Attorney Gladys Mogaka, an immigrant herself, has a broad understanding of U.S Immigration Nationality Laws. She will explore your eligibility all available benefits to determine if any apply to you. Prior to becoming a U.S Attorney, Gladys was an advocate of High Court of Kenya where she practiced Commercial Law. It was at Michigan State University School of Law that Gladys received her Master of Laws (LLM), specializing in Immigration Law. She is currently a member of New York State Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association Law Society of Kenya.
We represent clients for a full range of immigration issues, including:
how difficult it can be for family members to be separated from each other because of their immigration status. There are numerous visa types for family members of U.S. citizens. Obtaining a green card through marriage, a parent, an adult child, or a sibling can be a difficult path but we are here to help you navigate your status adjustment. We will help you choose a category that fits your circumstances.
If you are an investor looking to invest a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business, our firm will identify your goals recommend solutions for you. The E-2 nonimmigrant visa allows a national of a treaty country to be admitted to United States, as long as you can prove that you have control of a business enterprise by ownership or operational control. Employees of such an enterprise may also be eligible for visa processing.
Citizenship / Naturalization
Are you a child born of a United States Citizen? Are you a green card holder who is now eligible to apply for naturalization? For legal permanent residents, going through naturalization process to obtain U.S. citizenship has many benefits. However, naturalization process is not without challenges. We are experienced in helping permanent legal residents become U.S. citizens.
Have you already been removed from U.S. wish to return? Are you in U.S. unlawfully, but can show that removal would be an extreme hardship to a spouse, child, or other designated individual? Are you inadmissible because of a criminal conviction? Most of these situations can be remedied by filing for waiver. We can assist you in exploring available waivers for your case.
Are you afraid to go back to your country for fear of persecution? Are you being targeted because of your race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group?Asylum provides safe haven in United States to an individual seeking protection from persecution in their home country. Asylum cases can be quite complicated, but successful applicants will have a chance to eventually become a permanent resident.
Have you been denied an immigration benefit? Did you miss your hearing? Have you been placed under removal proceedings for violating your visa status? It is absolutely important that you retain an attorney who understands immigration law. We provide legal counsel for those facing deportation from United States.
We help our clients through visa application process for any type of visa, such as:
B-1/B-2 Visitor’s Visa: available to visitors coming to U.S. for business (B-1) or pleasure (B-2). They are normally for short stays, do not allow for local employment.
F-1 Student Visa: available to students pursuing full-time, non-vocational, academic programs at post-secondary institutions. Such a student maintains F-1 status as long as they are enrolled in program full-time.
U Visa: available to a person who has suffered substantial physical or mental abuse as a result of having been a victim of certain crimes. The victim must be willing to cooperate with law enforcement authority.
Adjustment of Status
If you entered country with a non-immigrant visa such as a tourist visa, a temporary work visa, or a student visa, we can help you obtain permanent legal or obtain a green card.
Other immigration matters
When searching for long-term immigration solutions, you want to find answers directly tailored to your situation. At Gladys Law, we represent individuals, families, businesses across United States with a wide range of immigration concerns. We help untangle legal problems related to immigration status.
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