Adjustment of Status with USCIS

A select group of immigrant applicants already residing or staying in the U.S. are eligible for filing the FORM I-485 with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and adjusting status to that of a permanent resident without having to go abroad to apply for an immigrant visa. Being able to adjust status means such…

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Citizenship

Overview A board-certified immigration law attorney with our law office will conduct an in-person or telephonic initial consultation with each and every client who is seeking to naturalize. We will explore the criteria and eligibility for naturalization and properly screen and fully evaluate the client’s case before filing the FORM N-400 or N-600 with USCIS….

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VAWA Attorneys For Victims Of Abuse

At the Houston immigration law firm of Adan G. Vega & Associates, our VAWA lawyers have extensive and ample experience with VAWA applications. Our firm lawyers focus exclusively on immigration law, and we have demonstrated first and foremost our dedication to our clients’ needs. Our VAWA lawyers also have a deep understanding of the requirements…

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Lawful Status For Victims Of Crimes In Houston

The U.S. federal government has created a form of relief for those persons who are victims of crime. The U visa program enables victims of certain crimes to request this relief from USCIS. The U visa can also be available to spouses, children, or other eligible family members of the U visa qualifying victim. If you or someone you…

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National Interest Waivers

Overview In general, the EB-2 visa applicant needs to obtain a PERM labor certification from the DOL. However, the PERM labor certification process can be avoided by presenting evidence to USCIS to establish that the foreign national should be granted a National Interest Waiver (NIW) which waives the labor certification requirement. Another advantage of the National Interest Waiver…

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E Visas

Overview At the law offices of Adan G. Vega & Associates, PLLC our attorneys provide high-quality and proficient legal counsel for foreign nationals who wish to apply for an E visa. Our founding attorney Adan G. Vega is a Board-Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law with the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal…

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Permanent Residency Through Capital Investment-EB5 Program

Overview The EB-5 visa is a way to obtain permanent resident status solely through investment in the U.S. The EB-5 investor visa program was established by the United States Congress in 1990 to enable foreigners who make an investment in a U.S. business to obtain a green card and become lawful permanent residents, and potentially…

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Houston Deportation Lawyers

Overview At the law offices of Adan G. Vega & Associates, PLLC our deportation lawyers are experienced and highly qualified to advocate in immigration court on your behalf and for your immigrant rights. If you have been issued a “Notice to Appear” to appear before an immigration judge to face deportation/removal proceedings, our deportation defense…

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Immigration Appeals

Overview At Adan G. Vega & Associates, PLLC we offer a full-service immigration practice for individuals or businesses worldwide. Located in Houston, Texas we handle all immigration matters, including appeals. If you need an experienced immigration lawyer for an appeal, contact our law office today at 713-527-9606.   Deportation/removal Appeals If you have been ordered…

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Student Visas

Overview If you plan to visit the U.S and enroll in a course of study of more than 18 hours a week, you will need an F-1 student visa. First time student visa applicants in most countries are required to appear for an in-person interview. However, each embassy and consulate has set its own interview…

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Asylum And Refugee Status In Houston

Overview Various forms of relief exist for those persons who are unable or unwilling to return to their home country because of a “well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.” The relief for these individuals includes asylum, withholding of removal, protection against torture…

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O & P Visas for Athletes and Entertainers

Overview O-1 Visa: The O-1A visa classification is reserved for persons with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business and athletics. The O-1B is for those with extraordinary achievement in motion pictures and television production, and essential support personnel. Only individuals can qualify for the O-1 visa category. In order for a group to…

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Visitor Visas: Business (B-1) and Pleasure (B-2)

Overview In general, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. The visa allows the foreign citizen, to travel to a United States port-of entry and request permission of the USCBP…

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