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Immigration Law

Immigration LawAt the law firm of Hilf & Hilf, PLC, we specialize in helping individuals, families, and employers navigate the difficulties that come with immigration. In our years of experience practicing immigration law, we have a proven track record of successfully resolving a wide range of immigration and naturalization issues.

The US Citizen Application Process, Permanent Residency, and Hiring Professional/Nonprofessional Employees.

The United States citizen application and immigration and nonimmigrant processes are extremely complex, and obtaining permanent residency requires a long list of requirements, paperwork, and the legal expertise to properly process and present your case. It is crucial for anyone attempting to receive permanent residency, or for anyone who wants to obtain a legal status to work in the United States, to consult an experienced attorney who specializes in immigration law. During the process of submitting paperwork to the United States government, even one mistake in your application can lead to denial. Furthermore, any records or documents submitted to the United States government by or on your behalf become permanent records of your case, which may be a basis to help, hinder, or deny you in the future. Do not make the mistake of self-representation, or make the mistake of obtaining shoddy legal representation. The experienced team at Hilf & Hilf, PLC can guide you through each step of the immigration process and maximize the potential for you to successfully become a lawful resident or United States citizen.

Types of Immigration

Immigration is generally divided into four separate categories: Employment-based, Family-based, Litigation, and Nationality & Citizenship. Employment-based immigration usually involves an employer petitioning for its workers or potential workers, with some exceptions, such as: extraordinary aliens, national interest waivers, E-2 investors, and EB05 investors. Family-based immigration, on the other hand, requires a green card holder or a US citizen to sponsor a family member such as the parents, children, siblings, or a spouse. Litigation cases often present complex, life-changing issues such as removal proceedings or adversarial hearings against government attorneys in Federal Courts. Nationality and citizenship concern the process for green card holders to become naturalized, or for children of United States citizens to derive citizenship from a United States citizen parent.

Experienced in Immigration Law

As an immigrant to the United States and active member of the Michigan Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), attorney Sufen Hilf is familiar with the difficult legal issues that immigrants often face. Having formerly lived in Mainland China, she speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and is especially sensitive to the needs of those dealing with immigration. Sufen Hilf's many years of immigration law experience and expertise as a licensed attorney can benefit you and the people you care about.

When you, a family member, or an employer, are facing potential issues relating to immigration, it is important to immediately consult with an experienced immigration lawyer. It is a good idea to carry in your wallet or purse, or bookmark in your computer or cell phone, the name and telephone number of an experienced immigration attorney to assist you if there is the potential for such an issue to arise, such as the law firm of Hilf & Hilf, PLC.