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North CarolinaImmigration Law Lawyers in Wilson, North Carolina

Immigration attorneys in North Carolina tend to focus on either employment based or family based immigration. Lawyers focusing on immigration law help individuals work legally in the United States, defend against deportation actions, file asylum requests, or apply for citizenship or naturalization. Employment based immigration attorneys help businesses with compliance issues under state or federal law, help foreign workers get temporary work visas or a green card for permanent residence, obtain an E-1 or E-2 visa or the H-1B visa for specialty occupations, or work with executives in multinational corporations for an L-1A visa or TN visa for companies in Canada or Mexico under NAFTA. Many immigration attorneys in North Carolina are former INS attorneys.

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William M J Farris

William M J Farris
Farris & Thomas Law, PA
PO BOX 2848
Wilson, NC 27893
Licensed for 20 years, William M J Farris is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >

Tartt B Thomas

Tartt B Thomas
P.O. Box 2848
Wilson, NC 27894
Licensed for 24 years, Tartt B Thomas is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >

William Junior Vasquez

William Junior Vasquez
Vasquez Law Firm, PLLC
612 S Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC 27577
Licensed for 10 years, William Junior Vasquez is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >
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Board Certified in Immigration Law

Board Certified Specialist in Immigration Law in North Carolina - On March 6, 1997, Immigration Law was approved as the sixth specialty area in North Carolina. Thereafter, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization designated immigration law as a field of law for certification of specialists under the North Carolina Plan of Legal Specialization.

State Bar Rules, Ch. 1, Subch. D, .2602 defines the specialty of immigration law as the "practice of law dealing with obtaining and retaining permission to enter and remain in the United States including, but not limited to, such matters as visas, changes of status, deportation and exclusion, naturalization, appearances before courts and governmental agencies, and protection of constitutional rights."


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American Immigration Lawyers Association

AILA promotes justice, advocates for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advances the quality of immigration and nationality law and practices to enhance the professional development of its members.


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