Over the past few months, numerous oil and gas companies have announced layoffs. Both supermajors and smaller companies have undergone workforce reductions, leaving an impact on the Houston economy and the individuals who find themselves out of work.
The Law Office of Kathryn N. Karam PC specializes in one area of law—immigration. With growing tension surrounding immigration reform in Texas, and around the nation as a whole, successfully navigating the complex legal system requires a tenured and passionate lawyer. With over 8 years experience focused solely on the complexities surrounding visas, naturalization, citizenship, non-immigrant visas, detention and removal, Kathryn and her team have been recognized on multiple occasions as the top immigration lawyers in Houston.
Unraveling 30 Years of Immigration History
In almost nine years of practicing immigration law, I have had the opportunity to handle many challenging and difficult cases. Some cases are challenging simply because the facts make it difficult to know what outcome we can expect, while others are challenging because the present situations not directly addressed in our immigration laws. And then there are people who have been in the U.S. for 20 or 30 years without a resolution in their case.
Immigration Lawyer in Houston: Travel Issues for Permanent Residents.
Here’s a surprising-but-true fact about Green Cards and U.S. immigration: Having a Green Card does not mean you will be allowed to board a plane to return to the U.S., and if you are allowed to board a plane to return to the U.S., the Green Card does not stop you from being detained or questioned when you return to the United States after international travel.
US Visa: Travel Risks Explained by an Immigration Lawyer in Houston
I’m going to start out by saying something that might surprise you, but it’s true: Having a visa in your passport or clearance through the Visa Waiver ESTA portal does not mean you will be allowed to enter the U.S., It’s hard to believe, but even after a person is approved for a US visa at an Embassy or Consulate, or is cleared by Customs and Border Protection through ESTA, CBP has the authority to refuse entry to a person. Here are some travel risks explained by an immigration lawyer in Houston.