From joining family members to investing in a business, people move to the U.S. for many reasons. If you are preparing to move to Baton Rouge, or another Louisiana city because of a job that you have been offered, it is important to make sure that you work through the immigration process properly and have a good understanding of what to expect. At Shelby Law Firm, we know how stressful this can be for immigrants who come from all backgrounds and understand the importance of handling paperwork and other immigration matters appropriately.
If you are an immigrant who lives in Baton Rouge, it can be difficult to live in a new country without your family being close by. Here is what you need to know about how you can bring your spouse to live with you in the United States as a permanent resident.
Many people come to the United States because they were persecuted in their home county. Immigrants may be granted a green card on the basis of persecution even if they are undocumented and facing a removal proceeding. This is known as an asylum claim.
If you are new to Louisiana and adjusting to life as a refugee in an unfamiliar community, you may have already experienced uncertainty. However, there are proactive steps you can take to find ways to contribute to your newfound surroundings, thrive in your aspirations and become a successful refugee.