Different options may exists for persons seeking entry into the U.S. on a permanent or temporary basis. Many people work through a family-based immigration process in order to immigrate to the U.S. or remain united with their family. Other individuals may be eligible to immigrate to the U.S. due to their extraordinary abilities or because they are a physician wishing to receive special training in the U.S. Some may come to the U.S. because they have a credible fear of persecution in their native country and the government in their home country cannot or is unwilling to control their abusers.

The Mendoza Law Firm recognizes that each case is unique and we will assist you determine the best option available under your circumstances. The Mendoza Law Firm provides trusted advocacy in the following areas for individuals:

• Family-based immigration
• Hardship waivers
• Citizenship
• Detention
• Removal and Deportation Proceedings
• Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions
• Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self petitions: Abused spouses and children of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents may petition on their own to obtain their residency. The abusive U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouse does not need to assist in any way or be aware of the petition.
• VAWA suspension of deportation and cancellation of removal
• T and U visas: Persons who have received T visas (trafficking victims) or U visas victims of crime) can apply for their residency after a certain period of time.
• Asylum and other forms of humanitarian relief
• Deferred Action
• Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Court Appeals
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