document

One of the biggest questions I get asked by clients from other countries is how can they obtain a work permit aka employment authorization document (EAD). The EAD is an ID Read More

Criminal Law Houston

What’s the difference between misdemeanor and felony in Texas?

In Texas, the criminal justice system divides crimes you can commit into two categories misdemeanors and felonies. Each of them carries different consequences and can affect you differently.

What is a

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Conditional Green Card

What are the two types of Green Cards?

When a person becomes a legal permanent resident they are given a physical identification card, the green card. Depending on which you were given you may need to handle them differently.

Conditional

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Citizenship application

How long does it take to apply for citizenship?

The last step of the immigration process is US citizenship. Legal Permanent Residents aka Green Card holders are allowed to apply for citizenship after 3 or 5 years of being a Read More

Houston Immigration Lawyer

Traveling Outside US and Re-Entry: Consequences to your Immigration Status

If you have an application for permanent residency pending, you need to be cautious when traveling outside the country. I recommend to my clients not to leave the country while … Read More

7 Important Things To Know About I-94 Form

The I-94 form is a non-immigrant document but plays an important role in determining your immigration status. As an immigration lawyer in Houston, I often receive questions about the form from many … Read More

What Will Happen to My Green Card If N-400 Is Denied?

It was Wednesday afternoon and I am at court when I got a call from Eduardo. A 40-year-old immigrant, he was frantically seeking to meet me. As an immigration … Read More

Marriage-Based Green Card Interview: 7 Things You Must Know

Are you worried over how to handle your marriage-based green card interview? As an immigration lawyer in Houston, I can fully understand your apprehensions. It is in fact, the biggest concern … Read More

Search warrant Texas

What Happens When Police Have A Warrant in Your Name?

Imagine you are going to celebrate your marriage next week. You are with your fiancée on a shopping spree. You got a call from home informing that two deputies approached Read More