The legal immigration system in the United States is a confusing patchwork of laws and regulations and people who would otherwise qualify for residency could linger for years in legal limbo. Should you qualify, the attorneys at Mazzei & Polk can guide you through the appropriate steps in order to help you adjust your immigration status.  We can assist you in Naturalization (becoming a US Citizen), obtaining your green card, obtaining Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Political Asylum, Temporary Employment Visas or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

There are numerous paths to lawfully living and working in the United States.

  • Family Based Immigration or I-130

    One of the most common ways to receive a lawful permanent residency (Green Card) is to be sponsored by an immediate relative who is a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident in the United States. USCIS form I-130 and marriage petitions fall under this category. Read more…

  • Foreign Workers and Employee Eligibility

    Temporary employment visas, such as an H-1B visa, is one of the many limited ways employers can bring foreign workers into the US. Read more…

  • Political Asylum

    In order to apply for political asylum the petitioner must suffer persecution or a fear of persecution based upon his or her Read more…

  • Deferred Action (DACA)

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a temporary relief that allow for a petitioner to receive a work permit and a quasi legal status. Read more…

  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary designation that allows its beneficiaries to live and work in the U.S. and travel in and out of the U.S. Read more…