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7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers

7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers

While education and experience are critical attributes of the best immigration lawyers, personal commitment and compassion to your case are also underlying virtues for success. Law and law enforcement can be a cold and impersonal discipline, something Davis & Associates is trying to change. The best immigration lawyers dedicate their lives to protecting the rights of every…

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10 Tips to Finding the Best Immigration Lawyer in Dallas

10 Tips to Help You Find the Best Immigration Lawyer in Dallas

With today’s changing landscape regarding citizenship, residency, immigration, visas, and travel restrictions, sound legal advice is essential to protecting your rights. Attitudes toward welcoming new residents are changing as state legislatures begin to tighten current laws. In Texas, the state legislature enacted a law earlier in 2017 that requires local officials to detain suspected undocumented…

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Things You Need to Know About Refugees Moving to America | Immigration Lawyer | Davis & Associates | Dallas

Things You Need to Know About Refugees Moving to America

Immigration and refugee status in the United States have become hot topics in recent months. While the United States has traditionally been considered a sanctuary for the “homeless” and “huddled masses yearning to be free”, as inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, the tone of this invitation seems to be changing. Political rhetoric and campaign…

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5 ways a Dallas immigration attorny can help my family | Davis & Associates

5 Ways a Dallas Immigration Attorney Can Help My Family

Individuals who are already citizens can help family members obtain the necessary visas to become permanent residents of the United States. Relatives or family members can be defined as a spouse or fiancé, child, brother or sister, or parent. The three-step process to obtain residency status for a relative can take considerable time and requires…

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DACA and Immigration Update | Dallas Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

DACA and Immigration Ban Update

During the administration of President Obama, an immigration plan was created to allow immigrants without documentation who entered the United States as minors to receive a renewable two-year extension that would defer deportation. The policy was named the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA. DACA was implemented unilaterally by President Obama in 2012. Before…

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Immigration Adjustment Status | Dallas Immigration Lawyer | Davis & Associates

What is An Adjustment of Status?

Adjustment of Status Adjustment of Status is a request by a non-US Citizen, currently within the United States, to become a lawful permanent resident. Approval of an application to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is required to attain an Adjustment of Status to legally remain in the country under a different, more permanent…

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What is Consular Processing | Davis & Associates

What is Consular Processing?

If you are not currently in the United States and, therefore, not qualified to apply for an Adjustment of Status, an Immigrant Visa application presented to the U.S. Consulate in your location is the best course of action. An approved visa petition with a current priority date is needed to start the process. National Visa…

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Relationships that can sponsor immigration | Dallas Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

Relationships That Can Sponsor Lawful Permanent Residence

The freedoms we enjoy, the economic opportunities and the relatively peaceful and stable social situation in the United States continues to make it a prime destination for people throughout the world seek to settle here. Another draw is family ties to the United States Only certain family relationships qualify for sponsoring family members to immigrate…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

What is the New I-601A?

Introduction and History of the I-601A There are situations in which a person with a US citizen or permanent resident relative can be sponsored for permanent residence but cannot obtain that permanent resident status here in the US. If a person who has been sponsored for permanent residence by a family member has lived in…

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