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Immigration Legal in Metairie, Louisiana

Immigration law in the United States is extremely complex, and a person may face many issues. Becoming a lawful permanent resident, and eventually obtaining citizenship, is a dream for so many foreign nationals and sadly, thousands of people find themselves placed into removal proceedings every year. Due to the complicated nature of the law, many people do not know how to achieve their dreams, what type of visa to apply for, or the steps to take when they face challenges along the way. If you are trying to adjust your status, obtain a green card, or have any other questions, a Metairie immigration lawyer can help you navigate the process.

Family-Based Immigration Options

The United States government allows individuals in the country to sponsor a family member so they can enter the country. Some of the most common options pursued by these individuals include:

  • Family-based immigration: Individuals that are already a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident can sponsor a family member so they can enter the country and even eventually apply for a green card.
  • Family preference immigrant visas: When a person is a relative of a United States citizen, they can apply for a family preference visa, even if the foreign national is an immediate relative.
  • K-1: Individuals that are outside of the country but that have a fiancé within the United States can apply for a K-1 visa. A K-1 visa will allow a person to enter the country for the purpose of marriage. Once married, a person can then apply for an immediate relative visa.
  • Waivers of inadmissibility: When a person is not eligible to enter the country, or is already in the country illegally, they can apply for a waiver of inadmissibility so they can enter or remain in the country.

To qualify for any of the above options, individuals must choose the one that is right for them. A Metairie immigration lawyer can advise on which option is right for a specific situation.

Employment-Based Immigration Options

Individuals that wish to enter the country for employment purposes also have many options. Investors that wish to enter the United States with the intent to create employment opportunities can apply for a visa, as can specially trained individuals. The majority of employment-based visas are approved when a foreign national is sponsored by an employer already in the United States, but a person is sometimes also able to sponsor themselves.


Deportation is the greatest fear of many immigrants in the United States. However, when a person is placed into removal proceedings, there are many defenses available. A Metairie immigration lawyer can advise on whether an individual is eligible for asylum status, and on what options are available when the deportation would place undue hardship on a citizen or a lawful permanent resident.

Call Our Immigration Lawyers in Metairie Today

Immigration law in the United States provides many options for foreign nationals, but the system is inherently complex. At The Law Firm, our Metairie immigration lawyers can advise on your case and provide the help you need. Call us today or contact us online to schedule a meeting with one of our skilled attorneys.

Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents

At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, our Metairie immigration lawyers have the knowledge and experience to help clients present the best case for the cancellation of removal for a non-permanent resident.

Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents

At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, our Metairie immigration lawyers have the experience and tenacity to represent clients seeking the cancellation of removal.

Citizenship and Naturalization

At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, our Metairie immigration lawyers have the skills and legal knowledge to assist you with the full range of citizenship and naturalization issues.

DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents)

We are consistently monitoring immigration law and immigration policies for any reforms or updates that will affect the rights of your clients.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

If you have questions about your rights or options under DACA, we are more than ready to help.

Deferred Action (DACA) Renewal

Our firm always stays up-to-date with the latest legal developments in this ever-shifting area of immigration law.

Green Card Renewal for Conditional Residents

Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence form. We are committed to helping people and families find efficient, effective immigration solutions.

Immigration – EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Our law firm helps clients navigate the application process and overcome the obstacles that might stand in their way.

Green Card through Marriage

We also assist couples who are applying for K-1 fiancé(e) visas. If you have any questions or concerns about getting a green card through marriage, our legal team is here to help.

Green Card through Family

With vast experience handling a wide range of complex immigration matters, our firm is dedicated to providing immigration solutions.

Green Cards

An immigration and green card lawyer can handle all types of applications for permanent residency in the United States

I-601A Waiver Immigration Lawyer

Our immigration team knows that these are complex and time-sensitive matters. If you have questions about I-601A waivers, we are here to provide guidance and support.

H-1B Visa

These visas provide individuals a temporary visa based on their acquired skills.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

With a deep understanding of the immigration law provisions included in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), we help people in difficult situations find the best path forward.

Parole in Place (PIP) Lawyer

Immigration attorneys have the skills and experience to help you and your family with Parole in Place (PIP) cases.


Obtaining a visa allows foreign nationals to visit or live in the United States, but obtaining the right type of visa is not always easy.


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