Immigration lawyer in Maryland

immigration ImmigrationThe federal immigration laws of the United States can be extremely complicated and present a wide variety of issues for any non-citizen, or even U.S. citizens petitioning for their non-citizen family members. When you are facing any immigration issues, from obtaining a work visa, to challenging deportation, it is important that you have an attorney with experience and knowledge of the immigration system, and the ability to quickly and efficiently resolve any issues that may arise.

Immigration Attorney Himedes V. Chicas, a native Spanish speaker, has extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law, and has aggressively and successfully fought for the rights of non-citizens facing a wide variety of immigration issues. As a Maryland immigration lawyer, Mr. Chicas has represented clients before the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Executive Office for Immigration Review (the Immigration Courts), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), the Department of State (DOS), and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Among the matters that we can represent you or your family member on, are the following:

  • Motions for custody re-determination (immigration bond) before the immigration courts
  • Removal defense before the immigration courts, including the following applications for relief:
    • LPR and Non-LPR cancellation of removal (EOIR-42A / EOIR-42B)
    • Adjustment of status (I-485)
    • Criminal and non-criminal waivers of inadmissibility (I-601)
    • Asylum and related relief (I-589)
    • NACARA (I-881)
    • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) (I-821)
    • Motions to reopen (recessions of in absenita removal orders, sua sponte motions)
    • Motions to reconsider
  • Affirmative immigration benefits, including the following:
    • Family-based immigrant visa petitions (I-130 and adjustment of status and consular processing)
    • K-1 visa petitions for fiancées of U.S. citizens (I-129F)
    • Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) visa petitions (I-1360)
    • U visas for qualifying victims of crime (I-918)
    • Deferred Action (including DACA and DAPA) (I-821D)
    • Naturalization applications (N-400) and certificates of citizenship (N-600)
    • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ) for unaccompanied minors (I-360)
    • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) (I-821)
    • Renewal or Replacement of Permanent Resident Cards (I-90)
    • Advance Parole requests (I-131)
  • Deferred Inspections before CBP
  • Requests for stay of removal before ICE
  • Direct appeals before the BIA
  • Petitions for Review before the federal courts
  • Direct consultations and advisory opinions with criminal counsel regarding the immigration consequences of criminal convictions

Our representation is client-focused and client-driven.

This means that we will take the time to individually and honestly assess the unique facts and circumstances of your case with your needs and goals at the forefront. Recognizing the limitations in our current immigration system, we will provide you with sincere and straightforward advice and will only accept your case if we believe that there is a possible solution to your matter or li arguments for eligibility. As our client, we will provide you with zealous and innovative representation in your immigration matter, and work together with you in achieving our mutual goals. Your success is our success!

Please call us today to discuss your immigration matter and allow us to assist you in achieving the American dream. Mr. Chicas can be reached on his cell phone at 202-384-2647 or by calling the office at 240.292.7200.

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