If you want to get a U.S. visa or green card, you need to familiarize yourself with that country`s immigration laws. Individuals seeking temporary residence or citizenship should understand the specifics of immigration law, as non-compliance can have serious consequences. Online immigration law research can be overwhelming and confusing if you don`t have a legal background. Our immigration chat service takes the noise out of the noise and gives you the information you need. Using our free service also comes with a number of useful benefits and benefits. We provide comprehensive legal services to immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in collaboration with community partners to ensure the safety and well-being of our clients and their children. Pro bono legal services are “unremunerated legal services provided to impoverished strangers or to the public good without expectation of direct or indirect compensation, including referral fees (excluding filing fees or photocopying and shipping fees).” 8 C.F.R. § 1003.61(a)(2). The list may not be used by organizations or lawyers to solicit paid legal services. An immigration attorney and a fully accredited representative can represent you before DHS, USCIS, EOIR (Immigration Court), and BIA (Immigration Complaints).
A partially accredited representative can only represent you before USCIS. If you are representing yourself in immigration court, there are resources to help you. The more information you have about the naturalization or visa application process, the smoother your transition will be. Our free chat service puts you in touch with a real immigration lawyer who can answer all your questions. Here are some of the topics they can give you a deep understanding: Our immigration attorneys have won cases for unfairly deportees in the past, so they are uniquely qualified to inform you about what to do next. Once you speak to one of our team members, you`ll feel safe and ready to navigate the federal immigration justice system. On October 1, 2015, the Department amended the regulations on the former list of independent legal service providers in 8 C.F.R. § 1003.61 et seq. The amendments renamed the list to the “Pro Bono Legal Service Provider List” and significantly revised the registration requirements. Changes to the rule include: organizations and lawyers must provide at least 50 hours per year of pro bono legal services in each immigration court where they are on the list, so that public comments on qualified applicants waiting can be added to the list; and require recertification of suppliers every 3 years from the date of registration. For a copy of the final Federal Register rule, click here. Some companies claim to offer reliable legal services to keep your money back.
There are simple things you can do to protect yourself. Here are some of the useful benefits you`ll enjoy using our website to chat with an immigration lawyer: The Legal Advice Line is closed from Monday, December 7, 2020 to January 3, 2020. We are closing a little earlier for the holidays this year in order to bring major technology upgrades that will allow us to better serve customers in the new year. During this time, we encourage you to use www.lawhelpca.org resources to find legal help based on your location and problem, or call 211. Thank you for your patience and understanding and I hope everyone stays safe and enjoys the holidays. Research has shown that immigrants who are not detained and receive legal redress are more likely to win. Whether you`re hiring a lawyer or legal counsel, it`s important to know your rights and how to protect yourself. The email must include an explanation of the requested change(s) and your contact information. The list is updated quarterly (January, April, July and October) and all update requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks before the end of the quarter in which you request an update. Providers whose applications are pending or who are currently on the list must notify the OLSP in writing within 10 business days if their contact information has changed, if any restrictions on the provision of pro bono legal services have changed, or if the provider is no longer eligible to be added to the list.
See 8 C.F.R. § 1003.66. If OLAP is not notified, the vendor name can be removed from the list. See 8 C.F.R. § 1003.65. The State Bar can connect you with services to help you find a trusted attorney or immigration consultant.