From visa overstayer to green card holder

Fatima from Senegal had overstayed her visitor visa in 1992 because she had fallen in love.  When Fatima’s daughter, born in the U.S., finally turned 21, she was able to file an I-130 petition on behalf of her mom. Because Fatima had entered the country legally, it was through the…

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From an Order of Removal to a Green Card

When Jose came to our firm, he had just received an Order of Removal from the United States.  He had missed a hearing in Immigration Court due to wrong information from his prior attorney. Attorney Shelley Grant was able to get Jose’s case reopened in Immigration Court.  Following a hearing,…

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Another I-601A Victory

We recently had a client from Guatemala successfully return to the US after completing his consular processing based upon an approved I-601A waiver.  His wife sent us this wonderful email.  We could not be happier for him, his wife, and their 2 year old son!   “We just wanted to let you know…

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Marriage-Based LPR Granted for Diplomatic Visa Holder

“I just wanted to thank Jay Bagia and the staff at Bagia & Associates for their help in my case.  My wife is from Guinea and I am a United States citizen.  We wanted to get my wife’s immigration paperwork resolved, but we were worried because she entered on a…

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A Grateful New Citizen

I met with Jay Bagia regarding a request for evidence that was issued to me after my naturalization interview–I had attended the first interview without a lawyer. Mr. Bagia provided an assessment of my case which was about a specialized tax issue. After an extensive discussion with him, I hired…

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Asylum Granted

A success story to share with you. I am honored to have been by Catherine’s side throughout the last four years while she has worked her way through the immigration quagmire. I met Catherine in 2012 when she was working on her second Master’s Degree here in the United States.…

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A Beautiful Life Together

I really have to say that Bagia & Associates changed my life. When I came to them, my husband had no legal status in the United States and we were hesitant to move forward with our life plans knowing that his future in this country was uncertain. It was really…

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A Satisfied Family

The immigration process can sometimes seem daunting. But when the attorney and client work together the results can be life changing…… Good morning Shelley, Just to inform you about our daughter’s green card, we just got it today by mail, we also received your letter yesterday.  Thank you very much…

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Another Changed Life

I am often asked what is the best part of being an immigration attorney.  The best part is knowing I have changed someone’s life.  Michelle explains it better than I could ever explain it……. Dear Shelley, I am alive in the fullest sense of the word after 33 odd years…

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