Due to the health risks posed by the Corona Virus tragedy, our office is following the directives of the governor of California in order to minimize the risks to our staff, our clients and our community. Our office will continue to operate fully, as it has thus far, observing our normal schedule, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We will continue to schedule appointments to meet with clients and will do this via ZOOM or Telephone only.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of our lawyers or staff members, please do so by calling our office at 619-291-1112. You can also contact us via e-mail at [email protected]

Thank you for your understanding.


Debido a los riesgos para la salud planteados por la tragedia del Virus Corona, nuestra oficina está siguiendo las directivas del gobernador de California para minimizar los riesgos para nuestro personal, nuestros clientes y nuestra comunidad. Nuestra oficina seguirá funcionando a pleno, como lo ha hecho hasta ahora, cumpliendo con nuestro horario habitual, de lunes a viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m. Continuaremos programando citas para reunirnos con los clientes y lo haremos solo a través de ZOOM o por teléfono.

Si desea programar una cita con alguno de nuestros abogados o miembros del personal, hágalo llamando a nuestra oficina al 619-291-1112. También puede contactarnos por correo electrónico a [email protected]

Gracias por su comprensión.

Resolving Immigration ProblemsIn An Honest & Responsible Manner

Tips for bringing a foreign spouse to the United States

Many United States citizens find their spouses overseas. When this happens, the goal of the couple is usually to have both of them living in the same country. If you are in this position and want to bring your spouse to the U.S., you need to remember that this might not be such an easy process.

One of the most important things to remember is that these applications take time to work through the process. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offices are usually running behind on processing these, so you could wait for a long time.

Another factor that might come into the picture is that your spouse will come into the country on a green card. They will have to wait around three years to petition to become a citizen. During this time, they will be able to stay in the country as long as they are able to cross the border.

When your spouse comes to the U.S., they will have to go through the border officials. These individuals have the right to deny entry if they think that fraudulent information was used to secure the visa or if they think your spouse is a security risk. Being prepared for questions and packing appropriately might be beneficial. For example, a person who is only supposed to come as a tourist shouldn’t bring anything that signals they don’t plan to leave.

Throughout the process of being able to enter the country and applying for citizenship, your spouse will have to deal with the USCIS. This may include interviews and appointments with government officials. Be sure they are on time for these and that they are prepared. These proceedings can have a direct impact on their ability to remain in the country.


We are open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

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