Our Immigration Law Firms in Florida

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Family-Based
Immigration

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Herman Legal Group is ready to help you manage the immigration process, reduce the stress, and maximize your opportunity for success. Contact us with marriage immigration questions or family immigration questions today.

Family-Based Immigration

Student
Visa

In order to study in the United States, you must first go through the process of obtaining a U.S. student visa. Your course of study and the type of school you plan to attend determines what type of visa you will need.

Student Visa

Naturalization and
Citizenship

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Becoming a U.S. citizen – and therefore obtaining the right to legally reside in the United States, travel to and from the country, gain the right to vote, and be protected under the Constitution – can be a long and difficult process.

Naturalization & Citizenship

Deportation, Exclusion
and Removal

If you fear that you will be deported or if deportation and removal proceedings have already begun against you or a loved one, then it is important that you act quickly to find an experienced immigration lawyer to defend your case.

Deportation, Exclusion & Removal

Employment-Based
Immigration

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Whether you are an employee or an employer, we can investigate any claim, determine whether any laws were violated, and represent you in court. We understand what’s at stake for you personally and professionally and will strive to help you.

Employment-Based Immigration

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Immigration Approval Path

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Immigration help in navigating the legal process is not easy. Unlike most government processes, the immigration approval path is complicated and overly-detailed with a lot of pitfalls. Because of this problem, it is very easy for someone in Florida to make a mistake, which can also then turn into a life-changing situation. Improper immigration documentation and actions, or lack of them, can easily get a person in a lot of hot water, detained or even deported. More than one person has been administratively restrained by immigration officials because somewhere someone made a mistake in a process trying to follow the rules. Much of this difficulty is due to the fact that immigration systems are designed to generally keep people out of the country and restrict the number of those allowed to legally enter. And because the process involves so many rules, it’s easy for officials in different offices to interpret things differently, regardless of the rules being written.

Good Immigration Attorney is Essential

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A good immigration attorney is absolutely essential in making sure one’s immigration paperwork is handled correctly. Not only does an attorney in Florida have the ability to actually confirm what the law actually requires, he or she also knows how it translates to regulations as well as to procedures, the actual implantation of the immigration laws in action. And, because of being a licensed attorney, his or her questions or corrections car far more weight in the process than the average individual feeling something is unfair or confusing.

The Court System

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The primary defense for the individual in the immigration process is, of course, the court system. And an attorney is obviously a necessary resource to defend one’s rights in court. However, a lot of work, prevention, and problem avoidance can occur in paperwork and in simple conversation that can avoid bigger problems and court cases altogether. Believe it or not, many issues revolve simply around how they are communicated, both verbally and in writing. Government is very much about information being presented correctly and processed in the right category in response. The average person, however, is not trained in this language. So, it’s very easy, even with detailed application forms, to make a critical mistake without knowing it. And government immigration officials are under any obligation to correct a mistake in an application, even when it is obviously innocent and due to a misunderstanding. If the information for immigration provided by the individual is incorrect, they are required to act on it per a given procedure. This can seem very heartless in the specific case, but it is how thousands of immigration cases are handled every year to manage the workload.

Understanding the Context in How a Question is Being Asked by Any Officials

A good immigration attorney can make the process human again. Not only can he or she speak the language and fill out forms correctly, but the lawyer can also ensure that they are interpreted correctly on the government side as well. If a form comes back with a question or an issue arises due to information on an application raising question, the individual should not attempt to try to answer the question alone. This is a common gut reaction that is normal, but it can put a person in hot water real quick not understanding the context in how the question is being asked by an official. Instead, working through an attorney, the intent of the official and his reason for asking can be gauged better, and an improved answer that resolves the problem can be provided. Again, many big problems in immigration typical stem from small, seemingly insignificant information pieces that trigger further questions.

Florida immigration lawyers are available and ready to help. They are more than just an attorney. They have depth, experience, and understanding specifically in the federal immigration process. This is not an area for a common lawyer to just pick up. It takes years of work, learning, and understanding of both procedural processes and law to adequately represent somebody in an immigration case. Additionally, many of the features of immigration law are administrative. This means that many protections people typically assume with the law don’t apply in immigration. In other cases, how immigration rules are applied change depending on whether a person is in-country or within 100 miles of a given entry port. This too is a nuance of immigration law that doesn’t exist in general law practice. Thus, working with a qualified Florida immigration attorney is key to one’s case and not getting caught up in the bureaucracy that hamstrings so many other individuals every year.  If you or someone you know is ready to get help, qualified Florida immigration lawyers are ready to partner with you today.