Seeking an Adjustment of Status?
Representation from a Cupertino Immigration Lawyer
Adjustment of status is extremely important for immigrants, as it allows
them to become lawful permanent residents in the United States. Like most
aspects of immigration, however, it can take months to receive an affirmative
answer from the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS).
Those who retain a Cupertino immigration attorney may have a significant
advantage over others who apply.
The Law Office of Timothy Widman is devoted solely to immigration matters.
This allows the firm to focus entirely on helping individuals, businesses,
and other corporate entities achieve their immigration goals. Whether
you are a tech startup, small business, or an HR working on behalf of
a corporation, Attorney Widman has over 15 years of experience to apply
to your case!
How do I apply for adjustment of status?
The first step in applying for adjustment of status is for a relative,
who is a citizen or lawful permanent resident, to file form I-130. An
employer may also file form I-140 for the same purpose. The request is
typically filed with USCIS and the applicant must demonstrate admissibility.
However, inadmissibility can result in a denial of the request by USCIS.
Grounds of inadmissibility can include:
- Health-related grounds
- Security-related grounds
- Criminal grounds
- Public charges
- Lack of proper documentation
After being admitted to permanent residence, the non-citizen is permitted
to remain in this country indefinitely, provided they follow the rules
applied to immigrants of this status.
Those who apply are also expected to understand the legal requirements
necessary for obtaining a visa and are typically required to attend an
interview with a USCIS officer. Without preparing correctly, the interview
can be difficult and many immigrants have to try a second time. Don't
let this happen to you!
Call the firm's Cupertino immigration lawyer today to schedule your consultation. Attorney Widman can review your case
and develop the most attainable plan of action. Your future depends on
the representation you secure and Attorney Widman is the most qualified
man for the job. We serve clients in and around Santa Clara County, including
but not limited to San Jose, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Milpitas,