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West New York Immigration Lawyer Delivers High-Level Counsel

New Jersey attorney assists with U.S. residency and citizenship matters

People around the world dream about building a life in the United States, but complex rules can stop even the most dedicated prospective immigrants. At Winograd and Schwartz, Attorneys at Law, P.C. in West New York, we represent clients in family and employment immigration matters. New Jersey attorney Laraine Schwartz has more than 30 years of experience helping people who are already in the United States as well as assisting with consular processing for those who are abroad. Don’t be deterred by the complex rules that govern U.S. immigration. Our firm achieves successful results for clients in green card, naturalization and other proceedings before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Proven firm offers full legal support for a wide range of immigration issues

We provide guidance in all matters related to immigration, such as:

  • Green cards — If you seek lawful permanent resident status within the United States, we will advise you of the requirements and support your application whether you are outside the country or are here and seeking an adjustment of status.
  • Family-based immigration — Our knowledge in this area will help you understand how you can bring a loved one to America. Various factors can affect consideration of these cases, including the specific relationship and the homeland in question.
  • LGBT immigration issues — Varying standards that exist throughout the world can make it very difficult for LGBT individuals and families who seek entry into the United States. Our firm has a detailed understanding of the relevant issues and handles cases where LGBT residents are facing persecution in their home country.
  • Appeals — Often the denial of a requested immigration action is based on a faulty interpretation or incomplete information. If your application has been rejected, we might be able to build a strong argument for reversal.
  • USCIS temporary protected status — We pursue temporary protected status from USCIS for people who are here and seek to avoid removal due to dangerous conditions in certain designated countries.
  • Employment-based immigration — Our clients include a variety of employers who are looking to attract needed personnel. We also represent individuals who wish to work and live in United States.
  • International adoptions — Bringing a baby here from another country requires a thorough understanding of the laws and procedures in both countries. We give prospective parents the guidance they need to complete this joyful process.

Attorney Laraine Schwartz has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995 and has extensive experience with all aspects of immigration law. Our staff is bilingual in Spanish and English, and we are committed to providing exceptional representation at a reasonable rate.

Accomplished advocate defends clients against removal proceedings

Receiving a Notice to Appear at a removal hearing can be very scary if you have built a life in this country. However, a strong defense gives you the best chance to present your case if you have been targeted due to an arrest or some other factor. We investigate the case thoroughly and can provide information that authorities might have missed.

Experienced lawyer helps clients achieve citizenship through naturalization

If you have been a lawful permanent resident in the United States for at least five years or qualify in some other way, we will guide you through the lengthy naturalization process. From your application through the testing and interviews, we will help you achieve your goal of American citizenship. This includes assistance with obtaining supporting evidence and handling the required civics test.

Contact a skillful North Jersey immigration attorney to schedule an appointment

Winograd and Schwartz, Attorneys at Law, P.C. handles all types of immigration matters for New Jersey residents as well as individuals who are seeking to enter the United States. Please call 201-770-9990 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at our West New York office. Our staff assists clients in Spanish and English.

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  • West New York Office
    440 60th Street
    Suite 206
    West New York, New Jersey 07093
    Phone: 201-770-9990
    Fax: 201-770-9992