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Questions And Answers

Understanding immigration rules and regulations is not an easy task.

Just figuring out where to start is complicated. So we put together this online questions and answers forum.

Here’s a listing of topics covered. Simply click the link of your choice
and you’ll be taken to that section of our Q&A archives.

Although we cannot specifically reply to every question sent to our office, we select a few each month and provide general responses by adding them to this section and to our monthly newsletter.

In this way, we hope to help immigrants and their families get started on their journey to success.

If you are looking for questions about office services, procedures, and costs (not case-related inquiries), click here: Office-Related Frequently Asked Questions


Topic Archives Index
Immigration Questions And Answers

Citizenship And Naturalization Questions And Answers

  • Acquisition Of Citizenship
  • Birthright Citizenship
  • Denaturalization
  • Derivative Citizenship
  • Dual Citizenship
  • Naturalization
  • Revocation Of Citizenship

Deportation And Removal Defense Questions And Answers

  • Criminal Convictions
  • Deportation And Removal
  • Federal Court Of Appeals
  • Immigration Appeals
  • Immigration Bond Issues
  • Immigration Court Hearings And Trials
  • Immigrant Detention And Custody
  • Motions To Change Venue
  • Motions To Reopen
  • Motions To Reconsider

Family-Based Visas And Immigrant Petitions Questions And Answers

  • Adam Walsh Act
  • Family Petitions
  • Family Visas
  • Fiancé(e) Visas
  • Immigrant Petitions
  • International & U.S. Adoptions
  • K-1, K-2, K-3, K-4 Visas
  • Spousal Visas

Green Cards And Permanent Residence Questions And Answers

  • Adjustment Of Status
  • Conditional Residency
  • Consular Processing
  • Family Unity Waivers
  • Green Cards
  • I-601 Hardship Waivers
  • Lawful Permanent Residence
  • Removal Of Conditions
  • USCIS Motions To Reopen
  • USCIS Requests For Evidence

Special Immigration Programs Questions And Answers

  • Asylum
  • Withholding
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Convention Against Torture (CAT)
  • Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Registry
  • U Visas
  • T Visas
  • DREAM Act
  • DACA (Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals)
  • Visa Waiver Program


The responses to questions in this section, as well as the information shared throughout our website, are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney.

Our materials are educational only. They are intended to provide general insights regarding immigration law, not specific legal advice about your situation.

Every case is different, no matter how similar they appear on the surface. Even little differences in facts and details can lead to large differences in legal advice.

We encourage you to seek the formal opinion of a lawyer, who speaks with you in person, obtains all relevant information about your case, and explores legal options with you, before you take any actions.

Immigration Questions And Answers By Carlos Batara