3 Tips for a Successful Asylum Interview

When you apply for asylum in the United States without being subject to removal proceedings or arrests, you will need to present your case to a government official during an interview. The officer will test your credibility and legal claim to asylum by evaluating the information in your application. Because of this, you must be able to present your case in a clear and coherent manner. To do so, you’ll need to prepare Read More

How a Criminal Conviction Can Impact Your Immigration Case

If you are not yet a United States citizen, an arrest or criminal conviction, no matter how minor or how far in the past, can have negative repercussions on your immigration status. You may find that you cannot get permanent residence, citizenship, or even a work visa. You may also be detained or deported. For this reason, contacting a lawyer as early in the process as possible is your best chance of redeeming Read More

Join us for a panel discussion + film

Join us for a panel discussion and film in support of Americans for Immigrant Justice, presented by Aqua Foundation for Women The State of US Immigration Policy: What it Means to Miami Saturday • September 15th at 12:30 pm O Cinema Wynwood 90 NW 29th Street, Miami Get tickets here! Read More

It’s Great to Be a Miami Hurricane!

Attorney Sanchez-Roig is looking forward to teaching Business, Entertainment, and Sports Immigration Law at the University of Miami School of Law, this coming Fall. Course Link: https://lawapps2.law.miami.edu/clink/course.aspx?cof_id=3266 Read More

Understanding Motions to Reopen

If you’ve been issued an order of deportation or removal because you lost in Immigration Court or weren’t able to show up for your hearing due to extreme circumstances, you may be eligible to reopen the removal proceedings. This allows you the chance of getting another day in court. What is a Motion to Reopen? You and your lawyer can ask the Immigration Court to reopen a removal or deportation order through a Read More

Lazy Days of Summer Interactive CLE Series

CLS presents LAZY DAYS OF SUMMER, July 13, 2018 11:AM-12:00PM Attorney Rebeca Sanchez-Roig, Esq. Representing the Gifted and Talented: From Basic to Advanced, Anything and Everything Os and Ps “O” Nonimmigrant Visas - Agents as Petitioners Stakeholder Teleconference Tips for Filing O-1 and P-1 Petitions at VSC By the Vermont Service Center Liaison Committee “Comparable Evidence Read More

What to Expect at an Immigration Bond Hearing

For many immigrants, it is a frightening time to be in the United States. The political climate and back-and-forth immigration legislation place an enormous mental and emotional burden on those here both legally and otherwise. After being detained by ICE, getting back home is the top priority. The first step in doing that is to request a bond hearing from the immigration judge. This can be done in writing or Read More

7 Examples of Immigration Fraud

As an immigrant wanting to come to the United States for work or for travel, you may be willing to trust the alleged expertise of “professionals.” However, you should be aware of some of the most common ways that dishonest people take advantage of immigrants so you don’t become a victim yourself. Here are 7 examples of immigration fraud. The Sale of Immigration Forms There is no charge to download immigration Read More

Sanchez-Roig Law, PA to Support New American Awards Gala

Sanchez-Roig Law, P.A. is honored to support Catholic Legal Services of Miami (“CLS”). Rebeca Sanchez-Roig is a member of the CLS Board of Directors, and Chair of the New American Awards Gala Silent Auction. Founded in 1998, CLS provides a full range of immigration-related legal services, focusing exclusively on helping poor immigrants, refugees, and impoverished people obtain immigrant benefits, including asylum, Read More

Rebeca Sanchez-Roig to Influence Officials on Immigration Reform

On April 12, 2018, Rebeca Sanchez-Roig, as a representative of the AILA South Florida Chapter, will be on Capitol Hill to urge elected officials to pass fair, just, and sensible immigration reform. Read More