Questions that you should ask an immigration lawyerby Sidman L. Best Immigration Law Firm Encino
Immigration law is very complicated and given the current administration tightening makes the already complicated immigration system much more complex. These days’ people want to shift to foreign land in search of better career opportunity, studies and a better life.
However, it is not as easy as it looks. It is becoming extremely difficult to get permissions for a permanent citizenship. Though it is difficult, but it is not impossible. Yes, you heard it right. If you hire a skilled and professional immigration law firm, it increases your chances of speeding up your process of documentation and you may not have to face the rejection of immigration authorities for a long time.
However, you have to be very careful when it comes to hiring the immigration lawyer. Here are a list of questions that you must ask the immigration lawyer to find out that whether they are the one for you.
Are you a member of AILA?
The very thing that you should look for in an immigration attorney is their qualification and experience of the attorney. If you are looking for say, a immigration lawyer in USA, you must know that there are no exams that lawyers needs to pass and thus anyone can claim to be a lawyer in ads. So, in order to avoid such blunders and finding a genuine lawyer you need to look at the website of American immigration lawyers association (AILA).
Are you licensed?
Before you go ahead with a lawyer, ask them whether they hold the license. Let me tell you that a lawyer s licensed in the state of the attroney’s principal office. Although each state has it’s own laws, some states demands license and others don’t. as far as the lawyers of US are considered they can practice even without a license as immigration law is a federal law and thus according to the authorities they can practice it anywhere they want.
How much experience do you have?
Experience matters a lot in any job. You cannot go to a dentist to get a hair-cut. In the same way only immigration lawyer that is expert is handling immigration cases and have experience in similar cases can help you out. So ask the immigration lawyer how much years of experience they have and how many chances they have handled of similar kind.
Do you practice multiple laws?
When it comes to cases like immigration, it is very important to go for a lawyer that has an expertise for a certain kind of law. Like if you go for a divorce related case, go to a family law lawyer. If it is any kind of crime, go for criminal law lawyer and if it is an immigration related issue, make sure that it solely practices immigration law only. As I have already told you that immigration law is complicated and only the lawyer that exclusively practices immigration law can help you out as they have experience of similar case and they have in-depth knowledge of family law,
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