July 6, 2023
USCIS Offices for People in Austin
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a government agency under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which handles the majority of immigration applications in the U.S. If you are a foreign citizen living in the Austin area, you might wonder where the nearest […]
June 4, 2023
Can Federal Employees have Dual Citizenship?
The short answer is yes, but there are several considerations you should have in mind before obtaining dual citizenship. At J. Sparks Law, we can answer questions like this for anyone in the Austin area with immigration or citizenship concerns. It’s always best to have […]
May 27, 2023
What Happens When a Foreign National Marries a U.S. Citizen?
When a foreign national marries a U.S. citizen, he or she receives no automatic benefit. The parties must file for legal status and await a final decision. If the foreign national is abroad, he or she will go through what is commonly called “consular processing,” which […]
April 28, 2023
How to Help Immigrant Families in Austin?
U.S. immigration law allows United States citizens and green card holders to petition the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to give their relatives green cards based on their family relationships. At J. Sparks Law, we have experienced family immigration lawyers who help clients […]
March 20, 2023
Do You Need an Attorney to Help With Naturalization Process?
Do You Need an Attorney to Apply for Citizenship? Many people who obtain the status of lawful permanent residents, hope to someday apply to become U.S. citizens. To obtain U.S. citizenship, one must go through what is known as a naturalization process, and you can […]
January 26, 2023
Overview of the USCIS Process
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a federal government agency that processes immigration benefits for both temporary visitors and permanent immigrants. The agency reviews applications for many different visa categories, but getting any of the visas approved is no easy walk in […]