Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC has focused on immigration law since the firm was founded in 2009. Our law office handles many different types of family based immigration cases as described below. It may be difficult to identify the issue in your case without the help of a lawyer. Please consider the brief descriptions of some of the matters that our office regularly handles as merely a starting point. If you think that you may have an immigration matter or merely want to consult with a lawyer to evaluate your case for possible remedies, please contact our office.
Our office can assist you with most immigration appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) or the federal courts. This may involve an appeal after a final decision by an immigration judge ordering you removed from the country or it may involve appealing the denial of an application submitted to the United States and Citizenship Services (USCIS). If you have an immigration matter that you think may need to be appealed, please contact our office for additional information.
Citizenship & Naturalization
Our office assists clients in the process of becoming United States Citizens. If you are currently a legal permanent resident and are hoping to naturalize, our law office can help you with this process and prepare you for your interview with the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS). If you think you may be eligible for citizenship or naturalization, please contact our office for additional information.
Deportation & Removal Defense
Our office helps clients who are in deportation or removal proceedings at the Office of Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), also known as “Immigration Court.” There are many remedies available for clients who are in removal proceedings, including Cancellation of Removal, Asylum, and Adjustments in Proceedings. Our skilled legal team is available to help you throughout your entire process, which can typically being with requesting a bond reduction in your case. If you have been served with a Notice to Appear or you have a loved one who is currently detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), please contact our office for additional information.
Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC is a law office that is focuses on keeping families united, which includes many family based immigration processes. Family based immigration is often one of the most misunderstood immigration processes that exist. One of the most basic requirements is a legal relationship to someone who is in the United States as a Legal Permanent Resident or a United States Citizen, but there are many other requirements to consider prior to filing a petition for a family member. If you are interested in filing a family petition for a family member, please contact our office for additional information.
Our office helps clients seeking relief on humanitarian grounds. This relief may include a U Nonimmigrant Visa (U-Visa) for individuals who have been victims of a significant crime and cooperated with the police, Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for individuals from countries previously recognized in need for protection, or Asylum for individuals who have a fear of violence or persecution if they are forced to return to their home country. There are many options for individuals under humanitarian relief, so if you think you may need to seek humanitarian relief, please contact our office for additional information.
It may be difficult to fit your case into a specific category, but that does not mean that there is no relief available for you. For example, our law office assists individuals who are seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA is available for individuals who came to the United States as children and are enrolled in school or have graduated from high school, among other specified requirements. Our office also helps individuals who are eligible for Adjustment of Status after having received U-Visa Status, Special Juvenile Immigrant Status Petitions, B2 Tourist Visas, work permit renewals, and Freedom of Information Act Requests. There are many different remedies available, so please contact our office if you would like to have your case evaluated for possible remedies that may be available to you.