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How Do I Get a Work Permit to Work in El Paso?

Being able to work is the difference between eating or starving. But for many immigrants, being able to work can be very complicated. Even worse, if not done properly you can be looking at legal action. This is what makes getting work permits a huge need for immigrants. Cynthia R. Lopez, P.C. understands what is […]

A Lawyer Can Help With Your Adjustment of Status

Hiring the right lawyer to help with your adjustment of status is the first step toward legal residency. You need someone who is aware of all the conditions and paperwork needed to apply. Hiring the right lawyer means hiring experience and qualified help to ensure that your application is filed properly. In addition, you want […]

Applying for Citizenship With the Help of an Attorney

If you have a family member applying for citizenship in the US, you are well acquainted with the stress and emotional draining process that can ensue. There are so many forms to fill out, deadlines and legal jargon to understand. It is quite an undertaking to apply for citizenship. However, it certainly is not impossible, […]

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. […]