Individuals who are eligible for permanent resident status and are presently in the United States may be able to file an application to adjust status (obtain a greencard) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has the authority to detain and place individuals in removal proceedings, also known as Immigration Court.
Waiver applications filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may overcome certain grounds of inadmissibility and removability/deportability related to immigration violations and criminal convicitons.
Individuals fleeing persecution on the basis of race, religion, political opinion, nationality or membership in a particular social group are required to file their asylym applications within one year of entry into the United States.
“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Mr. Andrés López practices in all areas of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. Being an immigrant himself from Medellin, Colombia, Mr. López is passionate, committed, and an enthusiastic advocate for the immigrant community. He believes in helping the diverse immigration community achieve their unique American dreams which collectively emphasize on maintaining family unity, creating businesses, obtaining education, and weaving their cultural heritages into the rich rubric of the American society. Attorney López understands and respects his client’s desire of having a direct relationship with their attorneys, and he prides himself on his accessibility and quality of work.