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

California immigration issues: Why might a visa be denied?

A number of issues affect those wishing to immigrate to California or any other state in the country. Some may affect those who are wishing to come for the first time, while others may affect those whose current papers are about to expire. Today, we’d like to cover one specific immigration issue — visa denials.

Immigrants looking to obtain visas in order to enter or remain in the country face a number of hurdles before applications are approved or denied. While the vast majority of visas are approved, there are some that are denied based on certain eligibility standards. Some of these standards include:

  • Meeting all visa category requirements
  • Past criminal convictions
  • Reported drug activity
  • Supplying fraudulent information

If a visa is denied, a reason for the denial will be provided. Some reasons may be easily overcome, while others are considered permanent. For those reasons that are considered non-permanent, a waiver of ineligibility may be applied for. If that waiver is approved, the visa may be granted. If the waiver is denied, it is still possible to appeal the decision and/or reapply for a visa again in the future.

While applying for a visa may seem like a pretty straightforward process, there are actually a number of issues that may present themselves. As with all immigration issues, the rules and regulations governing the visa-approval process can be somewhat confusing. A California immigration attorney can help, by ensuring that all necessary documents are in order and that the proper visa category is applied for. If a visa is denied, further assistance to appeal the decision is also available.

Source: travel.state.gov, “Visa Denials”, Dec. 31, 2014


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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.