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At The Law Office of Yovanna Vargas, we are committed to helping you achieve your immigration goals. We understand the complexities of the United States immigration system and know how to efficiently navigate the processes for obtaining visas and benefits. Our Dallas immigration lawyer will work closely with you to understand your objectives and provide the comprehensive representation you need to achieve your American Dream.
Yovanna VargasAttorneyAttorney Yovanna Vargas provides legal services in matters of immigration and nationality law. She earned her Master of Laws from Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2012. She was born and raised in Lima, Peru and received her first ...
Our Dallas immigration lawyers at The Law Office of Yovanna Vargas exclusively practices immigration law and is familiar with how to effectively approach a wide spectrum of scenarios. When you come to us for help, we will take the time to listen to your story and identify solutions that will help you overcome whatever challenges you face. We will continue to provide straightforward advice throughout our handling of your case and will dutifully represent you every step of the way.
Our immigration attorney in Dallas, TX can assist you with cases involving:
- Family-Based Immigration. Our Dallas immigration lawyers can help you sponsor your loved ones for green cards. We are committed to keeping families together, and our founder has personal experience in this area.
- Employment-Based Visas. Our firm routinely represents small- to medium-sized businesses as well as foreign workers in matters involving employment-based immigration and temporary visas.
- Non-Immigrant Visas. We help students, tourists, workers, and investors obtain temporary visas that meet their immediate needs and support their long-term goals.
- Humanitarian Visas. Victims of certain types of crimes, including human trafficking and domestic violence, may be eligible for green cards. Our immigration lawyer in Dallas, TX can evaluate your circumstances and assist you with seeking the applicable visa.
- Naturalization and Citizenship. We have helped countless immigrants naturalize and become permanent citizens of the United States. Our Dallas immigration attorney can walk you through the naturalization process and eligibility requirements.
- Asylum and Refugee Status. If you have been persecuted or fear future persecution in your home country on the basis of your race, nationality, religion, political beliefs, or membership in a particular social group, we can help you seek asylum or refugee status.
- Deportation and Removal Defense. If you or a loved one has been targeted for removal from the United States, our team can provide aggressive representation and explore all available relief opportunities.
- The Diversity Visa Program. Each year, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) randomly issues 50,000 green cards to immigrants from countries with historically low immigrant rates. Our founder received her green card through this program and can help you and your family enter.
- Waivers. Waivers can help you or your loved ones overcome certain grounds of inadmissibility. Securing these waivers is often difficult, but we have helped many immigrants with inadmissible barriers regain their right to enter the United States.
Wherever you come from, our Dallas immigration law firm knows how to help immigrants in Dallas and beyond. Call (214) 974-3793!
Questions About Immigration Law
How Many Immigrants Are in the United States?
According to census records, there were 44.9 million immigrants living in the United States in 2019. That is around 13.7 percent of the total population of the United States. Around 1.3 million of those immigrants live here in Dallas, Texas.
How Long Does It Take to Become a Legal Immigrant?
The answer to this question depend on they type of residency you seek. For instance, if you apply for a green card, it can take 7 to 33 months to process the application. However, it can take anywhere between 1 to 10 years for a family preference green card to be processed. Naturalization to become a citizen can take between 18 to 24 months.
What Are the Requirements to Become a United States Citizen?
To be eligible to apply for naturalization and become a United States citizen, you must meet several requirements including:
- Being 18 years of age or older when you apply
- Being a lawful permanent resident of the United States for three or five years depending on your naturalization category.
- Demonstrate good moral character, a knowledge and understanding of United States history and government, and loyalty to the principles of the United States Constitution.
- The ability to read, write, and speak basic English
- A willingness to take the Oath of Allegiance
What Are the Main Reasons for Immigrating?
Different people have different reasons for immigrating to the United States. Some choose to come here due to their work or employment opportunities. Others are trying to escape conflict or violence in their country. Environmental factors, education and family are also reasons for someone to immigrate to the United States.
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Our Dallas immigration lawyers treat each client with the honesty, compassion, and respect they deserve. We are passionate about solving immigration problems and work hard to secure favorable outcomes.
Attorney Yovanna Vargas is an immigrant herself and understands what you are going through. She is always available to answer questions and address concerns, and our team will keep you informed of all case developments.
Yovanna made sure we knew everything we needed to know upfront and was patient while dealing with language barriers.