Why are we the Best Immigration Lawyers in Miami
Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of attorneys who practice immigration law. AILA’s mission is to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
Our founder and managing partner, Alma Chacon, Esq., is dual licensed in Venezuela and in the United States. Graduated as a Lawyer from the Central University of Venezuela, with the highest honor Summa Cum Laude. Alma also counts with a PhD in Law, from the same University and has a Master of legal Argumentation from the University of Alicante
Detail oriented and personalized attention: Alma herself picks up phone calls and answers every email sent by clients addressing their doubts expeditiously. Honest with the possible outcome of the case: Alma does not create unrealistic expectations and advises which would be the possible outcome with transparency.
Thinking and argumentative approach out of the box: her background as professor in legal reasoning in Civil Law system allows Alma to create legal and fact arguments that have been successfully accepted by immigration authorities.
As an immigrant herself Alma is able to put in the clients’ needs and concerns regarding an important transition in their life such as a change of country, environment and culture, understanding the fears and interest involved.
Continually updated and legal researcher: United States immigration laws are complex and more than ever are in continuous change. Alma dedicates a high percentage of her time to perform legal research to construe the best arguments to fit clients’ situation within the rules and requirements of the law.
Alma’s legal firm has a solid reputation as expressed by the moving and emotional testimonials from her many clients. Paramount for their clients is the compassionate nature of Alma’s persona. She has countless references and heartfelt notes of gratitude for her dedication and involvement.
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Our law form assists you with various visa applications to help you realize your goal for coming to the United States. Business or tourist visas, for employment, inter-company transfers or to or any combination of these. Alma Chacon, Esq. wide range of services and professional approach defines her a top immigration lawyer in Miami.
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Alma Chacon, the immigration attorney in Miami and near Fort Lauderdale. Contact her for help with your immigration law matters today. Once you get in touch with Alma and select her as your voice for your case, you will receive the best service with ample access to solve all your doubts and answer your questions.
How to choose the Best Immigration Attorney in Miami, FL?
Transparency: openness, communications and accountability.
Personalized attention: reachable, personal contact, understanding of client’s situation and needs
Fast & Cost-effective: on-going follow up with You, the client, supporting them to obtain required documents, response in reasonable times, prepare and support the case in a reasonable time.
NO Hidden Fees: attorney fees cover all the tasks related with preparation, support the facts and legal arguments, and retainer agreement thoroughly explain the scope of the representation.
Knowledgeable: on-going training and legal researcher, consultation with legal sources, consultation with other experts in complex cases.
Strategic: planning in advance possible requests of evidence according with trends in immigration.
Obtaining expected results: high rate of approved cases (95%). Visas granted, green cards adjudicated, extensions and other immigration benefits granted.
Recognition: Client peers attest to the professionalism and dedication. Excellent reputation in the local community of South Florida for Best Immigration Lawyer in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
Not work overburdened. Has ample availability and staff to handle multiple case at the same time without jeopardizing the success of your case.
Affordable immigration services retainer fees and flexible payment options through 1-Click Pay .
Highest ethical standards in the treatment and management of our case and the necessary privacy required.
Understands multicultural nuances of different Spanish and English speaking nationalities. In other words, speaks your language and understands the culture of the country where you come from.
What Are the Things to Look for Before Choosing an Immigration Lawyer in Florida?
Advocacy for clients’ rights: continued follow-up to obtain responses from immigration authorities
Expertise in particular immigration areas: with the complexity of immigration laws, clients look for attorneys particularly oriented to certain type of matters.
Creative Thinking: Finding means and ways to move your immigration case forward .
Easy Accessibility: you want an attorney who is available when you need it, be it personally or by phone. You need someone reliable by your side.
Reputation within the immigration community, officers and with colleagues.
Honesty: open, factual, direct and of good moral character.
Reasonable attorney fees, services you can afford, unlike most of the market standard pricing schemes. Find an attorney that doesn’t penalizes with other costs down the road.
No hidden fees, a lawyer fees must be transparent and upfront.
Why Should I Hire an Immigration Attorney in Florida?
Cultural identification, it’s no secret that Hispanics have not just a common language but also share a culture. This like-minded sense of camaraderie transpires in most personal and professional relationships.
Expertise: the more years and Attorney has the better. Although it is not the only factor that you should consider, it is definitely of a significance importance.
Knowledge: the only way to measure before you hire an attorney is the success rate, not the alleged results but real, demonstrable results.
You can save money and even save time, because they can speed up the immigration process
They will fight for your immigration rights and for all the other rights that the US constitution provides
Speak your same language. Needless to say, that it is easier and more comfortable for you to have an attorney that you can communicate with. If you are an English or Spanish speaker you will be able to communicate with ease.
Many are immigrants as you. South Florida is a melting pot of nationalities, it is not an unlikely situation that one of those immigrants happens to be a knowledgeable attorney that went through a similar process than the one you will be going through.
Frequently Asked Questions about Immigration
What is a green card?
Is a document (card) adjudicated after a immigrant visa petition, which constitutes evidence of lawful permanent status, allowing to permanently work and live within the United States. Generally are granted for 10 years, except those based on family petition through marriage when couple has been married for less than 2 years. It can conduct to obtain the US citizenship prior residency for 5 or 3 years, physical presence and compliance of other requirements.
What is a visa?
Is an authorization that allows to travel and seek entry to the United States, which is placed in the traveler’s passport. The fact that the visa is granted is not an automatic warranty that the individual can enter the United States, because is subject to the admission and inspection by the Customs and Border Protection authorities. There are two broad categories of visas: immigrant visas: to permanent immigrate to US and non-immigrant visa: to temporarily enter and its duration depends on the regulations and purposes.
What is asylum:
Is a temporary protection granted to a person who flees his/her home country because of persecution based on race, nationality, religion, political opinion or membership to a particular social group, perpetrated by the government of such country. An asylum is not a visa.
What is adjustment of status?
This is the process that you can use to apply for lawful permanent resident status (also known as applying for a Green Card) when you are present in the United States. This means that you may get a Green Card without having to return to your home country to complete visa processing.
What is an alien number?
A unique seven-, eight- or nine-digit number assigned to a noncitizen by the Department of Homeland Security, also known as USCIS number
What is I-94?
The Arrival and Departure Record is the I-94, in either paper or electronic format, issued by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer to foreign visitors entering the United States. As of April 30, 2013, most Arrival and/or Departure records are created electronically upon arrival. An 11-digit number found on Form I-94 or Form I-94A Arrival-Departure Record.