Immigration Attorney in Mesa, AZ
We’re Committed to Supporting You Through Your Immigration Journey
When it comes to immigration cases, it’s necessary to have a reliable immigration attorney by your side. When you choose Smith, Alston, Darner & Lee, you’ll receive the best legal representation for your immigration case or defense.
As a local law firm, we offer highly reviewed services for all immigration-related matters. Check out our top ratings and reviews and call us for a consultation. We will answer all of your questions and provide you with a quote. Our immigration attorneys speak Spanish and are eager to help you with your case. Contact us today for your free consultation!
Why Hire an Immigration Attorney?
The immigration system in the U.S can be daunting. Don’t attempt to tackle the system on your own. Having an experienced immigration lawyer on your side improves your chances of a successful case without delays, run arounds, mistakes, etc. Immigration cases can be complicated, requiring paperwork, documentation, deadlines, regulations. If not handled right, it can mean a bad case of deportation.
Every year, hundreds of people seek refuge or a new home in the United States. This country is known for welcoming people of all races and creeds and providing them with a shot at the American Dream. Yet, everyone has a different journey into this country and we are here to provide support for people looking to make this nation their home. Immigration issues are part of our passion and we are committed and very involved with the community. As your immigration attorneys, we’ll guide you through the entire process with care and precision.
Immigration Cases We Handle — From Visas to Citizenship
Spencer Lee, our immigration attorney, is experienced in all kinds of immigration cases and situations. The main types of cases we handle include:
- Adjustment of status
- Family immigration
- Criminal immigration
- Deportation defense
- Becoming a U.S permanent resident
- Immigrant visas
- Non-immigrant visas
Adjustment of Status Cases — Becoming a U.S Resident
Depending on your immigration status and situation, you may be eligible to become a United States legal resident. This process is also known as obtaining a green card and it allows people that lawfully entered the U.S as a student, visitor, or other to remain in the country as a lawful resident.
The basic requirements to becoming a U.S Resident include:
- Currently in the U.S or a resident since or before January 1, 1972
- Have a family member ready to sponsor you
- Engaged to a U.S citizen or permanent resident
- Are a refugee
- Have a diversity visa
- A Cuban citizen/national
If you think you qualify for permanent residency, call us today and we can look at your case and get started.
Naturalization — Becoming a U.S Citizen
Becoming a citizen of this country is a great privilege and honor. It is a life-changing event. If you are ready to apply for citizenship, we congratulate you on the amazing decision to take on this great responsibility and join the country! We are ready to help you obtain your citizenship as soon as possible.
Basic requirements to apply for citizenship:
The road to citizenship can be a long one. It depends on your specific situation and circumstances but the basic requirements are typically as follows:
- Are 18 years of age or older
- Have been a permanent resident for usually 5 years or 3 years, depending on how you obtained status
- Possess good moral character
- Have proven basic knowledge of the U.S. government (certain exceptions may apply)
- Can prove a period of continuous residence and physical presence in the United States
- Read, write, and speak basic English (with certain exceptions)
Deportation Defense — Have a Strong Defense on Your Side
As your deportation defense attorney, we can help your case. If your situation has left you facing deportation, don’t face the system alone. We are here to provide the necessary defense, documentation, and case to help you remain in the country.
We provide honest and effective deportation defense. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you. You might be facing deportation if:
- Entered the country illegally
- Failed to obey the terms of a visa
- Committed a crime
- Violated immigration laws in some way
- Received public assistance
Call us today and have someone who knows the ropes of the U.S immigration system by your side.
Family Immigration and Petitions
If you are a U.S citizen or permanent resident, you may be able to petition for a family member to enter the country lawfully. If you are engaged or married to a foreign national, we can help you figure out the immigration status of your family and how to follow the proper procedures to petition for them.
DACA Defense — Representing DACA Recipients in Complex Cases
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has become a contested issue in recent years. This has put many DACA recipients in unknown territory and has led to much confusion. If you are a DACA recipient and need help handling your case, check out our DACA page to learn more about our specialized services.
The Smith, Alston, Darner & Lee Difference — Working Honestly and Ethically for You
We are a committed immigration law firm, with deep roots in the community. Our law offices and attorneys all speak Spanish to better serve you. We adhere strictly to our values of honest and ethical representation. We don’t beat around the bush. We are straightforward about your case and how we can help.
Our experienced immigration attorneys are licensed and admitted to practice before the Immigration Courts. Spencer Lee has successfully defended cases at the trial and appellate levels of the administrative immigration court system. Our very own Ken Smith is the honorary consul of Chile in Arizona, as we are passionate about immigration across the board.
Contact Mesa’s Trusted Immigration Attorneys, Today!
If you are dealing with some kind of immigration issue or case, we want to hear from you. Our immigration attorney is ready to speak with you about your case. Don’t waste time and acquire the services of a reputable immigration attorneys. Call us at 602-892-5000 for more information, or feel free to come by the office at 6816 E Brown Rd #101 Mesa, Arizona 85207.