The following are examples of the types of cases ILCM can assist with, based on availability:
A process in which an individual receives a green card and becomes a permanent resident.
A process in which an individual suffering persecution based on race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion seeks protection from the U.S.
A process that adjusts a legal resident’s status to a lawfully admitted permanent resident. This application for cancellation of removal is usually made during the course of a hearing before an immigration judge.
A process that adjusts a non-legal resident’s status from a deportable non-legal resident to one lawfully admitted for permanent residence. This application for cancellation of removal is usually made during a court hearing before an immigration judge.
Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a non-citizen. The most common path allows a green card holder (permanent resident) of at least 5 years to apply for naturalization. But there are other options.
A process that allows minors or individuals who migrated to the U.S. as children to defer removal action for a certain period of time. It does not provide lawful status.
Allows for a lawful permanent resident or citizen to begin the process of requesting an alien relative to immigrate to the U.S. I-130 is the first step in a 3 stage process, followed by I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, and VISA Processing.
A type of relief from deportation that allows qualified individuals, who meet the NACARA eligibility requirements, to apply. Includes, but is not limited to, certain individuals who applied for asylum by specified dates, from Guatemala, El Salvador, and the former Soviet bloc countries who entered the United States.
Program that aims to assist non-native children in the U.S. who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected. Includes certain children unable to be reunited with a parent and allows for them to get a green card.
A process that allows individuals from countries designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security as TPS may be granted Temporary Permanent status.
Provides immigration protection to victims of severe forms of human trafficking that assist law enforcement investigations of human trafficking cases
Allows battered immigrants to petition for legal status in the United States without relying on abusive U.S.citizen or legal permanent resident spouses, parents or children to sponsor their Adjustment of Status (Form I-485) applications.
A process that allows an undocumented immigrant to voluntarily leave the U.S. without an order of removal.