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US Immigration Reform is a hot topic. For decades lawmakers, NGOs and the CIS have discussed ways they can improve the US immigration system. Meanwhile, millions of people: hardworking men and women, their children; people who escaped their countries due to economic crisis; people who lost their US immigration status due to no fault of their own, are fighting to survive and make a living. They are called "illegals", "aliens", and in the best case scenario "undocumented aliens." While working in the US and paying taxes they are deprived of the US social security benefit system, health system, educational system, and live in constant fear of being deported from the place which now is their home. Unfortunately, very often, even a skilled US immigration attorney cannot "beat" the current system and help these families. In many cases however, people have hope without realizing it. A long forgotten birth certificate, an application filed by a relative ten years ago, or even such a simple thing as a record of working and paying taxes may make all the difference in the world.

Mission of each US immigration attorney in our law firm is to consider all facts of our client's case, his or her family history, and immigration history, every factor that can be counted in order to find a creative and successful solution to the client's challenge. We represent clients before the Immigration Courts of the United States, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Consulates, as well as other agencies.

If you have a question, call US immigration attorney now:

917-885-2261 or fill out this contact form.

Our attorneys speak English and Russian.

At the Law Offices of Alena Shautsova you have a fighting chance with a fighter who will fight for you!

US Immigraiton Attorney's Publications

  • Relief From Deportation Cancellation Of Removal: Good Moral Character

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Deportation attorney Alena Shautsova Cancellation of removal is an application for green card before an Immigration judge that can be filed by either a permanent resident or an “undocumented” person, a person with no status at all, ...

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  • Tricky Immigration Questions Answered

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Have you tried filling out immigration forms by yourself? Have you ever wondered if some of the questions you saw on those forms were prepared by LSAT or GRE examiners? Sometimes, you read a que ...

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  • U.S. Citizenship Without English Language Knowledge

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Citizenship Attorney Alena Shautsova One of the qualifications for naturalization or citizenship in the United States is applicant’s ability to write, read and understand English. There are waivers of the English test for those who ...

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  • Understanding Immigration Waivers

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    US immigration attorney: Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova An Immigration waiver is a “pardon” for a specific immigration violation. For example, when a person is applying for a US visa or a green card, an Immigration (or consular) officer has to ...

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  • Objective V. Subjective Fear In Asylum Cases

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    US immigration attorney: Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova To win one’s asylum case in the United States, a person has to prove past persecution or reasonable fear of future persecution on account of a protected ground. Fear is only fear unless and until it ...

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  • What To Do If ICE Visits Your Home Or Work

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Deportation Lawyer Alena Shautsova With the Trump administration planning to deport millions of people, it is good to get prepared for an encounter with ICE officers. Many people wonder how ICE officers decide who to visit and who ...

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  • Solutions For Haiti TPS Holders

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova On July 22, 2017 TPS for Haiti nationals is set to expire. It means that those who are holding TPS status will be deprived of its benefits and will face immigration challenges as if they were “und ...

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  • Will New York City Give Up Its Sanctuary Status?

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    US immigration attorney: Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova The Trump administration said on March 27, 2017 it would withhold federal criminal-justice grants from cities, counties and states that don’t fully cooperate with federal immigration aut ...

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  • Immigration Issues Of Focus During The Trump Era

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    US immigration attorney: Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova With the change of administration, USCIS and ICE also changed their priority and focus when considering immigration submissions. This article will focus on possible issues that those app ...

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  • Advance Parole Explained

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Green Card Attorney Alena Shautsova An advance parole is a permission to enter the United States after a brief travel abroad while holding certain status or applying for an adjustment of status. If a person files an adjustment of s ...

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