On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at making changes to the U.S. immigration system. Such efforts include expanding the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; creating a new deferred action program for parents of U.S. citizen of Lawful Permanent Resident children called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA); improving the current visa system, including changes to employment-based visas; and expanding the family members who are eligible for the provisional waiver process.
Please stay tuned for more information regarding President Obama's executive actions. For more information about the proposed changes, please contact us at 713.780.4982.
In Windsor v. United States, the Supreme Court of the United States found section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. This means that legally married same-sex couples are now eligible to receive federal benefits, including immigration benefits.
If you are interested in learning more about filing for an immigration visa for your same-sex spouse, please click here or call us at 713.780.4982.
On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization.
Want to know more about deferred action? Click here or call us at 713.780.4982 to see if you qualify.
Nguyen Jazrawi & Chen, PLLC is a law firm focused on the efficient, effective and personalized service to those seeking immigration legal counsel.
We are a team of attorneys who are dedicated to those in need of representation in immigration law matters. Our attorneys have experience representing private individuals, small companies, and Fortune 500 companies. We have also represented clients in legal matters involving business law and family law. We are attorneys, but more importantly, we are providers of opportunity.
We represent foreign nationals who are interested in opportunities. Whether it be an opportunity to live, an opportunity to work, an opportunity to educate oneself, or simply an opportunity to visit the United States, we can assist. We concern ourselves with the immigration laws, the regulations, and the procedures so that our clients can focus on their goals.
The immigration process can often be tedious, frustrating and even scary. Those who seek our representation are able to speak with an experienced attorney who is willing to go that extra mile. Dedicated, efficient, and personalized service is what makes our team.