It Is Important to Work With an Immigration Lawyer Now More Than Ever

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Immigration-Lawyer20161If you have been watching the political debates, you can see how an immigration lawyer may be in high demand. Regardless of your political views or where you stand on the issues, it is clear that numerous presidential candidates want to deport large groups of people while preventing others from ever entering the country. If you or someone you love is part of either of these minorities, you should seek help from an experienced attorney right away.An Immigration Lawyer Can Help You Plan for the FutureIf you want to become a U.S. citizen, you should call an immigration lawyer. Becoming a citizen or even getting your green card can be a complicated endeavor. While you can certainly attempt it on your own, you may not get the results you want. When something as important as your future is at stake, you want to be sure that you are working with an expert.The RiskIf you are an immigrant who is in the United States without a visa, there is a good chance you could be deported if certain individuals win the general presidential election. With that in mind, you should take the opportunity to speak with an attorney now, before that ever becomes an issue. An attorney cannot repeat what you say so there is no risk for you to come forward. Working with an immigration lawyer is your best opportunity for creating a long-term strategy that can potentially prevent this eventuality.Another risk of not speaking with a lawyer is that you may be unable to come to the United States if you are not here already. We have seen many states ban Syrian refugees, and other candidates are also talking about banning certain religious groups from coming here. If you are in this category of people, you should speak with a lawyer now before the election in November 2016.When it comes to immigration, changes that happen politically are changes that can directly impact your friends and family. Any time there is a major election, there is the risk that things will change and impact you negatively. The best way to protect yourself is to get ahead of that change and work with an immigration lawyer early. We invite you to call our office and speak with one today. During your consultation, you can say what you need without fear that it will be repeated, and once retained, we can help you develop a clear strategy for how to obtain a green card or citizenship.Next, we can represent you in court or during hearings to ensure that your rights are protected along the way. We also encourage you to call us if you or someone you know is currently under the threat of deportation. There are things that can be done to potentially stop or delay deportation, but time is of the essence, so call as quickly as possible.