“The success of the cases depends on how skillfully you show and explain your story.”
Juan Antonio Lozada Leoni.
CEO The Law Office of JAL.
“The success of the cases depends on how skillfully you show and explain your story.”

Juan Antonio Lozada Leoni.
CEO The Law Office of JAL.

Immigration appeals:

The immigration judge denied your case?
This is not the end of the process! There are still instances you can go to in order to continue your case.

An appeal is a request for a different authority to review an unfavorable decision.
You can appeal certain USCIS decisions to the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), an office within the Department of Justice.
The #BIA and #AAO are administrative appeals entities that have jurisdiction over different types of immigration cases.
Your denial or revocation notice will provide information on whether the decision can be appealed and where to file your appeal to.

Our team assists you with your appeal.

Affirmative asylum
You can apply for affirmative asylum while you are in the United States. To do this, you must file Form I -589 within one year of your arrival in the country.
To apply for affirmative asylum, you cannot have an open removal proceeding from the United States. On the other hand, to do so you must:

File Form I-589.
Attend the biometric data collection appointment.
Go to the interview, in which it is recommended to be accompanied by a lawyer.

A supervisory asylum officer reviews the asylum officer’s decision to ensure that the case presented is consistent with the law. Depending on the nature of your case, the supervisory asylum officer may refer the decision to the Asylum Division headquarters task force for further review.
We accompany you throughout your Affirmative Asylum process, including the submission of your asylum package, interview, and hearings.

Defensive asylum
Defensive asylum is filed when you apply as a defense to your removal from the United States. Therefore, to apply for this type of asylum, you must be in formal removal proceedings in Immigration Court with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
Generally, you will be placed in asylum defense proceedings when: you are ineligible upon termination of affirmative asylum or, you have been detained in United States or at the border for irregularities in your immigration status.

If the immigration judge hearing your case determines that you are eligible, you will be granted asylum. If, on the other hand, the judge determines that you are ineligible, the judge will consider whether you can apply for other help against removal. Finally, if the judge decides that you are ineligible for any other form of help, the judge will order your removal from the US.

The decision that you are ineligible for defensive asylum can be appealed by you, so remember to seek the advice of a good team of professionals.

Status adjustment

Through this process, you can apply for Lawful Permanent Resident status or Green Card.

The first thing you must do to apply for Status Adjustment is to find out if you fall into any of the categories determined. If you are eligible for this, you can fill out Form I -485.

Remember that, in this process, you may have to attend an interview with USCIS or submit some additional evidence.

If you are in a country other than the United States, you must obtain your visa abroad through consular

Immigration Law

We advise on the conditions of entry, stay and departure for those seeking to emigrate to the United States. In addition to all procedures related to emigration and repatriation, visa and residence permit applications.
Our experienced immigration lawyers provide specialized legal advice for all aspects of applying for political asylum and refugee status and can represent clients in any US state.

Political Asylum

If you fear persecution upon return to your home country, you may be eligible for political asylum in the United States. However, to qualify for political asylum, the harm you fear must be based on religion, race, nationality,
political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. The persecution you fear must be from the government or from an individual or group that the government cannot or will not protect you from.


TPS allows beneficiaries to live and work in the United States for the duration of the crisis in their country, without fear of being placed in deportation proceedings. Also, the Department of Homeland Security cannot detain them
because of their immigration status.


To register or re -register to TPS, you must file Form I-821

Family Petition

The process known as family reunification allows immigrants who have already become citizens or permanent residents to apply for permanent residence visa for their immediate family members.
The processing time depends on the family relationship and also on the legal status of the sponsor. It usually varies between 6 to 18 months.
If the relative is outside the United States, he or she may obtain permanent residence through a consular procedure, in which the interested party must apply for a visa using Form I-130.

Green Card

The Green Card authorizes you to work and reside permanently in the United States. The application process depends on your individual situation and may include:

– Adjustment of status for persons residing in the US

– Consular processing for persons residing outside the US Therefore, cases involving immigration and US nationality should be represented by lawyers with experience in this field.

Other Sevices

Cancellation of Removal

This process can be done for those people who are in official removal proceedings before an immigration judge.

It is a form of relief that applies to both permanent residents and non-residents.

Through removal cancellation, you can restore your green card (if you are a permanent resident) or get it (if you are undocumented). You can go through this process with the help of specialized lawyers to obtain the best

CoA Change of Address

It is your obligation to notify the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or the immigration entity where you have your case in order to avoid delays in your process and you will be able to access to information and notifications in a timely manner.

The change of address must be notified within 10 days of your move. This applies to most individuals who are not United States citizens. This process may be done through Form AR-11, or through your current USCIS
online account.

Credible fear

Credible Fear is when you state with evidence (in a Credible Fear interview) that you are afraid of returning to your country because of persecution based on race, nationality, political and ideological position, among others.

The purpose of this interview is to determine whether you are eligible for asylum. Thus, if you are under credible fear, you must apply for asylum before an immigration judge.
We accompany you hand in hand with expert professionals so that you can empower yourself with knowledge and ownership to make your case successful.

Are you ready to start your process?

Request a consultation appointment with one of our lawyers.


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