A Strong Immigration Attorney Helps Keep Families Together

When you and your family are facing immigration issues that threaten to pull your family apart, a strong immigration attorney can help. All too often, people do not seek the help of a lawyer because they don’t realize how much of a help it actually is. On top of that, many people don’t realize that […]

A Law Firm Dedicated to Immigration Law

Recently, federal officials arrested 97 immigrants in Tennessee. These immigrants were working at a meat packing company when the raid took place. This was one of the largest raids made at a single workplace in the last 10 years. This activity is only evidence of the harsh administration currently in place in the U.S. While […]

An Immigration Lawyer Can Help

According to AP News, about 800 people were able to avoid arrests when Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tweeted a warning to an upcoming immigration sweep. The U.S. Immigration and Customs  Enforcement stated that officers still made 232 arrests. Despite this number, many were probably thankful for Mayor Schaaf’s warning. It is good to know that […]

Enlist the Help of an Immigration Attorney That Cares

Florida has just approved partnerships between local Sheriff’s Departments and ICE in 17 counties. They are calling this arrangement “housing agreements.” The ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan announced that the agreements will allow local law enforcement officers to detain those that are residing in the country illegally 48 hours past their release from serving time […]

The Citizenship Application Process: Five Things You Need to Know

Applying for citizenship is indeed a long, tricky process. From the paperwork to waiting and everything in between, the process can seem never-ending. Working with an immigration attorney can help the process go more smoothly. Here are five facts you should know about the citizen application process. You Must Fill Out the N-400 Form The […]

Understanding Work Permits

Obtaining a work permit in El Paso is a lengthy process. There are several types of work permits, different forms to fill out, and certain situation that can disqualify a person from obtaining access. The U.S. immigration laws have undergone several changes in the past year alone. Immigrants desiring work in the U.S. often have […]

How to Apply for Spousal Visas

Immigration and applying for citizenship are tricky and it can be even more so when you’re attempting to bring your spouse over as a permanent resident. If you need help getting through the process, Cynthia R. Lopez, an immigration attorney in El Paso, can help you do so. Here’s what that process may look like. […]

Do I Need the Help of an Immigration Law Firm?

If you are having citizenship issues it is better not to try and face them alone. Many people think that because a a case does not require a lawyer, they can save money and face court proceeding on their own. However, this can be a very unwise decision. Going to court without at least consulting […]

¿Qué es el Asilo?

Asilo se define como “protección que otorga una nación a individuos que abandonan su país natal para buscar asilo político. El asilo específicamente puede ser solicitado por todos aquellos al entrar o que se encuentran ya en los Estados Unidos y presentan un “temor razonable” de persecución por motivos de raza, creencias religiosas o políticas […]

Applying for Citizenship in El Paso – Common Questions

Applying for citizenship in El Paso can be a pretty stressful process. Some would agree that studying for the test is the most gut-wrenching part of it all. According the the American Enterprise for Public Policy, 97.5 percent of immigrants pass the test. In fact, 7.5 million people have applied for citizenship and become naturalized […]