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

Rebeca Sanchez-Roig to Present at AILA Update

Rebeca Sanchez-Roig will be presenting at the 39th Annual AILA South Florida Immigration Law Update that will take place on March 22 and 23, 2018 in Miami, FL. Her presentation entitled “Almost Famous: EB-1s, Os, and Ps” will provide an overview of immigrant and nonimmigrant visa categories for the extraordinary ability, or achievement client, artists, athletes, and entertainers. Read More

Understanding the Basics of LPR Cancellation of Removal

If you are not a citizen of the United States, you can be removed if you commit certain crimes or acts. If you are a long-time lawful permanent resident (LPR) who becomes removable, you may be able to keep your permanent residency status if you are granted LPR Cancellation of Removal. If you are an LPR who is in the process of being removed from the U.S., contact us immediately. For now, you should learn more about Read More

Understanding the Basics of Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal

If you are not a citizen of the United States, and do not have authority to remain in the country, you may find yourself faced with deportation. In that case, you may be eligible for relief from removal through a process called “cancellation of removal.” With our help, filing for cancellation of removal may help you stay in the U.S., and obtain lawful permanent resident status. Here’s more information about non-LPR Read More

Gearing Up for H-1B Season: 10 Things Every Employer Should Know

What is an H-1B visa? As an employer, you may or may not be familiar with H-1B visas. If you plan to hire foreign workers from overseas, then you’ll need to file for an employment-based visa when the time comes. An H-1B visa is one way employers can sponsor foreign workers that have specialized skills or knowledge from outside of the United States. They are temporary, employment-based, non-immigrant visas that allow Read More