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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

  • New Trends In Naturalization Proceedings: Good Moral Character

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    US immigration attorney: Author: US Citizenship Attorney Alena Shautsova I read an article recently that a former political prisoner of Cuba, who advocated against Fidel Castro, was actually detained in Cuba, and later released on the request of the US governmen ...

  • New Public Charge Rule

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    US immigration attorney: Author: New York Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Will you or our family member be regarded as a public charge under the new rules that come into effect on October 15, 2019? The answer is crucial: if it is a YES, it means you or your ...

  • Expansion Of Expedited Removal: New Attack On Due Process Rights

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Tomas Greenberg, Alena Shautsova   It’s no secret that the current U.S. administration has been cracking down on immigration, and a new policy released by President Trump has only further strengthened these efforts. The poli ...

  • Asylum For MAVNI Applicants

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    US immigration attorney: Tomas Greenberg, Alena Shautsova   The U.S. government launched the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interests Program (MAVNI) in 2009 to recruit immigrants with language or medical capabilities to the U.S. armed services. Altho ...

  • Green Card Based On Marriage To The USC

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Alena Shautsova One of the ways to obtain a US permanent residency without leaving the US is through marriage to a US citizen. However, not everyone will be eligible for this route. Here are the most common issues that arise when ...

  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: How To Serve Your Parents

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Special Immigrant Juvenile Status is a good option for children (under 18 or 21 depending on the state law) who were abandoned, neglected or abused by one or both parents and who now are seeki ...

  • Voluntary Departure: Types And Benefits

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    US immigration attorney: Author: New York Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Voluntary departure is a form of relief from removal. Once the Immigration court proceedings began, one cannot simply leave the US without risking having an order of removal in absentia ...

  • Your Social Media Now Will Be Reviewed By Consul

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    US immigration attorney: Author: US Visa Attorney Alena Shautsova Recently, the US government added a new question to the non-immigrant and immigrant visa application forms: the question invites you to share the email addresses and social media accounts you used ...

  • Same Sex Marriage After Marriage To A Person Of Opposite Sex

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Green Card Attorney Alena Shautsova In 2013, the United States Supreme Court recognized the validity of the same-sex marriage. Since that time, USCIS granted numerous cases for the individuals in same-sex marriages, as well as pe ...

  • Summary Of Recent Immigration Law Changes

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    US immigration attorney: Author: Alena Shautsova Immigration law is one of the fastest changing areas of practice. It is so because unlike in other law areas, the changes may come from the President, USCIS, Board of Immigration Appeals and courts in addition to ...

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