245i, Adjust Status without leaving.

 


At Walker Gates Vela, people ask all the time, “Is there any way to adjust status without leaving the US?” Unfortunately, many family-based immigrants must go through obtaining a waiver and consular processing to get legal status. However, if you have the opportunity to take advantage of 245i Adjustment of Status, you can avoid leaving the United States and can get your residency at a local USCIS office near where you live. In this video, immigration lawyer Jennifer Walker Gates explains the LIFE Act, which includes section 245i of the Immigration and Nationality Act, including how to know if you qualify for 245i adjustment of status, and several common scenarios where people become eligible to adjust status under 245i.

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Family-Based Immigration

 


 

Family-Based Immigration and the I-130 Form

The I-130 form is a vital piece of the process towards family-based immigration.

For example, if you are petitioning for your immigrant parents. It is of the utmost importance that you attach all the proof needed to demonstrate this relationship.

The I-130 form is the way USCIS gathers your information and qualifying documents to corroborate the veracity of your family ties.

Watch this video, where immigration attorney, Jennifer Walker Gates talks to us about this form, how to fill it up and what documents need to be attached with this form in order to file a family-based immigration petition.

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If you or a loved one need legal assistance with any immigration matter, contact us at +1 512-633-1785 or schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys here.

 

Mental Health for the Immigrant Community

If you or a loved one are suffering from anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, repetitive negative thoughts, compulsive behaviors such as overdrinking, overeating, or other symptoms of stress or trauma, you are not alone. This year has been unusually stressful for many of us, but mental health resources are available. In this interview, licensed professional counselor Ana Irizarry shares her wisdom with us about how our mental health is key to living happy, healthy lives