3 Things an Immigration Lawyer in Dallas Wants Texas to Watch Out for in 2018

The election campaigns of 2016 propelled many immigration topics to the forefront of current events. Setting limits on immigration, restricting access from specific countries, and searching out undocumented residents for deportation became key subjects. Every notable immigration lawyer in Dallas is paying attention to the daily activities of the national and state legislatures, as well…

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Texas Sanctuary City Ban Updates October 2017

During recent months, the Texas state legislature has passed legislation designed to eliminate the existence of “sanctuary cities” in Texas. A Texas sanctuary city is defined as one whose officials and law enforcement may have chosen not to assist in the pursuit and detention of individuals who may be deemed to be present in the…

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What is Consular Processing | Davis & Associates

If you are not currently in the United States and, therefore, not qualified to apply for an Adjustment of Status, an Immigrant Visa application presented to the U.S. Consulate in your location is the best course of action. An approved visa petition with a current priority date is needed to start the process. National Visa…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

The Challenge of H-1B Visas In our Dallas Immigration Law practice, we are frequently asked the question, “How can I get a work visa?” Technically, there is no such thing as a general visa to work in the US. Each visa type is for a specific purpose, such as studying (F-1, M-1, J-1), tourism (B-2),…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

Introduction and History of the I-601A There are situations in which a person with a US citizen or permanent resident relative can be sponsored for permanent residence but cannot obtain that permanent resident status here in the US. If a person who has been sponsored for permanent residence by a family member has lived in…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

What is deportation? It is the term used when the U.S. government is forcing a non U.S. citizen to leave the United States. When facing deportation, an immigration lawyer is necessary to ensure the process moves quickly and smoothly. In practice, the concepts of deportation immigration law are difficult to comprehend. U.S. deportation can be…

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