Due to the current situation related to Coronavirus, and the State of Emergency orders from the governor of California, our office will continue to work behind closed doors. We will not see any clients in person.
If you have any questions please address them to us via email to [email protected]
To the extent possible we will try to accommodate telephonic appointments or consultations but we ask that you request them via e-mail. Our telephone number, (619) 291-1112, will continue to operate to the extent that the situation permits, but any appointments must be scheduled through e-mail. 
Thank you for your understanding.

Debido a la situación actual relacionada con el Coronavirus, al grado que nos sea posible, nuestro personal seguirá trabajando a puerta cerrada, no se atenderá a nadie en persona. 
En caso de tener alguna duda o pregunta favor de hacerla por correo electrónico a [email protected]  
Trataremos de llevar a cabo consultas migratorias telefónicamente. Pedimos solicite cita telefónica mediante correo electrónico. Nuestro teléfono, (619) 291-1112, seguirá operando al grado que nos lo permita la situación actual, pero cualquier cita se agendará por correo electrónico.
Gracias por su comprensión

Resolving Immigration Problems
In An Honest & Responsible Manner

Requesting background clearance for immigrant visas

As the number of immigrants entering the country continues to rise, policies are constantly being reviewed by California officials to ensure immigrants have proper access to documentation needed live and work.

Part of immigration policy regarding gaining visas includes obtaining a records clearance and background checks. Though procuring a visa, whether it is for marriage, school or employment can take time, starting with a background check will get the ball rolling.

The California Department of Justice has certain steps in place to help those who would like to apply for immigration visas obtain a background clearance. There are different procedures that must be followed for both in-state and out-of-state applications.

In-state applications require an electronic submission. The steps for this type of submission include printing out the proper request form, getting fingerprinted at an approved Live Scan location, submitting with payment and waiting for processing.

For out-of-state submissions, steps are slightly differently — though just as important. Out-of-state applications must be submitted by mail as opposed to the electronic applications.

The given procedure to obtain this type of background check includes printing out required forms with instructions, contacting a local law enforcement agency to obtain a blank fingerprinting card, getting fingerprinted through an approved service and mailing in submissions along with payment.

It doesn’t matter if the application for a background clearance comes from in-state or out-of-state, the given procedures to request one must be followed carefully to ensure applications are not rejected.

Obtaining a background check is just one of many steps required to procure an immigration visa. While the process may take time and can require a variety of legal avenues to achieve, starting with the most basic step of retrieving a background clearance will help get the process started.

Source: oag.ca.gov, “Visa/Immigration,” last accessed July 21, 2014


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For our clients’ convenience we offer English and Spanish speaking services.

Trump administration now wants to replace properly trained and experienced asylum officers with Border Patrol officers with 5 weeks training to conduct credible fear interviews. Quality and justice once again sacrificed for speed by Trump.

Jóvenes DACA en peligro.
Los jóvenes que se han visto beneficiados con el programa DACA se podrán ver perjudicados si no renuevan su DACA antes del fallo de la corte suprema de la nación que será en junio de 2020.
Lo recomendable es que se renueve dicho permiso aún si el permiso vence despues de la fecha del fallo de la corte que sera en junio de 2020.