The attorneys at Walker & Associates represent people on all matters relating to family reunification and family-based immigration.
Advise and represent people throughout the immigration process of family reunification:
- U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents who wish to bring to the U.S. their foreign-born spouses, parents, minor children, adult children, or brothers or sisters to live or to visit
- U.S. citizens who wish to bring their fiances to the U.S. in contemplation of marriage, non-immigrant workers who wish to bring their spouses or children to the U.S. to live
- adoptive U.S. parents who wish to bring their foreign-born adopted children to the U.S. or finalize their immigration status once in the U.S.
- U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents who wish to keep their loved onces in the U.S. even if they are presently undocumented
- foreign-born family members whose U.S. citizen spouse or parent died befoer the immigration process was completed
Advise and represent children and their families on special immigration issues affecting children:
- evaluate and assess how to maintain a minor’s status as “child” during a lengthy immigration process which jeopardizes the eligibility of older teen-ageers and unmarried young adults
- represent children who might be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status because they are abused,neglected, or abandoned – with all legal matters in state court or immigration court or before the immigration agency
- represent children who have asylum claims unique to their age or country conditions
- advise and represent social service, law enforcement, and other legal service organizations that work with children who are foreign-born and have been victimized by sexual trafficking, work exploitation, or slavery
- advise and represent hospitals, organizations, or parents caring for children who need medical treatment in the U.S. due to their special needs
- represent universities, schools, and foreign-born children or young adults whose educational needs bring them to the U.S.
Prepare a waive for any foreign-born family member who is prima facially eligible for admission:
- Adam Walsh Act
- other waivers