Applying for U.S. citizenship with serious crimes

Applying for citizenship in the United States with serious crimes on your record can and should be a real concern that must be reviewed closely by your immigration attorney. I recently had a client from Malden MA come into my office hoping to apply for citizenship with a drug possession conviction on her record. She had previously tried filing for citizenship without an immigration lawyer, but due to the conviction, her case was denied. I re-filed the case with proper evidence to demonstrate the client’s “good moral character.” This time around, the immigration officer happily approved her case.  Result: Naturalization/Citizenship
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Exploring work-related visa options for entry into the U.S.

Coming to the United States on a work-related visa can be tricky and may even seem impossible for some. I recently represented two musicians who wanted to come to Massachusetts to perform at cultural events and ethnic restaurants. The clients did not receive much international attention due to the nature of their musical talents. Still, I filed P-3 visa petitions for the clients. The P-3 visa is a great option for talented musicians who seek to enter the U.S. and take part in performances that are culturally unique. The visa petitions were quickly granted by U.S.C.I.S.  Result: P-3 visas granted.
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